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Rapid City May 4 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of May 4.
May 4 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 91 °F 1986
Lowest temperature 25 °F 2013
Lowest daily high 38 °F 1961
Highest daily low 57 °F 1986
Most precipitation 0.6 inches 1959
Most snow 0.2 inches 1950
May 4 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 63.1 °F
Average low 37.4 °F
Chance precipitation 36.3%
Chance snow 4.0%
Rapid City May 4 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 56 40 0.02 n/a
2021 64 31 0.02 n/a
2020 61 36 0.08 n/a
2019 71 31 0.00 n/a
2018 78 44 0.00 0.0
2017 73 31 0.00 0.0
2016 76 42 0.00 0.0
2015 59 44 0.22 0.0
2014 64 39 0.00 0.0
2013 58 25 0.00 0.0
2012 74 49 0.00 0.0
2011 60 33 0.00 0.0
2010 63 36 0.00 0.0
2009 64 36 0.00 0.0
2008 61 26 0.00 0.0
2007 64 45 0.00 0.0
2006 46 36 0.00 0.0
2005 71 32 0.23 n/a
2004 79 42 0.00 n/a
2003 60 43 0.04 n/a
2002 63 28 0.00 n/a
2001 59 34 0.00 n/a
2000 81 52 0.00 0.0
1999 58 42 0.20 0.0
1998 68 38 0.00 n/a
1997 77 34 0.00 0.0
1996 46 31 0.03 n/a
1995 62 33 0.00 0.0
1994 71 40 0.00 0.0
1993 80 47 0.00 0.0
1992 73 44 0.00 0.0
1991 49 27 0.00 0.0
1990 66 35 0.21 0.0
1989 62 38 0.04 0.0
1988 61 30 0.00 0.0
1987 61 44 0.00 0.0
1986 91 57 0.00 0.0
1985 74 40 0.00 0.0
1984 59 33 0.02 0.0
1983 69 37 0.00 0.0
1982 59 41 0.00 0.0
1981 60 44 0.14 0.0
1980 76 43 0.00 0.0
1979 75 34 0.00 0.0
1978 52 42 0.35 0.0
1977 74 40 0.02 0.0
1976 83 44 0.01 0.0
1975 81 42 0.00 0.0
1974 71 37 0.00 0.0
1973 79 41 0.00 0.0
1972 68 33 0.00 0.0
1971 68 46 0.00 0.0
1970 76 40 0.00 0.0
1969 67 49 0.00 0.0
1968 59 30 0.00 0.0
1967 43 29 0.00 0.0
1966 90 40 0.00 0.0
1965 84 46 0.00 0.0
1964 69 41 0.00 0.0
1963 64 39 0.04 0.0
1962 78 49 0.00 0.0
1961 38 33 0.41 0.0
1960 50 35 0.00 0.0
1959 50 40 0.64 0.0
1958 72 42 0.00 0.0
1957 54 41 0.03 0.0
1956 45 36 0.00 0.0
1955 69 38 0.00 0.0
1954 60 27 0.00 0.0
1953 52 40 0.01 0.0
1952 80 55 0.00 0.0
1951 70 44 0.00 0.0
1950 42 30 0.06 0.2
1949 66 50 0.00 0.0
1948 64 36 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on May 4
Rank Temperature Year
1 91 °F 1986
2 90 °F 1966
3 84 °F 1965
4 83 °F 1976
5 81 °F 2000
5 81 °F 1975
7 80 °F 1952
7 80 °F 1993
9 79 °F 2004
9 79 °F 1973
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on May 4
Rank Temperature Year
1 25 °F 2013
2 26 °F 2008
3 27 °F 1954
3 27 °F 1991
5 28 °F 2002
6 29 °F 1967
7 30 °F 1968
7 30 °F 1950
7 30 °F 1988
10 31 °F 1996
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on May 4
Rank Temperature Year
1 38 °F 1961
2 42 °F 1950
3 43 °F 1967
4 45 °F 1956
5 46 °F 2006
5 46 °F 1996
7 49 °F 1991
8 50 °F 1959
8 50 °F 1960
10 52 °F 1978
10 52 °F 1953
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on May 4
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.6 inches 1959
2 0.4 inches 1961
3 0.4 inches 1978
4 0.2 inches 2005
5 0.2 inches 2015
6 0.2 inches 1990
7 0.2 inches 1999
8 0.1 inches 1981
9 0.1 inches 2020
10 0.1 inches 1950
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on May 4
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.2 inches 1950
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location