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Rapid City May 6 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of May 6.
May 6 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 88 °F 2017
Lowest temperature 26 °F 1989
Lowest daily high 39 °F 2019
Highest daily low 56 °F 2005
Most precipitation 1.6 inches 2015
Most snow 0.4 inches 2010
May 6 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 63.8 °F
Average low 38.2 °F
Chance precipitation 37.2%
Chance snow 3.7%
Rapid City May 6 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 76 43 0.08 n/a
2021 65 35 0.00 n/a
2020 62 33 0.00 n/a
2019 39 34 0.11 n/a
2018 75 49 0.00 0.0
2017 88 44 0.00 0.0
2016 78 48 0.00 0.0
2015 70 49 1.61 0.0
2014 60 43 0.00 0.0
2013 69 29 0.00 0.0
2012 64 40 0.00 0.0
2011 67 35 0.00 0.0
2010 48 32 0.24 0.4
2009 66 42 0.02 0.0
2008 70 43 0.00 0.0
2007 58 40 0.07 0.0
2006 70 35 0.00 0.0
2005 77 56 0.03 n/a
2004 71 45 0.00 n/a
2003 58 31 0.05 n/a
2002 53 34 0.00 n/a
2001 58 32 0.04 n/a
2000 68 47 0.10 0.0
1999 56 41 0.00 0.0
1998 66 31 0.00 n/a
1997 73 47 0.00 0.0
1996 62 42 0.00 n/a
1995 63 45 0.66 0.0
1994 52 41 0.14 0.0
1993 62 49 0.26 0.0
1992 85 45 0.00 0.0
1991 60 28 0.00 0.0
1990 82 42 0.00 0.0
1989 72 26 0.00 0.0
1988 83 41 0.12 0.0
1987 74 48 0.00 0.0
1986 58 34 0.00 0.0
1985 78 32 0.00 0.0
1984 56 36 0.15 0.0
1983 67 42 0.60 0.0
1982 62 30 0.00 0.0
1981 55 44 0.34 0.0
1980 71 38 0.00 0.0
1979 71 40 0.00 0.0
1978 49 37 0.29 0.0
1977 68 46 0.05 0.0
1976 56 29 0.00 0.0
1975 58 38 0.08 0.0
1974 73 35 0.02 0.0
1973 65 44 0.11 0.0
1972 50 31 0.00 0.0
1971 64 35 0.00 0.0
1970 84 54 0.00 0.0
1969 74 43 0.00 0.0
1968 56 44 0.01 0.0
1967 64 35 0.00 0.0
1966 79 48 0.00 0.0
1965 64 40 0.01 0.0
1964 61 42 0.16 0.0
1963 79 49 0.00 0.0
1962 74 42 0.00 0.0
1961 67 36 0.00 0.0
1960 60 32 0.00 0.0
1959 51 37 0.00 0.0
1958 78 37 0.20 0.0
1957 72 46 0.02 0.0
1956 54 40 0.02 0.0
1955 68 43 0.00 0.0
1954 63 43 0.05 0.0
1953 74 43 0.00 0.0
1952 81 49 0.09 0.0
1951 58 34 0.00 0.0
1950 57 33 0.03 0.0
1949 57 39 0.00 0.0
1948 67 33 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on May 6
Rank Temperature Year
1 88 °F 2017
2 85 °F 1992
3 84 °F 1970
4 83 °F 1988
5 82 °F 1990
6 81 °F 1952
7 79 °F 1966
7 79 °F 1963
9 78 °F 1958
9 78 °F 2016
9 78 °F 1985
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on May 6
Rank Temperature Year
1 26 °F 1989
2 28 °F 1991
3 29 °F 1976
4 29 °F 2013
5 30 °F 1982
6 31 °F 1998
6 31 °F 1972
6 31 °F 2003
9 32 °F 2010
9 32 °F 1985
9 32 °F 1960
9 32 °F 2001
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on May 6
Rank Temperature Year
1 39 °F 2019
2 48 °F 2010
3 49 °F 1978
4 50 °F 1972
5 51 °F 1959
6 52 °F 1994
7 53 °F 2002
8 54 °F 1956
9 55 °F 1981
10 56 °F 1968
10 56 °F 1999
10 56 °F 1984
10 56 °F 1976
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on May 6
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.6 inches 2015
2 0.7 inches 1995
3 0.6 inches 1983
4 0.3 inches 1981
5 0.3 inches 1978
6 0.3 inches 1993
7 0.2 inches 2010
8 0.2 inches 1958
9 0.2 inches 1964
10 0.1 inches 1984
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on May 6
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.4 inches 2010
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location