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Rapid City May 8 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of May 8.
May 8 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 88 °F 1985
Lowest temperature 21 °F 2010
Lowest daily high 37 °F 1950
Highest daily low 58 °F 1992
Most precipitation 1.4 inches 1995
Most snow 5.1 inches 1965
May 8 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 64.3 °F
Average low 39.0 °F
Chance precipitation 39.0%
Chance snow 3.5%
Rapid City May 8 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 70 36 0.44 n/a
2021 50 36 0.00 n/a
2020 61 33 0.00 n/a
2019 41 35 0.30 n/a
2018 73 46 0.02 0.0
2017 68 51 0.00 0.0
2016 63 40 0.00 0.0
2015 54 44 0.04 0.0
2014 46 30 0.32 0.0
2013 74 38 0.00 0.0
2012 63 34 0.00 0.0
2011 76 46 0.00 0.0
2010 53 21 0.00 0.0
2009 56 35 0.02 0.0
2008 50 40 0.09 0.0
2007 73 43 0.00 0.0
2006 67 42 0.18 0.0
2005 56 45 0.41 n/a
2004 86 54 0.00 n/a
2003 54 42 0.02 n/a
2002 53 33 0.00 n/a
2001 76 40 0.00 n/a
2000 59 36 0.00 0.0
1999 66 31 0.00 0.0
1998 45 31 0.02 n/a
1997 60 35 0.00 0.0
1996 50 46 0.04 n/a
1995 53 47 1.36 0.0
1994 69 45 0.00 0.0
1993 53 40 0.95 0.0
1992 85 58 0.00 0.0
1991 79 36 0.00 0.0
1990 57 34 0.00 0.0
1989 67 46 0.08 0.0
1988 56 40 0.35 0.0
1987 87 48 0.00 0.0
1986 45 39 0.52 0.0
1985 88 53 0.00 0.0
1984 61 32 0.00 0.0
1983 75 40 0.03 0.0
1982 69 35 0.00 0.0
1981 58 38 0.04 0.0
1980 66 27 0.00 0.0
1979 44 29 0.18 0.0
1978 52 36 0.09 0.0
1977 79 52 0.00 0.0
1976 73 39 0.00 0.0
1975 64 36 0.12 0.0
1974 75 40 0.08 0.0
1973 73 40 0.31 0.0
1972 53 33 0.00 0.0
1971 73 39 0.02 0.0
1970 56 38 0.45 0.0
1969 62 34 0.00 0.0
1968 50 34 0.00 0.0
1967 65 44 0.00 0.0
1966 48 34 0.12 0.0
1965 42 32 1.36 5.1
1964 58 45 0.00 0.0
1963 69 50 0.00 0.0
1962 76 42 0.01 0.0
1961 62 38 0.00 0.0
1960 67 42 0.00 0.0
1959 64 38 0.00 0.0
1958 69 42 0.00 0.0
1957 64 43 0.05 0.0
1956 84 48 0.00 0.0
1955 76 35 0.00 0.0
1954 63 35 0.00 0.0
1953 76 52 0.15 0.0
1952 53 41 0.18 0.0
1951 75 45 0.00 0.0
1950 37 29 0.29 3.0
1949 68 44 0.00 0.0
1948 56 34 0.25 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on May 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 88 °F 1985
2 87 °F 1987
3 86 °F 2004
4 85 °F 1992
5 84 °F 1956
6 79 °F 1977
6 79 °F 1991
8 76 °F 2001
8 76 °F 1962
8 76 °F 1955
8 76 °F 2011
8 76 °F 1953
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on May 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 21 °F 2010
2 27 °F 1980
3 29 °F 1979
3 29 °F 1950
5 30 °F 2014
6 31 °F 1998
6 31 °F 1999
8 32 °F 1984
8 32 °F 1965
10 33 °F 2020
10 33 °F 2002
10 33 °F 1972
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on May 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 37 °F 1950
2 41 °F 2019
3 42 °F 1965
4 44 °F 1979
5 45 °F 1998
5 45 °F 1986
7 46 °F 2014
8 48 °F 1966
9 50 °F 1968
9 50 °F 2021
9 50 °F 1996
9 50 °F 2008
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on May 8
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.4 inches 1965
1 1.4 inches 1995
3 0.9 inches 1993
4 0.5 inches 1986
5 0.4 inches 1970
6 0.4 inches 2022
7 0.4 inches 2005
8 0.4 inches 1988
9 0.3 inches 2014
10 0.3 inches 1973
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on May 8
Rank Precipitation Year
1 5.1 inches 1965
2 3.0 inches 1950
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location