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Rapid City October 17 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of October 17.
October 17 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 85 °F 2003
Lowest temperature 17 °F 1984
Lowest daily high 40 °F 2006
Highest daily low 45 °F 1956
Most precipitation 1.0 inches 1998
Most snow 0.8 inches 1990
October 17 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 60.5 °F
Average low 33.4 °F
Chance precipitation 23.2%
Chance snow 5.0%
Rapid City October 17 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2021 78 34 0.00 n/a
2020 51 27 0.17 n/a
2019 73 33 0.00 n/a
2018 68 32 0.00 0.0
2017 77 40 0.00 0.0
2016 64 41 0.05 0.0
2015 61 27 0.00 0.0
2014 56 34 0.00 0.0
2013 45 29 0.00 0.0
2012 54 41 0.00 0.0
2011 55 38 0.02 0.0
2010 59 34 0.00 0.0
2009 72 24 0.00 0.0
2008 64 32 0.00 0.0
2007 52 40 0.00 0.0
2006 40 28 0.00 0.0
2005 76 40 0.00 n/a
2004 55 30 0.00 n/a
2003 85 39 0.00 n/a
2002 65 26 0.00 n/a
2001 81 34 0.14 n/a
2000 76 34 0.00 0.0
1999 57 21 0.00 0.0
1998 52 33 1.04 0.0
1997 83 37 0.00 0.0
1996 44 24 0.03 n/a
1995 65 41 0.00 0.0
1994 51 39 0.60 0.0
1993 62 34 0.00 0.0
1992 46 23 0.00 0.0
1991 80 36 0.00 0.0
1990 41 24 0.07 0.8
1989 44 20 0.00 0.0
1988 53 36 0.50 0.0
1987 72 25 0.00 0.0
1986 75 37 0.00 0.0
1985 63 39 0.00 0.0
1984 56 17 0.00 0.0
1983 61 30 0.00 0.0
1982 75 41 0.00 0.0
1981 55 40 0.00 0.0
1980 44 35 0.00 0.0
1979 65 40 0.00 0.0
1978 63 41 0.09 0.0
1977 65 38 0.00 0.0
1976 53 30 0.00 0.0
1975 66 29 0.00 0.0
1974 83 42 0.00 0.0
1973 73 42 0.00 0.0
1972 42 21 0.00 0.0
1971 47 38 0.67 0.0
1970 69 36 0.00 0.0
1969 46 20 0.00 0.0
1968 50 26 0.00 0.0
1967 60 33 0.00 0.0
1966 60 28 0.00 0.0
1965 66 37 0.00 0.0
1964 54 34 0.00 0.0
1963 77 44 0.00 0.0
1962 64 32 0.00 0.0
1961 63 38 0.10 0.0
1960 66 40 0.00 0.0
1959 67 26 0.00 0.0
1958 69 38 0.00 0.0
1957 63 31 0.00 0.0
1956 68 45 0.00 0.0
1955 68 37 0.00 0.0
1954 69 39 0.00 0.0
1953 79 44 0.00 0.0
1952 63 32 0.00 0.0
1951 42 29 0.10 0.8
1950 85 44 0.00 0.0
1949 57 34 0.00 0.0
1948 54 17 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on October 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 85 °F 2003
1 85 °F 1950
3 83 °F 1974
3 83 °F 1997
5 81 °F 2001
6 80 °F 1991
7 79 °F 1953
8 78 °F 2021
9 77 °F 2017
9 77 °F 1963
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on October 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 17 °F 1948
1 17 °F 1984
3 20 °F 1989
3 20 °F 1969
5 21 °F 1972
5 21 °F 1999
7 23 °F 1992
8 24 °F 2009
8 24 °F 1996
8 24 °F 1990
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on October 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 40 °F 2006
2 41 °F 1990
3 42 °F 1972
3 42 °F 1951
5 44 °F 1989
5 44 °F 1996
5 44 °F 1980
8 45 °F 2013
9 46 °F 1969
9 46 °F 1992
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on October 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.0 inches 1998
2 0.7 inches 1971
3 0.6 inches 1994
4 0.5 inches 1988
5 0.2 inches 2020
6 0.1 inches 2001
7 0.1 inches 1951
7 0.1 inches 1961
9 0.1 inches 1978
10 0.1 inches 1990
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on October 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.8 inches 1990
1 0.8 inches 1951
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location