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Rapid City October 2 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of October 2.
October 2 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 96 °F 2011
Lowest temperature 27 °F 2009
Lowest daily high 36 °F 1999
Highest daily low 60 °F 1957
Most precipitation 1.1 inches 1986
Most snow 1.0 inches 1950
October 2 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 67.6 °F
Average low 39.4 °F
Chance precipitation 23.3%
Chance snow 2.7%
Rapid City October 2 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2021 77 41 0.00 n/a
2020 71 31 0.00 n/a
2019 45 33 0.10 n/a
2018 87 38 0.00 0.0
2017 51 39 0.22 0.0
2016 79 50 0.00 0.0
2015 56 46 0.39 0.0
2014 64 35 0.04 0.0
2013 65 48 0.00 0.0
2012 85 42 0.00 0.0
2011 96 46 0.00 0.0
2010 65 36 0.00 0.0
2009 55 27 0.00 0.0
2008 77 37 0.00 0.0
2007 67 38 0.00 0.0
2006 75 47 0.00 0.0
2005 76 50 0.00 n/a
2004 70 30 0.00 n/a
2003 74 32 0.00 n/a
2002 43 36 0.00 n/a
2001 77 42 0.00 n/a
2000 69 40 0.00 0.0
1999 36 30 0.06 0.0
1998 44 39 0.41 0.0
1997 91 49 0.00 0.0
1996 47 32 0.00 n/a
1995 63 38 0.00 0.0
1994 60 48 0.00 0.0
1993 69 33 0.00 0.0
1992 90 51 0.00 0.0
1991 64 43 0.00 0.0
1990 70 50 0.00 0.0
1989 41 35 0.01 0.0
1988 68 40 0.00 0.0
1987 67 31 0.00 0.0
1986 47 41 1.07 0.0
1985 64 43 0.00 0.0
1984 78 44 0.00 0.0
1983 69 47 0.15 0.0
1982 67 34 0.00 0.0
1981 89 40 0.00 0.0
1980 64 40 0.00 0.0
1979 73 44 0.00 0.0
1978 62 47 0.00 0.0
1977 57 37 0.00 0.0
1976 85 50 0.00 0.0
1975 82 39 0.00 0.0
1974 80 36 0.00 0.0
1973 66 45 0.04 0.0
1972 74 43 0.00 0.0
1971 47 41 0.21 0.0
1970 70 40 0.00 0.0
1969 82 42 0.00 0.0
1968 55 30 0.00 0.0
1967 74 52 0.02 0.0
1966 67 43 0.13 0.0
1965 66 43 0.00 0.0
1964 76 34 0.00 0.0
1963 81 55 0.00 0.0
1962 62 43 0.00 0.0
1961 67 33 0.00 0.0
1960 70 39 0.00 0.0
1959 48 32 0.00 0.0
1958 68 36 0.00 0.0
1957 88 60 0.00 0.0
1956 88 47 0.00 0.0
1955 63 42 0.00 0.0
1954 85 37 0.00 0.0
1953 71 47 0.02 0.0
1952 74 34 0.00 0.0
1951 76 50 0.03 0.0
1950 39 27 0.10 1.0
1949 72 45 0.00 0.0
1948 73 44 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on October 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 96 °F 2011
2 91 °F 1997
3 90 °F 1992
4 89 °F 1981
5 88 °F 1956
5 88 °F 1957
7 87 °F 2018
8 85 °F 2012
8 85 °F 1954
8 85 °F 1976
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on October 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 27 °F 2009
1 27 °F 1950
3 30 °F 2004
3 30 °F 1968
3 30 °F 1999
6 31 °F 1987
7 31 °F 2020
8 32 °F 1959
8 32 °F 1996
8 32 °F 2003
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on October 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 36 °F 1999
2 39 °F 1950
3 41 °F 1989
4 43 °F 2002
5 44 °F 1998
6 45 °F 2019
7 47 °F 1986
7 47 °F 1971
7 47 °F 1996
10 48 °F 1959
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on October 2
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.1 inches 1986
2 0.4 inches 1998
3 0.4 inches 2015
4 0.2 inches 2017
5 0.2 inches 1971
6 0.1 inches 1983
7 0.1 inches 1966
8 0.1 inches 2019
8 0.1 inches 1950
10 0.1 inches 1999
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on October 2
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.0 inches 1950
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location