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Rapid City April Weather

Averages and records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota in the month of April.
Typical Rapid City April Weather
1991–2020
Average daily high 57.2 °F
Average daily low 31.3 °F
Average monthly precipitation 2.1 inches
Average monthly snow 10.0 inches
Rapid City April Weather Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 93 °F April 22, 1989
Lowest temperature -1 °F April 3, 2020
Highest daily low 59 °F April 17, 2005
Lowest daily high 16 °F April 2, 2020
Hottest average temperature 7.5 °F
above average
1985
Coldest average temperature -7.7 °F
below average
2013
Most daily precipitation 3.2 inches April 5, 1997
Most monthly precipitation 5.2 inches 1967
Most daily snow 20.0 inches April 9, 2013
Most monthly snow 43.4 inches 2013
Note: Daily averages are a moving average which includes 14 days before and after
Day Average (°F) Record (°F)
High Low High Low
April 1 53.6 27.5 87 8
April 2 53.7 27.7 78 1
April 3 54.1 27.9 78 -1
April 4 54.3 28.2 82 10
April 5 54.5 28.6 84 16
April 6 54.7 28.8 82 6
April 7 54.9 29.1 85 11
April 8 55.4 29.4 81 7
April 9 55.8 29.8 88 11
April 10 56.1 30.1 87 12
April 11 56.3 30.3 85 10
April 12 56.5 30.5 86 10
April 13 56.8 30.6 87 6
April 14 57.0 30.9 83 5
April 15 57.1 31.2 85 12
April 16 57.2 31.5 86 7
April 17 57.5 31.8 87 16
April 18 57.9 32.0 90 16
April 19 58.2 32.4 85 8
April 20 58.5 32.6 89 2
April 21 58.9 32.9 92 14
April 22 59.2 33.3 93 13
April 23 59.5 33.6 85 12
April 24 59.8 34.0 89 22
April 25 60.1 34.3 86 22
April 26 60.4 34.7 89 20
April 27 60.6 35.0 87 17
April 28 60.7 35.3 89 18
April 29 61.0 35.7 85 11
April 30 61.4 36.0 92 9
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location