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Rapid City October Weather

Averages and records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota in the month of October.
Typical Rapid City October Weather
1991–2020
Average daily high 61.0 °F
Average daily low 33.9 °F
Average monthly precipitation 1.3 inches
Average monthly snow 2.6 inches
Rapid City October Weather Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 96 °F October 2, 2011
Lowest temperature -7 °F October 26, 2020
Highest daily low 60 °F October 1, 1967
Lowest daily high 14 °F October 26, 2020
Hottest average temperature 11.8 °F
above average
1963
Coldest average temperature -9.4 °F
below average
2019
Most daily precipitation 2.5 inches October 9, 1982
Most monthly precipitation 5.6 inches 1998
Most daily snow 16.0 inches October 4, 2013
Most monthly snow 20.7 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
October 1 68.2 39.8 94 20
October 2 67.6 39.4 96 27
October 3 67.2 39.0 90 24
October 4 66.9 38.6 94 27
October 5 66.6 38.3 93 19
October 6 66.3 38.0 94 15
October 7 66.0 37.8 89 13
October 8 65.6 37.4 89 16
October 9 65.1 37.1 92 14
October 10 64.5 36.6 88 11
October 11 63.9 36.2 89 16
October 12 63.4 35.7 90 16
October 13 62.9 35.3 87 18
October 14 62.3 34.8 85 15
October 15 61.6 34.3 87 13
October 16 60.9 33.8 91 14
October 17 60.5 33.4 85 17
October 18 60.0 33.0 86 16
October 19 59.6 32.6 86 15
October 20 59.2 32.2 84 19
October 21 58.9 31.8 89 19
October 22 58.3 31.5 82 13
October 23 57.9 31.0 80 12
October 24 57.5 30.6 84 16
October 25 57.2 30.2 82 9
October 26 56.6 29.9 81 -7
October 27 56.1 29.4 84 2
October 28 55.6 29.0 81 6
October 29 55.1 28.6 82 1
October 30 54.7 28.2 85 -2
October 31 54.3 27.9 81 -2
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location