Rapid City Weather in 1948

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1948 based on NOAA data.
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1948 Rapid City Weather Extremes
note: data for this year is incomplete
Highest temperature 103 °F September 15
Lowest temperature 0 °F December 15
Highest daily low 72 °F August 23
Lowest daily high 16 °F December 14
Most daily precipitation 1.4 inches October 29
Most daily snow 3.5 inches December 24
Total annual precipitation 15.3 inches -
Total annual snow 9.1 inches -
May 1948 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
53 40 0.30 0.0
57 34 0.00 0.0
60 33 0.00 0.0
64 36 0.00 0.0
53 34 0.01 0.0
67 33 0.00 0.0
70 40 0.00 0.0
56 34 0.25 0.0
37 32 0.24 0.9
42 31 0.07 0.6
55 29 0.00 0.0
60 34 0.00 0.0
74 36 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.00 0.0
70 38 0.00 0.0
72 40 0.00 0.0
90 48 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
91 62 0.00 0.0
73 59 0.00 0.0
77 56 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.07 0.0
80 56 0.55 0.0
67 50 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
62 47 0.00 0.0
52 41 0.01 0.0
47 40 0.16 0.0
54 46 0.01 0.0
78 51 0.00 0.0
June 1948 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 56 0.00 0.0
86 62 0.00 0.0
78 60 0.60 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
75 58 0.01 0.0
79 55 0.01 0.0
85 55 0.00 0.0
84 53 0.00 0.0
90 60 0.00 0.0
77 57 0.00 0.0
71 51 0.01 0.0
66 49 0.36 0.0
72 55 0.37 0.0
74 50 0.67 0.0
71 51 0.00 0.0
66 56 0.50 0.0
58 45 0.69 0.0
58 43 0.16 0.0
57 41 0.00 0.0
60 51 0.12 0.0
71 52 0.61 0.0
63 54 0.41 0.0
70 52 0.00 0.0
70 49 0.03 0.0
72 48 0.10 0.0
68 47 0.17 0.0
71 50 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.00 0.0
78 53 0.04 0.0
88 51 0.00 0.0
July 1948 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
91 58 0.48 0.0
90 62 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
90 62 0.00 0.0
98 64 0.00 0.0
98 69 0.00 0.0
98 63 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
86 61 0.00 0.0
90 59 0.67 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
82 56 0.60 0.0
82 53 0.00 0.0
71 58 0.33 0.0
75 54 0.00 0.0
76 56 0.00 0.0
80 51 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.03 0.0
90 57 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.03 0.0
74 54 0.00 0.0
89 54 0.00 0.0
91 60 0.51 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.00 0.0
86 52 0.00 0.0
75 59 0.00 0.0
70 54 0.00 0.0
81 49 0.00 0.0
85 55 0.00 0.0
August 1948 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
70 56 0.14 0.0
65 48 0.00 0.0
72 48 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.00 0.0
77 58 0.25 0.0
82 55 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.11 0.0
77 60 0.03 0.0
82 57 0.01 0.0
81 53 0.41 0.0
85 54 1.31 0.0
81 56 0.01 0.0
84 53 0.80 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
88 57 0.00 0.0
94 61 0.00 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
95 62 0.00 0.0
101 65 0.00 0.0
80 58 0.00 0.0
92 57 0.00 0.0
95 64 0.00 0.0
97 72 0.00 0.0
94 65 0.00 0.0
78 56 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
90 55 0.00 0.0
94 55 0.00 0.0
93 62 0.00 0.0
102 60 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
September 1948 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
87 57 0.05 0.0
93 54 0.00 0.0
100 62 0.00 0.0
89 65 0.00 0.0
77 57 0.00 0.0
64 45 0.13 0.0
63 43 0.00 0.0
72 39 0.00 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
85 44 0.00 0.0
94 54 0.00 0.0
88 56 0.00 0.0
88 54 0.00 0.0
100 56 0.00 0.0
103 57 0.00 0.0
80 62 0.00 0.0
86 64 0.00 0.0
95 57 0.00 0.0
70 49 0.06 0.0
67 47 0.05 0.0
83 44 0.00 0.0
85 46 0.30 0.0
80 57 0.00 0.0
64 50 0.00 0.0
74 56 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
79 48 0.00 0.0
82 46 0.00 0.0
61 44 0.00 0.0
October 1948 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
64 40 0.00 0.0
73 44 0.00 0.0
83 41 0.00 0.0
83 50 0.00 0.0
67 41 0.23 0.0
48 37 0.00 0.0
61 38 0.00 0.0
68 38 0.00 0.0
63 30 0.00 0.0
57 31 0.00 0.0
64 28 0.00 0.0
71 33 0.00 0.0
72 34 0.00 0.0
77 41 0.00 0.0
67 37 0.00 0.0
42 21 0.00 0.0
54 17 0.00 0.0
70 35 0.00 0.0
72 33 0.00 0.0
66 36 0.00 0.0
72 34 0.00 0.0
64 38 0.00 0.0
78 38 0.00 0.0
79 42 0.00 0.0
63 40 0.00 0.0
63 34 0.00 0.0
57 36 0.00 0.0
48 36 0.07 0.0
48 43 1.40 0.0
61 39 0.00 0.0
64 35 0.00 0.0
November 1948 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
60 39 0.00 0.0
62 37 0.00 0.0
59 34 0.00 0.0
44 30 0.09 0.2
43 31 0.02 0.2
45 32 0.00 0.0
35 19 0.00 0.0
41 17 0.00 0.0
34 26 0.03 0.3
41 21 0.00 0.0
48 19 0.00 0.0
35 24 0.00 0.0
53 22 0.00 0.0
61 27 0.00 0.0
59 35 0.01 0.0
48 29 0.00 0.0
44 29 0.08 0.9
30 25 0.00 0.0
29 12 0.00 0.0
32 8 0.00 0.0
33 16 0.00 0.0
43 16 0.03 0.0
45 29 0.03 0.0
50 32 0.00 0.0
41 24 0.00 0.0
43 22 0.00 0.0
34 17 0.00 0.0
51 12 0.00 0.0
41 21 0.00 0.0
40 18 0.00 0.0
December 1948 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
43 22 0.00 0.0
58 21 0.00 0.0
68 35 0.00 0.0
45 18 0.03 0.3
30 15 0.00 0.0
33 10 0.00 0.0
31 9 0.00 0.0
23 7 0.00 0.1
23 3 0.00 0.0
41 18 0.00 0.0
46 18 0.00 0.0
57 24 0.00 0.0
38 15 0.00 0.0
16 11 0.02 0.2
17 0 0.11 1.3
23 2 0.00 0.0
22 2 0.00 0.0
29 4 0.00 0.0
38 11 0.00 0.0
41 25 0.00 0.0
35 13 0.00 0.0
32 10 0.00 0.0
25 11 0.01 0.3
20 14 0.30 3.5
17 6 0.01 0.2
35 11 0.00 0.0
40 16 0.00 0.0
27 9 0.00 0.0
27 6 0.00 0.0
32 10 0.00 0.0
37 8 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location