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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)
May 1
53 40 0.30 0.0
May 2
57 34 0.00 0.0
May 3
60 33 0.00 0.0
May 4
64 36 0.00 0.0
May 5
53 34 0.01 0.0
May 6
67 33 0.00 0.0
May 7
70 40 0.00 0.0
May 8
56 34 0.25 0.0
May 9
37 32 0.24 0.9
May 10
42 31 0.07 0.6
May 11
55 29 0.00 0.0
May 12
60 34 0.00 0.0
May 13
74 36 0.00 0.0
May 14
71 43 0.00 0.0
May 15
70 38 0.00 0.0
May 16
72 40 0.00 0.0
May 17
90 48 0.00 0.0
May 18
90 65 0.00 0.0
May 19
91 62 0.00 0.0
May 20
73 59 0.00 0.0
May 21
77 56 0.00 0.0
May 22
86 57 0.07 0.0
May 23
80 56 0.55 0.0
May 24
67 50 0.00 0.0
May 25
76 46 0.00 0.0
May 26
79 49 0.00 0.0
May 27
62 47 0.00 0.0
May 28
52 41 0.01 0.0
May 29
47 40 0.16 0.0
May 30
54 46 0.01 0.0
May 31
78 51 0.00 0.0
June 1948 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
June 1
84 56 0.00 0.0
June 2
86 62 0.00 0.0
June 3
78 60 0.60 0.0
June 4
78 52 0.00 0.0
June 5
75 58 0.01 0.0
June 6
79 55 0.01 0.0
June 7
85 55 0.00 0.0
June 8
84 53 0.00 0.0
June 9
90 60 0.00 0.0
June 10
77 57 0.00 0.0
June 11
71 51 0.01 0.0
June 12
66 49 0.36 0.0
June 13
72 55 0.37 0.0
June 14
74 50 0.67 0.0
June 15
71 51 0.00 0.0
June 16
66 56 0.50 0.0
June 17
58 45 0.69 0.0
June 18
58 43 0.16 0.0
June 19
57 41 0.00 0.0
June 20
60 51 0.12 0.0
June 21
71 52 0.61 0.0
June 22
63 54 0.41 0.0
June 23
70 52 0.00 0.0
June 24
70 49 0.03 0.0
June 25
72 48 0.10 0.0
June 26
68 47 0.17 0.0
June 27
71 50 0.00 0.0
June 28
76 50 0.00 0.0
June 29
78 53 0.04 0.0
June 30
88 51 0.00 0.0
July 1948 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
July 1
91 58 0.48 0.0
July 2
90 62 0.00 0.0
July 3
87 60 0.00 0.0
July 4
90 62 0.00 0.0
July 5
98 64 0.00 0.0
July 6
98 69 0.00 0.0
July 7
98 63 0.00 0.0
July 8
85 62 0.00 0.0
July 9
86 61 0.00 0.0
July 10
90 59 0.67 0.0
July 11
87 61 0.00 0.0
July 12
82 56 0.60 0.0
July 13
82 53 0.00 0.0
July 14
71 58 0.33 0.0
July 15
75 54 0.00 0.0
July 16
76 56 0.00 0.0
July 17
80 51 0.00 0.0
July 18
82 52 0.00 0.0
July 19
83 59 0.03 0.0
July 20
90 57 0.00 0.0
July 21
79 52 0.03 0.0
July 22
74 54 0.00 0.0
July 23
89 54 0.00 0.0
July 24
91 60 0.51 0.0
July 25
81 55 0.00 0.0
July 26
83 52 0.00 0.0
July 27
86 52 0.00 0.0
July 28
75 59 0.00 0.0
July 29
70 54 0.00 0.0
July 30
81 49 0.00 0.0
July 31
85 55 0.00 0.0
August 1948 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
August 1
70 56 0.14 0.0
August 2
65 48 0.00 0.0
August 3
72 48 0.00 0.0
August 4
76 50 0.00 0.0
August 5
77 58 0.25 0.0
August 6
82 55 0.00 0.0
August 7
84 56 0.11 0.0
August 8
77 60 0.03 0.0
August 9
82 57 0.01 0.0
August 10
81 53 0.41 0.0
August 11
85 54 1.31 0.0
August 12
81 56 0.01 0.0
August 13
84 53 0.80 0.0
August 14
81 52 0.00 0.0
August 15
88 57 0.00 0.0
August 16
94 61 0.00 0.0
August 17
90 61 0.00 0.0
August 18
95 62 0.00 0.0
August 19
101 65 0.00 0.0
August 20
80 58 0.00 0.0
August 21
92 57 0.00 0.0
August 22
95 64 0.00 0.0
August 23
97 72 0.00 0.0
August 24
94 65 0.00 0.0
August 25
78 56 0.00 0.0
August 26
81 55 0.00 0.0
August 27
90 55 0.00 0.0
August 28
94 55 0.00 0.0
August 29
93 62 0.00 0.0
August 30
102 60 0.00 0.0
August 31
88 62 0.00 0.0
September 1948 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
September 1
87 57 0.05 0.0
September 2
93 54 0.00 0.0
September 3
100 62 0.00 0.0
September 4
89 65 0.00 0.0
September 5
77 57 0.00 0.0
September 6
64 45 0.13 0.0
September 7
63 43 0.00 0.0
September 8
72 39 0.00 0.0
September 9
70 45 0.00 0.0
September 10
85 44 0.00 0.0
September 11
94 54 0.00 0.0
September 12
88 56 0.00 0.0
September 13
88 54 0.00 0.0
September 14
100 56 0.00 0.0
September 15
103 57 0.00 0.0
September 16
80 62 0.00 0.0
September 17
86 64 0.00 0.0
September 18
95 57 0.00 0.0
September 19
70 49 0.06 0.0
September 20
67 47 0.05 0.0
September 21
83 44 0.00 0.0
September 22
85 46 0.30 0.0
September 23
80 57 0.00 0.0
September 24
64 50 0.00 0.0
September 25
74 56 0.00 0.0
September 26
81 55 0.00 0.0
September 27
78 52 0.00 0.0
September 28
79 48 0.00 0.0
September 29
82 46 0.00 0.0
September 30
61 44 0.00 0.0
October 1948 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
October 1
64 40 0.00 0.0
October 2
73 44 0.00 0.0
October 3
83 41 0.00 0.0
October 4
83 50 0.00 0.0
October 5
67 41 0.23 0.0
October 6
48 37 0.00 0.0
October 7
61 38 0.00 0.0
October 8
68 38 0.00 0.0
October 9
63 30 0.00 0.0
October 10
57 31 0.00 0.0
October 11
64 28 0.00 0.0
October 12
71 33 0.00 0.0
October 13
72 34 0.00 0.0
October 14
77 41 0.00 0.0
October 15
67 37 0.00 0.0
October 16
42 21 0.00 0.0
October 17
54 17 0.00 0.0
October 18
70 35 0.00 0.0
October 19
72 33 0.00 0.0
October 20
66 36 0.00 0.0
October 21
72 34 0.00 0.0
October 22
64 38 0.00 0.0
October 23
78 38 0.00 0.0
October 24
79 42 0.00 0.0
October 25
63 40 0.00 0.0
October 26
63 34 0.00 0.0
October 27
57 36 0.00 0.0
October 28
48 36 0.07 0.0
October 29
48 43 1.40 0.0
October 30
61 39 0.00 0.0
October 31
64 35 0.00 0.0
November 1948 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
November 1
60 39 0.00 0.0
November 2
62 37 0.00 0.0
November 3
59 34 0.00 0.0
November 4
44 30 0.09 0.2
November 5
43 31 0.02 0.2
November 6
45 32 0.00 0.0
November 7
35 19 0.00 0.0
November 8
41 17 0.00 0.0
November 9
34 26 0.03 0.3
November 10
41 21 0.00 0.0
November 11
48 19 0.00 0.0
November 12
35 24 0.00 0.0
November 13
53 22 0.00 0.0
November 14
61 27 0.00 0.0
November 15
59 35 0.01 0.0
November 16
48 29 0.00 0.0
November 17
44 29 0.08 0.9
November 18
30 25 0.00 0.0
November 19
29 12 0.00 0.0
November 20
32 8 0.00 0.0
November 21
33 16 0.00 0.0
November 22
43 16 0.03 0.0
November 23
45 29 0.03 0.0
November 24
50 32 0.00 0.0
November 25
41 24 0.00 0.0
November 26
43 22 0.00 0.0
November 27
34 17 0.00 0.0
November 28
51 12 0.00 0.0
November 29
41 21 0.00 0.0
November 30
40 18 0.00 0.0
December 1948 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
December 1
43 22 0.00 0.0
December 2
58 21 0.00 0.0
December 3
68 35 0.00 0.0
December 4
45 18 0.03 0.3
December 5
30 15 0.00 0.0
December 6
33 10 0.00 0.0
December 7
31 9 0.00 0.0
December 8
23 7 0.00 0.1
December 9
23 3 0.00 0.0
December 10
41 18 0.00 0.0
December 11
46 18 0.00 0.0
December 12
57 24 0.00 0.0
December 13
38 15 0.00 0.0
December 14
16 11 0.02 0.2
December 15
17 0 0.11 1.3
December 16
23 2 0.00 0.0
December 17
22 2 0.00 0.0
December 18
29 4 0.00 0.0
December 19
38 11 0.00 0.0
December 20
41 25 0.00 0.0
December 21
35 13 0.00 0.0
December 22
32 10 0.00 0.0
December 23
25 11 0.01 0.3
December 24
20 14 0.30 3.5
December 25
17 6 0.01 0.2
December 26
35 11 0.00 0.0
December 27
40 16 0.00 0.0
December 28
27 9 0.00 0.0
December 29
27 6 0.00 0.0
December 30
32 10 0.00 0.0
December 31
37 8 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location