Rapid City Weather in 1949

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1949 based on NOAA data.
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1949 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 104 °F August 23
Lowest temperature -25 °F January 21
Highest daily low 72 °F August 5
Lowest daily high -11 °F January 20
Most daily precipitation 1.8 inches June 2
Most daily snow 8.5 inches January 3
Total annual precipitation 13.5 inches -
Total annual snow 34.2 inches -
January 1949 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
44 18 0.00 0.0
25 -2 0.04 0.4
0 -4 0.60 8.5
9 0 0.28 5.4
31 8 0.00 0.0
50 22 0.00 0.0
55 31 0.00 0.0
40 -2 0.07 0.9
-2 -9 0.06 0.6
-3 -9 0.09 1.4
12 -5 0.00 0.0
44 10 0.00 0.0
50 20 0.00 0.0
47 22 0.00 0.0
35 12 0.17 2.1
12 -5 0.00 0.0
31 -12 0.07 1.3
25 -5 0.00 0.0
0 -16 0.00 0.0
-11 -25 0.11 1.2
6 -25 0.00 0.0
-5 -13 0.00 0.0
-6 -15 0.17 2.0
-8 -21 0.00 0.0
2 -18 0.00 0.0
30 -13 0.00 0.0
19 1 0.01 0.1
7 -4 0.00 0.0
17 -18 0.00 0.0
28 16 0.00 0.0
24 2 0.01 0.1
February 1949 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
8 -10 0.00 0.0
16 -5 0.00 0.0
16 -5 0.00 0.0
20 -11 0.00 0.0
12 -2 0.00 0.0
24 -7 0.00 0.0
30 6 0.08 0.8
22 -5 0.00 0.0
24 3 0.00 0.0
44 1 0.00 0.0
49 0 0.01 0.2
1 -11 0.01 0.1
4 -13 0.00 0.0
28 -3 0.00 0.0
37 7 0.01 0.1
43 2 0.00 0.0
53 35 0.00 0.0
42 3 0.01 0.1
7 0 0.00 0.0
19 -2 0.00 0.0
38 8 0.00 0.0
51 26 0.00 0.0
46 26 0.00 0.0
39 18 0.00 0.0
45 26 0.00 0.0
38 21 0.00 0.0
35 20 0.00 0.0
46 20 0.00 0.0
March 1949 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
46 26 0.00 0.0
51 24 0.00 0.0
53 30 0.00 0.0
56 31 0.00 0.0
46 32 0.00 0.0
50 32 0.00 0.0
50 28 0.00 0.0
33 18 0.00 0.0
25 14 0.05 0.5
22 -6 0.01 0.1
35 0 0.00 0.0
35 16 0.00 0.0
24 16 0.05 0.5
17 -5 0.02 0.2
30 -5 0.00 0.0
25 14 0.07 1.0
30 14 0.03 0.4
35 11 0.00 0.0
53 21 0.00 0.0
50 36 0.00 0.0
47 30 0.00 0.0
57 28 0.00 0.0
46 32 0.00 0.0
33 24 0.02 0.2
54 23 0.00 0.0
48 29 0.00 0.0
52 28 0.00 0.0
44 26 0.00 0.0
45 24 0.00 0.0
38 24 0.00 0.0
39 20 0.00 0.0
April 1949 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
48 18 0.00 0.0
50 20 0.00 0.0
58 21 0.00 0.0
60 31 0.00 0.0
72 30 0.00 0.0
64 41 0.00 0.0
66 40 0.00 0.0
65 36 0.00 0.0
50 35 0.18 0.0
58 34 0.00 0.0
77 30 0.00 0.0
68 43 0.00 0.0
49 35 0.51 0.0
49 27 0.00 0.0
56 25 0.00 0.0
70 35 0.00 0.0
56 32 0.00 0.0
68 30 0.00 0.0
78 41 0.00 0.0
68 39 0.07 0.0
60 38 0.00 0.0
61 37 0.03 0.0
73 34 0.00 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
68 44 0.00 0.0
70 41 0.00 0.0
74 39 0.00 0.0
81 50 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.17 0.0
55 36 1.10 0.0
May 1949 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
59 39 0.00 0.0
82 40 0.00 0.0
72 50 0.00 0.0
66 50 0.00 0.0
52 45 0.25 0.0
57 39 0.00 0.0
60 37 0.00 0.0
68 44 0.00 0.0
70 42 0.00 0.0
75 41 0.00 0.0
80 46 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
73 49 0.00 0.0
74 45 0.00 0.0
76 49 0.00 0.0
64 52 0.26 0.0
73 49 0.00 0.0
50 41 0.00 0.0
55 40 0.00 0.0
63 37 0.00 0.0
66 46 0.26 0.0
66 41 0.60 0.2
42 33 0.15 0.0
71 31 0.00 0.0
74 46 0.00 0.0
82 44 0.00 0.0
84 49 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.04 0.0
81 55 0.02 0.0
84 55 0.01 0.0
74 49 0.04 0.0
June 1949 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
69 49 0.29 0.0
68 46 1.75 0.0
70 44 0.03 0.0
72 43 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
70 52 0.11 0.0
57 47 0.14 0.0
75 51 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
85 53 0.00 0.0
87 56 0.00 0.0
74 51 0.00 0.0
54 45 0.60 0.0
75 42 0.00 0.0
81 51 0.00 0.0
82 51 0.00 0.0
62 50 0.00 0.0
64 49 0.00 0.0
88 55 0.00 0.0
77 54 0.14 0.0
87 49 0.00 0.0
94 58 0.00 0.0
77 53 0.13 0.0
80 50 0.00 0.0
83 54 0.00 0.0
94 57 0.05 0.0
77 55 0.00 0.0
93 50 0.00 0.0
96 62 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.00 0.0
July 1949 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
92 56 0.00 0.0
101 69 0.00 0.0
102 66 0.01 0.0
86 62 0.25 0.0
84 62 0.21 0.0
91 63 0.00 0.0
92 62 0.00 0.0
84 61 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
80 62 0.16 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
81 57 0.00 0.0
80 54 0.05 0.0
88 54 0.00 0.0
99 63 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
97 61 0.07 0.0
99 53 0.00 0.0
83 49 0.00 0.0
99 50 0.00 0.0
101 70 0.00 0.0
104 60 0.00 0.0
86 67 0.00 0.0
94 57 0.00 0.0
94 64 0.07 0.0
80 58 0.00 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
95 57 0.00 0.0
100 62 0.00 0.0
August 1949 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 55 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.00 0.0
94 56 0.00 0.0
97 64 0.00 0.0
99 72 0.00 0.0
102 60 0.00 0.0
102 70 0.00 0.0
90 67 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
92 58 0.00 0.0
100 62 0.00 0.0
96 59 0.02 0.0
95 55 0.00 0.0
96 60 0.17 0.0
88 57 0.38 0.0
88 55 0.00 0.0
86 62 0.10 0.0
77 58 0.38 0.0
77 58 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.11 0.0
96 58 0.00 0.0
104 60 0.00 0.0
104 67 0.00 0.0
83 61 0.00 0.0
95 61 0.00 0.0
82 60 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
80 56 0.00 0.0
81 53 0.00 0.0
78 44 0.00 0.0
73 46 0.00 0.0
September 1949 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
87 44 0.00 0.0
87 52 0.00 0.0
69 53 0.10 0.0
68 52 0.10 0.0
67 52 0.00 0.0
56 48 0.05 0.0
61 48 0.00 0.0
76 51 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.55 0.0
78 54 0.00 0.0
63 37 0.08 0.0
49 32 0.17 0.0
65 29 0.00 0.0
72 38 0.00 0.0
81 44 0.00 0.0
95 51 0.00 0.0
72 44 0.00 0.0
71 41 0.00 0.0
82 43 0.00 0.0
71 41 0.00 0.0
76 41 0.00 0.0
76 49 0.00 0.0
83 45 0.00 0.0
86 49 0.00 0.0
87 54 0.00 0.0
72 44 0.00 0.0
75 41 0.00 0.0
69 35 0.00 0.0
83 37 0.00 0.0
76 49 0.00 0.0
October 1949 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
75 49 0.00 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
60 47 0.01 0.0
75 43 0.00 0.0
93 54 0.01 0.0
63 44 0.00 0.0
50 39 0.48 0.0
39 32 0.20 0.0
53 37 0.00 0.0
61 34 0.00 0.0
61 30 0.00 0.0
75 37 0.00 0.0
50 32 0.00 0.0
61 29 0.00 0.0
77 37 0.00 0.0
56 38 0.00 0.0
57 34 0.00 0.0
45 35 0.00 0.0
36 26 0.15 0.4
35 24 0.03 0.3
42 21 0.00 0.0
62 34 0.00 0.0
42 34 0.00 0.0
65 32 0.00 0.0
47 30 0.00 0.0
69 30 0.00 0.0
62 37 0.00 0.0
72 38 0.00 0.0
58 35 0.00 0.0
46 29 0.00 0.0
71 36 0.00 0.0
November 1949 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
65 42 0.00 0.0
58 32 0.00 0.0
75 36 0.00 0.0
67 39 0.00 0.0
68 34 0.00 0.0
72 36 0.00 0.0
68 39 0.00 0.0
70 40 0.00 0.0
65 35 0.00 0.0
68 36 0.00 0.0
52 31 0.00 0.0
60 29 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.10 0.0
48 30 0.00 0.0
57 25 0.00 0.0
48 31 0.00 0.0
50 28 0.00 0.0
69 29 0.00 0.0
58 35 0.00 0.0
40 16 0.00 0.0
52 14 0.00 0.0
63 32 0.00 0.0
60 33 0.05 0.0
49 34 0.00 0.0
61 32 0.00 0.0
55 43 0.00 0.0
74 40 0.00 0.0
55 36 0.00 0.0
51 28 0.00 0.0
54 23 0.00 0.0
December 1949 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
51 19 0.00 0.0
60 36 0.00 0.0
44 17 0.00 0.0
45 16 0.00 0.0
45 19 0.00 0.0
46 13 0.00 0.0
31 5 0.00 0.0
26 8 0.00 0.0
50 11 0.00 0.0
37 10 0.02 0.2
10 -2 0.10 1.1
28 -6 0.00 0.0
17 2 0.00 0.0
32 6 0.00 0.0
45 17 0.00 0.0
42 20 0.00 0.0
29 11 0.00 0.0
32 6 0.00 0.0
16 0 0.20 2.0
7 -6 0.01 0.3
24 -5 0.00 0.0
30 7 0.02 0.2
34 1 0.01 0.1
33 8 0.11 1.1
20 -3 0.00 0.0
33 15 0.00 0.0
39 15 0.00 0.0
43 7 0.00 0.0
50 3 0.00 0.0
51 18 0.00 0.0
37 17 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location