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