Rapid City Weather in 1953

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1953 based on NOAA data.
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1953 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 100 °F August 31
Lowest temperature -11 °F January 15
Highest daily low 69 °F July 31
Lowest daily high 4 °F January 15
Most daily precipitation 1.7 inches June 19
Most daily snow 8.7 inches February 9
Total annual precipitation 16.3 inches -
Total annual snow 54.6 inches -
January 1953 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
41 24 0.00 0.0
40 18 0.00 0.0
43 18 0.12 1.2
41 28 0.05 0.2
30 12 0.03 0.3
21 1 0.00 0.0
47 12 0.00 0.0
50 27 0.00 0.0
74 22 0.00 0.0
52 26 0.00 0.0
60 23 0.00 0.0
69 37 0.00 0.0
46 15 0.00 0.0
15 -2 0.39 3.9
4 -11 0.06 0.6
35 -9 0.00 0.0
45 19 0.00 0.0
32 21 0.00 0.0
36 23 0.01 0.0
48 15 0.00 0.0
44 27 0.09 0.3
40 25 0.00 0.0
44 31 0.00 0.0
45 29 0.00 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
52 27 0.00 0.0
35 22 0.00 0.0
41 23 0.00 0.0
55 27 0.00 0.0
50 28 0.00 0.0
39 20 0.00 0.0
February 1953 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
51 20 0.00 0.0
46 30 0.00 0.0
51 33 0.00 0.0
56 32 0.14 0.0
42 26 0.00 0.0
41 24 0.00 0.0
42 26 0.00 0.0
44 25 0.08 0.8
25 14 0.87 8.7
23 10 0.20 2.0
32 4 0.00 0.0
34 14 0.00 0.0
40 11 0.00 0.0
34 18 0.00 0.0
26 6 0.12 1.1
29 1 0.07 0.7
40 6 0.00 0.0
30 19 0.15 1.9
22 8 0.61 6.2
14 -2 0.00 0.0
26 -8 0.00 0.0
41 21 0.00 0.0
37 19 0.00 0.0
32 10 0.00 0.0
37 8 0.00 0.0
45 22 0.00 0.1
35 23 0.01 0.1
30 16 0.21 2.1
March 1953 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
16 10 0.61 7.9
23 2 0.03 0.3
26 5 0.00 0.0
37 22 0.00 0.0
48 12 0.02 0.2
31 9 0.00 0.0
43 21 0.00 0.0
48 24 0.00 0.0
48 32 0.00 0.0
59 30 0.00 0.0
58 30 0.00 0.0
51 25 0.00 0.0
48 30 0.00 0.0
41 24 0.00 0.0
49 20 0.00 0.0
62 21 0.00 0.0
65 32 0.00 0.0
47 24 0.00 0.0
63 22 0.00 0.0
65 33 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.00 0.0
47 28 0.00 0.0
44 26 0.00 0.0
44 19 0.00 0.0
63 17 0.00 0.0
57 33 0.00 0.0
57 31 0.00 0.0
65 29 0.00 0.0
67 39 0.00 0.0
51 35 0.00 0.0
56 27 0.00 0.0
April 1953 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
41 30 0.11 0.3
41 24 0.02 0.2
51 22 0.00 0.0
52 25 0.00 0.0
61 33 0.04 0.0
45 33 0.39 0.0
34 31 0.36 2.2
41 30 0.00 0.0
33 26 0.01 0.1
38 23 0.00 0.0
34 20 0.00 0.0
50 19 0.00 0.0
54 27 0.00 0.0
49 23 0.20 1.7
37 19 0.00 0.0
34 20 0.06 0.6
35 23 0.02 0.2
34 16 0.00 0.0
47 20 0.00 0.0
68 26 0.00 0.0
75 45 0.00 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
81 42 0.25 0.0
50 32 0.03 0.0
48 30 0.00 0.0
62 28 0.00 0.0
61 35 0.00 0.0
43 38 0.15 0.0
41 32 0.95 2.1
41 32 0.18 1.2
May 1953 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
41 34 0.28 0.0
37 31 0.25 0.0
46 34 0.15 0.0
52 40 0.01 0.0
66 36 0.00 0.0
74 43 0.00 0.0
80 44 0.00 0.0
76 52 0.15 0.0
60 42 0.11 0.0
58 38 0.00 0.0
41 23 0.06 0.6
36 22 0.01 0.0
45 26 0.01 0.1
59 29 0.00 0.0
64 35 0.00 0.0
69 41 0.00 0.0
63 46 0.01 0.0
67 40 0.00 0.0
79 48 0.09 0.0
59 39 0.09 0.0
60 39 0.42 0.0
61 42 0.00 0.0
65 45 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
80 44 0.00 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
83 49 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.04 0.0
79 56 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
79 45 0.00 0.0
June 1953 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 53 0.00 0.0
89 53 0.08 0.0
80 44 0.00 0.0
69 49 0.00 0.0
57 44 0.19 0.0
62 44 0.09 0.0
63 51 0.03 0.0
81 49 0.01 0.0
65 53 0.01 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
91 67 0.01 0.0
94 67 0.48 0.0
88 63 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.65 0.0
71 55 0.40 0.0
82 53 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
88 63 0.00 0.0
72 56 1.74 0.0
73 54 0.01 0.0
75 56 0.00 0.0
78 57 0.00 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
68 49 0.00 0.0
75 42 0.00 0.0
77 50 0.17 0.0
72 54 0.17 0.0
85 52 0.01 0.0
88 65 0.00 0.0
91 63 0.00 0.0
July 1953 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
82 61 0.00 0.0
78 57 0.00 0.0
90 56 0.00 0.0
77 59 0.00 0.0
72 56 0.00 0.0
83 54 0.00 0.0
76 57 0.00 0.0
76 51 0.02 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
91 63 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
90 58 0.00 0.0
93 58 0.00 0.0
95 64 0.00 0.0
75 56 0.25 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
91 58 0.00 0.0
94 62 0.00 0.0
92 62 0.39 0.0
80 58 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
93 55 0.00 0.0
93 64 0.04 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
81 59 0.00 0.0
97 64 0.62 0.0
79 65 0.00 0.0
83 62 0.00 0.0
86 64 0.00 0.0
83 69 0.00 0.0
August 1953 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 63 0.34 0.0
74 63 0.22 0.0
67 60 0.06 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
77 53 0.00 0.0
77 48 0.00 0.0
95 52 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
69 55 0.08 0.0
77 53 0.00 0.0
94 52 0.00 0.0
99 59 0.00 0.0
82 59 0.00 0.0
79 57 0.20 0.0
82 55 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
92 60 0.00 0.0
89 59 0.00 0.0
91 60 0.04 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
97 58 0.00 0.0
93 64 0.00 0.0
100 65 0.00 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
90 62 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
98 60 0.00 0.0
100 67 0.00 0.0
September 1953 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 64 0.15 0.0
77 48 0.17 0.0
62 42 0.00 0.0
66 41 0.00 0.0
79 45 0.00 0.0
77 47 0.00 0.0
88 47 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
90 59 0.00 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
85 50 0.00 0.0
87 55 0.00 0.0
81 49 0.00 0.0
90 56 0.00 0.0
82 42 0.05 0.0
74 41 0.00 0.0
80 50 0.00 0.0
63 39 0.00 0.0
70 32 0.00 0.0
92 42 0.00 0.0
78 54 0.00 0.0
67 40 0.00 0.0
80 35 0.00 0.0
69 45 0.00 0.0
78 41 0.00 0.0
83 46 0.00 0.0
69 47 0.00 0.0
91 43 0.00 0.0
October 1953 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
93 55 0.00 0.0
71 47 0.02 0.0
62 39 0.00 0.0
71 34 0.00 0.0
67 38 0.00 0.0
70 31 0.00 0.0
79 43 0.00 0.0
77 47 0.00 0.0
86 46 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
87 50 0.00 0.0
74 48 0.00 0.0
83 46 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
69 47 0.00 0.0
79 44 0.00 0.0
82 45 0.00 0.0
84 47 0.00 0.0
71 48 0.07 0.0
52 38 0.12 0.0
47 34 0.00 0.0
49 29 0.00 0.0
52 40 0.01 0.0
45 30 0.00 0.0
51 22 0.01 0.0
60 34 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.00 0.0
76 41 0.00 0.0
62 35 0.00 0.0
69 32 0.00 0.0
November 1953 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
71 45 0.00 0.0
64 36 0.00 0.0
57 33 0.00 0.0
55 26 0.00 0.0
42 33 0.02 0.0
36 30 0.33 3.3
43 30 0.28 0.9
54 32 0.00 0.0
67 29 0.00 0.0
51 32 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.00 0.0
70 34 0.00 0.0
69 42 0.00 0.0
75 38 0.00 0.0
74 45 0.00 0.0
69 40 0.00 0.0
72 36 0.00 0.0
36 27 0.13 1.3
31 20 0.03 0.3
23 19 0.00 0.0
32 13 0.00 0.0
45 13 0.00 0.0
51 33 0.00 0.0
44 33 0.00 0.0
47 29 0.00 0.0
57 28 0.00 0.0
52 24 0.00 0.0
48 27 0.05 0.0
52 32 0.00 0.0
51 24 0.00 0.0
December 1953 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
44 28 0.01 0.0
43 24 0.00 0.0
30 27 0.01 0.0
33 16 0.07 0.7
41 20 0.00 0.0
46 19 0.00 0.0
37 26 0.00 0.0
36 17 0.00 0.0
45 9 0.00 0.0
46 28 0.00 0.0
40 20 0.00 0.0
57 23 0.07 0.0
34 23 0.00 0.0
46 13 0.00 0.0
38 25 0.00 0.0
25 8 0.00 0.0
37 6 0.00 0.0
57 23 0.00 0.0
54 29 0.00 0.0
50 32 0.00 0.0
32 5 0.02 0.1
26 0 0.00 0.0
41 10 0.00 0.0
47 22 0.00 0.0
49 22 0.00 0.0
44 20 0.00 0.0
33 16 0.00 0.0
53 14 0.00 0.0
33 17 0.00 0.0
43 20 0.00 0.0
58 23 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location