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Rapid City Weather in 1956

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1956 based on NOAA data.
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1956 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 101 °F June 11
Lowest temperature -12 °F December 7
Highest daily low 69 °F July 26
Lowest daily high 1 °F January 16
Most daily precipitation 1.1 inches July 2
Most daily snow 5.9 inches November 2
Total annual precipitation 14.5 inches -
Total annual snow 45.6 inches -
January 1956 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
41 24 0.21 0.0
47 27 0.00 0.0
48 24 0.00 0.0
53 32 0.00 0.0
53 32 0.00 0.0
32 14 0.00 0.0
43 13 0.00 0.0
60 28 0.00 0.0
43 22 0.00 0.0
36 19 0.00 0.0
36 20 0.00 0.0
43 23 0.00 0.0
48 27 0.00 0.0
38 9 0.00 0.0
11 -1 0.00 0.0
1 -4 0.00 0.0
19 -1 0.00 0.0
43 7 0.00 0.0
34 15 0.00 0.0
18 8 0.07 0.7
17 8 0.03 0.3
22 11 0.00 0.0
27 18 0.00 0.0
35 18 0.01 0.0
38 17 0.01 0.4
25 12 0.10 1.6
33 15 0.00 0.0
29 8 0.00 0.0
12 2 0.01 0.3
10 -7 0.00 0.0
3 -10 0.03 0.3
February 1956 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
16 -12 0.00 0.0
31 1 0.00 0.0
40 9 0.00 0.0
47 16 0.00 0.0
48 20 0.00 0.0
45 26 0.00 0.0
38 28 0.00 0.0
37 20 0.00 0.0
44 16 0.00 0.0
47 23 0.00 0.0
38 21 0.01 0.1
48 19 0.00 0.0
32 7 0.02 0.2
16 8 0.04 0.8
21 -5 0.15 1.6
5 -10 0.18 1.8
31 -7 0.00 0.0
27 8 0.00 0.0
36 6 0.00 0.0
36 13 0.00 0.0
26 6 0.00 0.0
32 13 0.00 0.0
64 20 0.00 0.0
34 23 0.12 1.2
43 16 0.00 0.0
26 9 0.00 0.0
37 9 0.00 0.0
49 22 0.00 0.0
57 21 0.00 0.0
March 1956 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
48 28 0.00 0.0
44 26 0.00 0.0
60 22 0.00 0.0
46 31 0.00 0.0
45 24 0.00 0.0
27 11 0.01 0.2
32 10 0.00 0.0
54 20 0.00 0.0
40 27 0.21 2.2
28 0 0.32 3.2
11 -8 0.03 0.2
28 -10 0.00 0.0
29 12 0.06 0.9
24 0 0.03 0.1
36 3 0.00 0.0
49 27 0.00 0.0
46 32 0.00 0.0
47 27 0.00 0.0
61 26 0.00 0.0
58 30 0.00 0.0
47 30 0.00 0.0
58 27 0.00 0.0
65 34 0.00 0.0
75 32 0.00 0.0
70 43 0.00 0.0
79 39 0.00 0.0
49 23 0.05 0.3
25 18 0.04 0.4
41 15 0.00 0.0
60 22 0.00 0.0
73 35 0.00 0.0
April 1956 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
52 31 0.00 0.0
32 26 0.17 1.2
41 25 0.08 0.4
59 33 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.24 1.0
38 22 0.01 0.1
43 19 0.00 0.0
38 24 0.00 0.0
55 21 0.00 0.0
65 27 0.00 0.0
39 28 0.15 1.4
56 22 0.00 0.0
71 37 0.00 0.0
59 35 0.00 0.0
57 29 0.00 0.0
44 24 0.00 0.0
49 23 0.00 0.0
59 29 0.00 0.0
63 31 0.00 0.0
77 35 0.00 0.0
59 34 0.00 0.0
45 30 0.00 0.0
48 27 0.00 0.0
65 29 0.01 0.0
57 34 0.00 0.0
60 36 0.17 0.0
42 22 0.04 0.2
28 18 0.62 5.4
35 11 0.10 0.4
38 28 0.10 1.0
May 1956 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
54 32 0.18 0.0
57 30 0.18 0.0
39 29 0.14 0.0
45 36 0.00 0.0
55 38 0.01 0.0
54 40 0.02 0.0
62 39 0.00 0.0
84 48 0.00 0.0
69 47 0.00 0.0
64 43 0.09 0.0
76 44 0.00 0.0
63 42 0.44 0.0
50 35 0.27 0.0
65 35 0.00 0.0
63 44 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
80 50 0.00 0.0
83 54 0.00 0.0
74 50 0.00 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
84 54 0.00 0.0
73 52 0.00 0.0
82 48 0.00 0.0
84 53 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
80 56 0.02 0.0
65 58 0.15 0.0
69 54 0.36 0.0
68 51 0.23 0.0
68 44 0.00 0.0
69 40 0.00 0.0
June 1956 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 46 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
86 47 0.00 0.0
90 57 0.00 0.0
98 57 0.00 0.0
98 63 0.00 0.0
101 67 0.00 0.0
92 66 0.00 0.0
90 62 0.00 0.0
81 59 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.02 0.0
83 58 0.63 0.0
83 58 0.30 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
90 59 0.00 0.0
95 60 0.37 0.0
85 53 0.00 0.0
82 48 0.00 0.0
87 49 0.00 0.0
94 54 0.00 0.0
79 56 0.00 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.00 0.0
98 60 0.00 0.0
94 65 0.00 0.0
77 61 0.00 0.0
July 1956 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
78 57 0.05 0.0
74 56 1.13 0.0
81 57 0.43 0.0
81 53 0.02 0.0
81 57 0.00 0.0
92 58 0.00 0.0
75 54 0.20 0.0
76 52 0.00 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
95 55 0.00 0.0
91 66 0.00 0.0
83 61 0.00 0.0
92 60 0.00 0.0
98 66 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.03 0.0
83 61 0.18 0.0
80 57 0.00 0.0
78 55 0.05 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
87 56 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
97 61 0.00 0.0
93 58 0.00 0.0
95 68 0.06 0.0
97 69 0.00 0.0
85 64 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.01 0.0
93 60 0.09 0.0
77 58 0.02 0.0
77 57 0.00 0.0
August 1956 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
77 59 0.17 0.0
84 64 0.20 0.0
92 62 0.00 0.0
90 58 0.00 0.0
88 56 0.00 0.0
90 59 0.41 0.0
83 55 0.35 0.0
80 58 0.35 0.0
81 55 0.51 0.0
77 56 0.03 0.0
80 55 0.48 0.0
82 59 0.07 0.0
89 59 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
89 62 0.32 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
83 57 0.00 0.0
58 53 0.16 0.0
57 52 0.05 0.0
72 51 0.00 0.0
86 47 0.00 0.0
87 59 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
90 57 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.00 0.0
90 60 0.00 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
85 50 0.00 0.0
69 47 0.05 0.0
67 47 0.00 0.0
September 1956 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 42 0.00 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
59 44 0.00 0.0
50 41 0.00 0.0
58 38 0.04 0.0
75 37 0.00 0.0
76 43 0.00 0.0
80 49 0.03 0.0
89 54 0.00 0.0
93 57 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.15 0.0
68 54 0.00 0.0
82 53 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
72 49 0.00 0.0
83 43 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
85 50 0.00 0.0
91 45 0.00 0.0
70 49 0.00 0.0
67 45 0.00 0.0
77 39 0.00 0.0
87 48 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.00 0.0
92 50 0.00 0.0
90 55 0.00 0.0
64 44 0.01 0.0
63 42 0.07 0.0
84 43 0.00 0.0
October 1956 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
73 46 0.00 0.0
88 47 0.00 0.0
72 50 0.00 0.0
89 46 0.00 0.0
79 48 0.00 0.0
66 37 0.00 0.0
86 40 0.00 0.0
55 37 0.00 0.0
65 37 0.00 0.0
79 43 0.00 0.0
84 47 0.00 0.0
90 50 0.00 0.0
68 40 0.00 0.0
60 38 0.00 0.0
70 37 0.00 0.0
86 40 0.00 0.0
68 45 0.00 0.0
78 41 0.00 0.0
65 37 0.00 0.0
68 35 0.00 0.0
79 38 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.00 0.0
63 33 0.00 0.0
53 36 0.05 0.0
52 31 0.00 0.0
54 30 0.00 0.0
66 32 0.00 0.0
49 30 0.00 0.0
42 27 0.05 0.2
53 23 0.00 0.0
67 34 0.00 0.0
November 1956 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
42 33 0.00 0.0
33 27 0.67 5.9
32 27 0.18 1.3
33 14 0.00 0.0
32 13 0.00 0.0
39 17 0.01 0.0
34 16 0.03 0.0
41 10 0.00 0.0
58 32 0.00 0.0
66 36 0.00 0.0
57 31 0.00 0.0
55 28 0.00 0.0
56 32 0.02 0.0
33 19 0.52 4.4
28 8 0.00 0.0
37 7 0.00 0.0
40 20 0.00 0.0
38 22 0.00 0.0
24 18 0.00 0.0
35 11 0.00 0.0
32 24 0.02 0.2
49 26 0.02 0.2
46 34 0.00 0.0
61 40 0.00 0.0
42 25 0.00 0.0
55 23 0.00 0.0
47 28 0.00 0.0
31 18 0.01 0.1
55 21 0.00 0.0
61 36 0.00 0.0
December 1956 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
59 32 0.00 0.0
61 31 0.00 0.0
57 24 0.00 0.0
26 14 0.00 0.0
15 -5 0.18 2.2
6 -11 0.07 0.7
13 -12 0.00 0.0
23 -2 0.00 0.0
41 12 0.00 0.0
55 31 0.00 0.0
31 8 0.09 1.9
18 1 0.02 0.5
41 10 0.00 0.0
35 22 0.00 0.0
44 25 0.00 0.0
48 8 0.00 0.0
31 7 0.00 0.0
50 22 0.00 0.0
50 26 0.00 0.0
48 22 0.00 0.0
46 26 0.00 0.0
35 16 0.00 0.0
35 17 0.00 0.0
47 18 0.00 0.0
50 29 0.00 0.0
57 32 0.00 0.0
58 32 0.00 0.0
46 31 0.00 0.0
63 33 0.00 0.0
57 37 0.00 0.0
43 24 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location