Rapid City Weather in 1959

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1959 based on NOAA data.
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1959 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 104 °F August 18
Lowest temperature -20 °F January 4
Highest daily low 69 °F June 14
Lowest daily high -3 °F January 3
Most daily precipitation 1.1 inches May 30
Most daily snow 9.4 inches April 19
Total annual precipitation 14.6 inches -
Total annual snow 41.4 inches -
January 1959 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
54 5 0.04 0.4
6 -10 0.00 0.0
-3 -15 0.00 0.0
7 -20 0.00 0.0
16 -10 0.00 0.0
54 3 0.00 0.0
48 11 0.00 0.0
38 16 0.00 0.0
49 11 0.00 0.0
57 27 0.00 0.0
58 30 0.00 0.0
55 24 0.00 0.0
48 32 0.04 0.4
33 18 0.00 0.0
18 4 0.00 0.0
26 4 0.09 1.1
39 23 0.01 0.1
47 23 0.08 0.4
32 2 0.03 0.3
4 -9 0.03 0.3
13 -15 0.00 0.0
13 1 0.00 0.0
44 8 0.00 0.0
50 16 0.00 0.0
23 8 0.03 0.3
30 6 0.00 0.0
49 17 0.00 0.0
50 18 0.00 0.0
31 13 0.00 0.0
15 7 0.04 0.4
23 3 0.00 0.0
February 1959 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
27 6 0.00 0.0
38 9 0.01 0.1
37 20 0.02 0.2
35 9 0.00 0.0
25 11 0.00 0.0
56 9 0.00 0.0
40 4 0.02 0.2
16 1 0.03 0.4
12 2 0.10 1.2
17 -9 0.04 0.5
46 1 0.00 0.0
39 5 0.00 0.0
21 3 0.20 2.0
31 5 0.02 0.2
48 27 0.00 0.0
35 17 0.00 0.0
18 9 0.17 1.8
12 1 0.02 0.2
16 -2 0.00 0.0
26 -6 0.00 0.0
34 6 0.00 0.0
32 18 0.00 0.0
42 20 0.00 0.0
45 20 0.00 0.0
42 24 0.00 0.0
44 28 0.00 0.0
42 27 0.00 0.0
47 28 0.00 0.0
March 1959 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
66 28 0.00 0.0
40 23 0.00 0.0
46 19 0.00 0.0
37 27 0.02 0.2
37 23 0.00 0.0
35 17 0.00 0.0
47 23 0.00 0.0
50 26 0.00 0.0
44 24 0.04 0.3
44 23 0.00 0.0
42 23 0.00 0.0
61 20 0.00 0.0
44 31 0.07 0.3
39 25 0.02 0.2
35 20 0.00 0.0
49 25 0.00 0.0
62 32 0.00 0.0
58 34 0.14 0.0
54 25 0.00 0.0
38 20 0.01 0.1
69 18 0.00 0.0
64 36 0.00 0.0
57 32 0.00 0.0
35 30 0.29 0.1
42 29 0.00 0.0
50 27 0.00 0.0
59 23 0.00 0.0
60 26 0.00 0.0
65 29 0.01 0.0
59 33 0.00 0.0
59 32 0.00 0.0
April 1959 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
71 33 0.00 0.0
60 35 0.00 0.0
65 29 0.00 0.0
77 41 0.00 0.0
71 35 0.00 0.0
77 35 0.00 0.0
48 28 0.00 0.0
43 26 0.01 0.0
40 19 0.00 0.0
41 20 0.04 0.4
33 18 0.04 0.4
50 15 0.00 0.0
71 24 0.00 0.0
67 42 0.00 0.0
70 39 0.10 0.0
49 34 0.10 0.0
44 30 0.02 0.0
32 28 0.46 2.6
32 26 1.00 9.4
39 25 0.11 1.1
42 14 0.00 0.0
58 28 0.00 0.0
60 38 0.00 0.0
47 32 0.00 0.0
46 29 0.00 0.0
60 31 0.00 0.0
60 40 0.01 0.0
66 39 0.00 0.0
77 40 0.00 0.0
85 45 0.00 0.0
May 1959 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 56 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.00 0.0
62 48 0.00 0.0
50 40 0.64 0.0
58 39 0.06 0.0
51 37 0.00 0.0
61 35 0.00 0.0
64 38 0.00 0.0
73 40 0.01 0.0
58 40 0.01 0.0
64 40 0.01 0.0
69 38 0.00 0.0
61 38 0.00 0.0
60 35 0.00 0.0
71 32 0.00 0.0
76 43 0.00 0.0
80 47 0.00 0.0
73 50 0.00 0.0
67 46 0.04 0.0
47 33 0.85 0.0
52 37 0.00 0.0
58 39 0.00 0.0
68 35 0.00 0.0
85 51 0.00 0.0
82 51 0.00 0.0
63 44 0.18 0.0
60 44 0.27 0.0
59 46 0.00 0.0
58 47 0.05 0.0
58 47 1.09 0.0
64 46 0.04 0.0
June 1959 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
72 43 0.00 0.0
80 48 0.00 0.0
88 51 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.00 0.0
88 55 0.00 0.0
95 59 0.00 0.0
90 62 0.36 0.0
76 55 0.02 0.0
93 57 0.00 0.0
76 57 0.00 0.0
82 53 0.00 0.0
89 52 0.00 0.0
97 52 0.00 0.0
97 69 0.00 0.0
96 64 0.34 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
92 65 0.00 0.0
90 57 0.00 0.0
84 65 0.00 0.0
94 65 0.00 0.0
80 58 0.09 0.0
76 55 0.26 0.0
90 56 0.03 0.0
86 59 0.01 0.0
87 61 0.06 0.0
94 59 0.22 0.0
81 55 0.23 0.0
64 47 0.19 0.0
54 48 0.50 0.0
55 43 0.48 0.0
July 1959 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 39 0.00 0.0
91 51 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.13 0.0
76 53 0.00 0.0
82 49 0.00 0.0
96 61 0.00 0.0
80 53 0.00 0.0
75 49 0.00 0.0
88 48 0.00 0.0
83 56 0.00 0.0
82 56 0.00 0.0
88 56 0.00 0.0
90 59 0.00 0.0
89 59 0.00 0.0
94 59 0.43 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
90 62 0.10 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
92 59 0.00 0.0
89 64 0.00 0.0
96 60 0.01 0.0
91 66 0.00 0.0
94 62 0.00 0.0
100 62 0.00 0.0
95 67 0.00 0.0
99 67 0.00 0.0
99 62 0.00 0.0
101 68 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
95 56 0.00 0.0
92 65 0.00 0.0
August 1959 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
97 67 0.00 0.0
95 67 0.02 0.0
97 68 0.00 0.0
97 65 0.00 0.0
98 67 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
93 58 0.30 0.0
97 60 0.00 0.0
95 65 0.00 0.0
90 58 0.00 0.0
101 60 0.00 0.0
71 56 0.00 0.0
79 51 0.00 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
90 50 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
101 55 0.00 0.0
104 61 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
97 61 0.00 0.0
92 60 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
97 65 0.02 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
91 54 0.00 0.0
96 63 0.00 0.0
99 59 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.00 0.0
82 53 0.02 0.0
90 57 0.00 0.0
September 1959 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
71 45 0.03 0.0
74 42 0.00 0.0
85 43 0.00 0.0
90 57 0.00 0.0
89 59 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.00 0.0
90 59 0.00 0.0
103 57 0.00 0.0
67 45 0.00 0.0
89 38 0.00 0.0
93 50 0.00 0.0
95 53 0.00 0.0
90 55 0.00 0.0
95 51 0.00 0.0
59 43 0.00 0.0
45 35 0.78 0.0
42 36 0.25 0.0
61 42 0.25 0.0
79 47 0.00 0.0
74 52 0.00 0.0
71 48 0.00 0.0
65 45 0.00 0.0
57 38 0.00 0.0
57 48 1.00 0.0
59 46 0.06 0.0
65 48 0.00 0.0
60 41 0.00 0.0
48 35 0.00 0.0
44 30 0.00 0.0
56 25 0.00 0.0
October 1959 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
43 32 0.05 0.0
48 32 0.00 0.0
68 33 0.00 0.0
72 42 0.00 0.0
68 39 0.00 0.0
64 41 0.00 0.0
45 30 0.01 0.0
42 24 0.00 0.0
57 22 0.09 0.0
47 23 0.00 0.0
52 18 0.00 0.0
52 31 0.00 0.0
60 29 0.00 0.0
67 39 0.00 0.0
74 43 0.00 0.0
50 30 0.00 0.0
67 26 0.00 0.0
76 33 0.00 0.0
71 37 0.00 0.0
46 30 0.00 0.0
61 35 0.00 0.0
68 39 0.05 0.0
56 41 0.00 0.0
63 35 0.00 0.0
64 43 0.00 0.0
47 27 0.00 0.0
60 24 0.00 0.0
53 37 0.00 0.0
37 29 0.02 0.0
33 23 0.00 0.0
60 18 0.00 0.0
November 1959 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
64 33 0.00 0.0
74 30 0.00 0.0
56 33 0.00 0.0
33 10 0.40 4.0
15 0 0.02 0.2
48 0 0.00 0.0
43 22 0.00 0.0
52 23 0.00 0.0
61 34 0.00 0.0
53 20 0.04 0.2
30 15 0.07 0.7
17 3 0.24 6.0
4 -16 0.03 0.4
21 -19 0.00 0.0
20 -6 0.01 0.3
5 -12 0.00 0.0
37 -9 0.00 0.0
47 24 0.00 0.0
34 19 0.00 0.0
47 24 0.00 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
44 30 0.00 0.0
44 31 0.28 0.0
43 29 0.01 0.0
48 27 0.00 0.0
33 21 0.03 0.3
24 8 0.04 0.5
44 12 0.00 0.0
47 33 0.01 0.0
46 33 0.00 0.0
December 1959 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
46 27 0.00 0.0
64 28 0.00 0.0
59 31 0.15 1.7
35 24 0.01 0.1
40 20 0.00 0.0
56 33 0.00 0.0
47 29 0.00 0.0
48 22 0.00 0.0
43 20 0.00 0.0
52 24 0.00 0.0
51 31 0.00 0.0
50 29 0.00 0.0
45 29 0.00 0.0
45 23 0.00 0.0
62 30 0.00 0.0
55 32 0.00 0.0
38 29 0.00 0.0
41 25 0.00 0.0
47 22 0.00 0.0
43 19 0.00 0.0
35 14 0.00 0.0
33 17 0.00 0.0
29 13 0.00 0.0
46 8 0.00 0.0
59 31 0.00 0.0
44 30 0.00 0.0
31 23 0.00 0.0
40 25 0.00 0.0
34 23 0.03 0.3
31 13 0.00 0.0
30 17 0.07 0.9
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location