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