Rapid City Weather in 1961

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1961 based on NOAA data.
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1961 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 106 °F June 29
Lowest temperature -9 °F December 11
Highest daily low 72 °F June 30
Lowest daily high 6 °F December 9
Most daily precipitation 1.1 inches July 1
Most daily snow 2.4 inches October 28
Total annual precipitation 10.0 inches -
Total annual snow 24.3 inches -
January 1961 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
26 10 0.10 1.0
28 13 0.00 0.0
34 17 0.00 0.0
48 17 0.00 0.0
45 22 0.00 0.0
57 23 0.00 0.0
39 24 0.00 0.0
41 21 0.00 0.0
44 25 0.00 0.0
49 28 0.00 0.0
53 28 0.00 0.0
53 32 0.00 0.0
40 25 0.00 0.0
43 22 0.00 0.0
54 31 0.00 0.0
60 32 0.00 0.0
44 28 0.00 0.0
32 23 0.00 0.0
40 16 0.00 0.0
26 7 0.00 0.0
31 6 0.00 0.0
35 12 0.00 0.0
47 1 0.00 0.0
15 -8 0.00 0.0
19 1 0.00 0.0
10 -5 0.00 0.0
34 -8 0.00 0.0
34 7 0.00 0.0
21 3 0.00 0.0
48 9 0.00 0.0
60 22 0.00 0.0
February 1961 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
42 16 0.03 0.4
23 7 0.00 0.0
29 14 0.00 0.0
37 18 0.00 0.0
44 19 0.00 0.0
47 11 0.00 0.0
45 13 0.00 0.0
52 17 0.00 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
71 27 0.00 0.0
59 38 0.00 0.0
53 34 0.06 0.0
48 26 0.00 0.0
55 24 0.00 0.0
59 21 0.00 0.0
49 17 0.00 0.0
17 9 0.11 1.6
21 5 0.02 0.2
37 6 0.00 0.0
55 25 0.00 0.0
67 35 0.00 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
32 15 0.00 0.0
48 13 0.00 0.0
58 28 0.00 0.0
42 20 0.00 0.0
51 20 0.00 0.0
43 26 0.00 0.0
March 1961 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
59 21 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.01 0.0
38 28 0.17 1.6
36 20 0.10 1.0
36 17 0.11 0.8
42 20 0.00 0.0
44 24 0.00 0.0
44 23 0.00 0.0
61 21 0.00 0.0
52 32 0.00 0.0
54 30 0.00 0.0
44 28 0.28 0.4
59 29 0.00 0.0
55 35 0.00 0.0
48 29 0.00 0.0
66 31 0.00 0.0
53 35 0.00 0.0
43 32 0.00 0.0
45 28 0.00 0.0
54 27 0.00 0.0
52 29 0.00 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
61 25 0.00 0.0
74 40 0.00 0.0
74 39 0.00 0.0
44 26 0.08 0.0
42 23 0.00 0.0
38 27 0.00 0.0
54 23 0.00 0.0
54 30 0.00 0.0
53 25 0.00 0.0
April 1961 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
55 23 0.00 0.0
60 38 0.02 0.0
66 34 0.02 0.0
48 32 0.12 0.0
47 24 0.00 0.0
39 20 0.01 0.1
50 16 0.00 0.0
50 27 0.01 0.1
55 24 0.00 0.0
52 30 0.28 2.1
36 27 0.13 1.2
65 28 0.00 0.0
58 39 0.00 0.0
40 21 0.20 1.5
41 21 0.00 0.0
48 19 0.00 0.0
61 20 0.00 0.0
82 32 0.00 0.0
85 47 0.00 0.0
56 38 0.03 0.0
60 36 0.00 0.0
68 35 0.52 0.0
55 35 0.00 0.0
36 28 0.10 0.2
56 25 0.00 0.0
37 30 0.02 0.0
45 26 0.00 0.0
63 24 0.00 0.0
62 35 0.00 0.0
58 37 0.07 0.0
May 1961 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
58 36 0.01 0.0
58 33 0.00 0.0
45 36 0.15 0.0
38 33 0.41 0.0
55 36 0.10 0.0
67 36 0.00 0.0
61 40 0.00 0.0
62 38 0.00 0.0
81 40 0.00 0.0
90 53 0.00 0.0
74 53 0.00 0.0
65 49 0.00 0.0
56 45 0.00 0.0
65 43 0.00 0.0
68 45 0.16 0.0
49 38 0.45 0.0
47 34 0.00 0.0
52 40 0.01 0.0
60 44 0.00 0.0
72 40 0.00 0.0
66 52 0.00 0.0
71 49 0.00 0.0
77 48 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
67 43 0.00 0.0
75 39 0.00 0.0
85 52 0.00 0.0
84 57 0.00 0.0
78 56 0.00 0.0
87 59 0.00 0.0
88 55 0.00 0.0
June 1961 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
80 56 0.00 0.0
71 46 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
80 49 0.00 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
85 56 0.00 0.0
89 55 0.00 0.0
96 59 0.12 0.0
92 61 0.00 0.0
91 60 0.02 0.0
93 59 0.25 0.0
76 56 0.19 0.0
59 51 0.18 0.0
71 47 0.00 0.0
82 48 0.00 0.0
87 53 0.00 0.0
94 59 0.00 0.0
78 56 0.00 0.0
89 55 0.00 0.0
95 59 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
81 51 0.00 0.0
82 53 0.00 0.0
91 57 0.00 0.0
100 59 0.00 0.0
100 72 0.00 0.0
100 67 0.00 0.0
106 70 0.00 0.0
92 72 0.00 0.0
July 1961 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
80 57 1.10 0.0
91 56 0.00 0.0
101 57 0.00 0.0
94 63 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.31 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
80 62 0.02 0.0
86 62 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
89 62 0.00 0.0
76 59 0.00 0.0
71 55 0.00 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
90 51 0.00 0.0
97 65 0.00 0.0
101 68 0.00 0.0
86 64 0.00 0.0
76 58 0.30 0.0
78 58 0.00 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
81 53 0.00 0.0
89 56 0.00 0.0
94 61 0.00 0.0
99 63 0.05 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
81 62 0.00 0.0
97 58 0.00 0.0
94 70 0.10 0.0
75 63 0.23 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
August 1961 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
93 65 0.00 0.0
98 62 0.00 0.0
99 69 0.00 0.0
101 71 0.00 0.0
98 63 0.00 0.0
104 66 0.00 0.0
84 65 0.00 0.0
92 63 0.04 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
82 56 0.03 0.0
81 53 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
93 60 0.00 0.0
96 61 0.00 0.0
95 63 0.00 0.0
95 64 0.00 0.0
85 66 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
94 62 0.00 0.0
95 64 0.00 0.0
78 57 0.36 0.0
89 57 0.00 0.0
94 60 0.00 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
94 64 0.00 0.0
92 65 0.00 0.0
92 61 0.00 0.0
94 60 0.00 0.0
102 68 0.00 0.0
89 68 0.00 0.0
93 60 0.00 0.0
September 1961 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
87 63 0.01 0.0
66 45 0.00 0.0
67 42 0.00 0.0
64 38 0.01 0.0
63 44 0.01 0.0
81 40 0.00 0.0
88 53 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
88 56 0.00 0.0
77 46 0.00 0.0
59 46 0.17 0.0
50 38 0.27 0.0
50 36 0.03 0.0
61 34 0.00 0.0
77 34 0.00 0.0
95 48 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
90 57 0.00 0.0
58 39 0.04 0.0
68 35 0.00 0.0
54 43 0.00 0.0
56 40 0.00 0.0
57 40 0.29 0.0
56 36 0.00 0.0
69 32 0.00 0.0
63 40 0.03 0.0
56 33 0.00 0.0
83 35 0.00 0.0
63 30 0.12 0.2
50 26 0.00 0.0
October 1961 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
57 34 0.00 0.0
67 33 0.00 0.0
75 42 0.00 0.0
77 48 0.00 0.0
85 47 0.00 0.0
82 45 0.00 0.0
52 38 0.00 0.0
38 33 0.01 0.0
48 34 0.00 0.0
64 37 0.00 0.0
71 44 0.00 0.0
60 39 0.00 0.0
69 42 0.00 0.0
75 46 0.00 0.0
83 46 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
63 38 0.10 0.0
52 34 0.00 0.0
69 29 0.00 0.0
77 43 0.00 0.0
69 41 0.00 0.0
62 30 0.00 0.0
56 25 0.00 0.0
53 31 0.00 0.0
56 29 0.00 0.0
69 25 0.00 0.0
66 42 0.00 0.0
45 31 0.70 2.4
31 24 0.13 1.3
44 20 0.00 0.0
54 30 0.00 0.0
November 1961 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
62 33 0.00 0.0
42 15 0.18 0.9
47 13 0.00 0.0
32 19 0.04 0.4
35 17 0.00 0.0
59 15 0.00 0.0
46 25 0.00 0.0
61 22 0.00 0.0
62 32 0.00 0.0
69 34 0.00 0.0
55 34 0.00 0.0
43 27 0.01 0.0
50 24 0.00 0.0
61 24 0.00 0.0
36 22 0.13 1.4
31 15 0.00 0.0
39 11 0.00 0.0
39 17 0.00 0.0
38 16 0.00 0.0
37 16 0.00 0.0
34 24 0.00 0.0
47 17 0.00 0.0
50 28 0.00 0.0
63 28 0.00 0.0
62 29 0.00 0.0
30 24 0.00 0.0
45 23 0.00 0.0
49 25 0.00 0.0
35 23 0.00 0.0
61 21 0.00 0.0
December 1961 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
59 28 0.00 0.0
58 26 0.00 0.0
61 31 0.00 0.0
39 20 0.00 0.0
45 21 0.00 0.0
34 17 0.00 0.0
39 14 0.00 0.0
27 4 0.12 1.9
6 -4 0.00 0.0
7 -6 0.00 0.0
8 -9 0.02 0.3
10 -7 0.00 0.0
25 -8 0.00 0.0
22 3 0.03 0.4
35 9 0.00 0.0
36 13 0.00 0.0
39 10 0.00 0.0
25 -3 0.08 1.0
15 -5 0.00 0.0
52 2 0.00 0.0
55 26 0.00 0.0
32 16 0.02 0.2
46 17 0.00 0.0
51 24 0.00 0.0
47 28 0.01 0.1
35 19 0.00 0.0
22 9 0.00 0.0
26 5 0.00 0.0
32 4 0.12 1.6
39 31 0.11 0.0
38 23 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location