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