Rapid City Weather in 1962

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1962 based on NOAA data.
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1962 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 99 °F August 21
Lowest temperature -18 °F February 28
Highest daily low 67 °F July 6
Lowest daily high -2 °F January 18
Most daily precipitation 1.9 inches May 21
Most daily snow 3.4 inches February 17
Total annual precipitation 22.5 inches -
Total annual snow 21.9 inches -
January 1962 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
53 27 0.00 0.0
58 31 0.00 0.0
58 33 0.00 0.0
45 19 0.00 0.0
37 12 0.00 0.0
43 21 0.04 0.1
33 20 0.05 0.4
21 -5 0.09 1.3
-2 -7 0.00 0.0
23 -13 0.00 0.0
42 5 0.00 0.0
32 15 0.00 0.0
23 6 0.06 0.7
20 -4 0.00 0.0
12 -6 0.00 0.0
28 -11 0.00 0.0
4 -9 0.00 0.0
-2 -9 0.07 0.8
1 -18 0.00 0.0
2 -16 0.15 1.2
-1 -14 0.05 0.4
15 -18 0.00 0.0
32 0 0.00 0.0
42 14 0.00 0.0
42 21 0.00 0.0
35 11 0.00 0.0
49 9 0.00 0.0
48 30 0.00 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
47 29 0.00 0.0
61 38 0.00 0.0
February 1962 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
54 31 0.00 0.0
63 38 0.00 0.0
70 42 0.00 0.0
49 15 0.00 0.0
19 5 0.00 0.0
33 1 0.00 0.0
36 13 0.00 0.0
51 19 0.00 0.0
54 25 0.00 0.0
71 27 0.00 0.0
57 37 0.00 0.0
63 33 0.10 0.0
52 33 0.30 0.0
50 29 0.00 0.0
41 24 0.00 0.0
24 17 0.13 1.4
17 11 0.27 3.4
26 10 0.01 0.1
34 17 0.00 0.0
22 5 0.05 0.5
15 1 0.06 0.8
37 -1 0.00 0.0
8 -4 0.03 0.3
9 -7 0.01 0.1
4 -3 0.00 0.0
2 -8 0.00 0.0
8 -9 0.02 0.3
0 -18 0.00 0.0
March 1962 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
15 -17 0.00 0.0
36 -1 0.00 0.0
16 -3 0.15 2.1
16 -5 0.00 0.0
25 -4 0.00 0.0
33 11 0.00 0.0
29 13 0.00 0.0
38 16 0.00 0.0
39 15 0.00 0.0
30 21 0.15 1.8
24 17 0.06 0.6
21 11 0.00 0.0
23 9 0.00 0.0
33 8 0.00 0.0
41 20 0.00 0.0
45 20 0.00 0.0
43 20 0.00 0.0
52 23 0.00 0.0
57 30 0.00 0.0
52 32 0.00 0.0
57 28 0.00 0.0
51 27 0.00 0.0
40 27 0.71 1.2
45 29 0.00 0.0
60 28 0.00 0.0
67 38 0.00 0.0
73 37 0.00 0.0
47 30 0.06 0.0
41 27 0.15 2.2
39 18 0.00 0.0
35 23 0.00 0.0
April 1962 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
36 20 0.00 0.0
56 18 0.00 0.0
52 29 0.00 0.0
61 24 0.00 0.0
66 34 0.00 0.0
62 32 0.00 0.0
48 31 0.27 0.0
45 28 0.00 0.0
53 26 0.00 0.0
54 33 0.15 0.0
47 25 0.07 0.1
51 23 0.00 0.0
64 27 0.00 0.0
67 32 0.00 0.0
69 28 0.00 0.0
62 41 0.00 0.0
72 32 0.00 0.0
78 43 0.00 0.0
77 40 0.00 0.0
89 44 0.01 0.0
58 40 0.00 0.0
68 40 0.00 0.0
83 42 0.00 0.0
89 49 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
61 40 0.13 0.0
62 38 0.03 0.0
80 44 0.03 0.0
58 37 0.00 0.0
58 34 0.00 0.0
May 1962 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
70 37 0.00 0.0
77 45 0.00 0.0
74 49 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
71 47 0.00 0.0
74 42 0.00 0.0
77 44 0.00 0.0
76 42 0.01 0.0
86 52 0.00 0.0
81 53 0.00 0.0
84 53 0.00 0.0
75 53 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.01 0.0
69 43 0.77 0.0
68 45 0.01 0.0
68 46 0.00 0.0
68 46 1.01 0.0
63 51 0.79 0.0
73 51 0.00 0.0
58 51 0.01 0.0
57 47 1.86 0.0
53 47 0.37 0.0
66 49 0.00 0.0
65 45 0.36 0.0
53 46 0.92 0.0
55 44 0.00 0.0
51 46 0.63 0.0
73 50 0.13 0.0
63 50 0.02 0.0
71 53 0.00 0.0
63 45 0.00 0.0
June 1962 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
62 51 0.00 0.0
64 54 0.41 0.0
72 51 0.00 0.0
80 47 0.24 0.0
68 41 0.07 0.0
72 47 0.27 0.0
58 49 0.00 0.0
70 49 0.00 0.0
72 48 0.00 0.0
82 51 0.00 0.0
80 58 0.03 0.0
77 56 0.21 0.0
79 60 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.07 0.0
73 55 0.13 0.0
70 56 0.00 0.0
71 55 0.17 0.0
83 52 0.05 0.0
79 60 0.04 0.0
77 54 0.03 0.0
76 52 0.55 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
80 57 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.49 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
83 64 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
80 58 1.25 0.0
July 1962 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
76 61 0.00 0.0
81 61 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.37 0.0
75 54 0.07 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
86 67 0.00 0.0
75 59 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.00 0.0
90 62 0.01 0.0
82 63 0.01 0.0
86 61 0.03 0.0
83 62 1.03 0.0
74 58 1.78 0.0
77 57 0.30 0.0
75 51 0.00 0.0
76 55 0.46 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
91 61 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.26 0.0
87 53 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
78 61 0.00 0.0
78 56 0.00 0.0
81 57 0.00 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
71 55 0.11 0.0
78 58 0.04 0.0
80 57 0.06 0.0
76 53 0.00 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
77 60 0.00 0.0
August 1962 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 57 0.00 0.0
78 59 0.14 0.0
92 60 0.00 0.0
97 59 0.00 0.0
89 63 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
93 59 0.00 0.0
95 63 0.00 0.0
91 63 0.00 0.0
91 62 0.00 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
90 56 0.00 0.0
97 62 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
87 51 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
92 63 0.00 0.0
86 62 0.00 0.0
92 58 0.00 0.0
99 63 0.00 0.0
89 52 0.71 0.0
67 52 0.00 0.0
80 46 0.00 0.0
93 50 0.00 0.0
98 57 0.00 0.0
95 44 0.00 0.0
77 42 0.00 0.0
67 48 0.00 0.0
57 47 0.18 0.0
76 45 0.00 0.0
September 1962 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
82 53 0.00 0.0
87 51 0.00 0.0
52 39 0.00 0.0
65 34 0.00 0.0
79 38 0.00 0.0
87 50 0.00 0.0
90 50 0.00 0.0
56 36 0.00 0.0
46 32 0.00 0.0
83 28 0.00 0.0
93 46 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
83 47 0.00 0.0
77 52 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.05 0.0
77 55 0.02 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
65 43 0.00 0.0
75 46 0.00 0.0
75 49 0.00 0.0
70 50 0.08 0.0
81 49 0.00 0.0
69 47 0.07 0.0
75 44 0.00 0.0
79 51 0.00 0.0
83 45 0.00 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
63 45 0.04 0.0
52 42 0.41 0.0
October 1962 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
55 48 0.10 0.0
62 43 0.00 0.0
69 41 0.00 0.0
73 41 0.00 0.0
62 46 0.03 0.0
56 49 1.42 0.0
64 46 0.06 0.0
73 43 0.00 0.0
82 42 0.00 0.0
83 51 0.00 0.0
65 44 0.00 0.0
81 44 0.00 0.0
82 44 0.00 0.0
83 44 0.00 0.0
66 36 0.00 0.0
57 32 0.00 0.0
64 32 0.00 0.0
72 37 0.00 0.0
55 36 0.00 0.0
68 32 0.00 0.0
73 44 0.00 0.0
53 35 0.00 0.0
50 33 0.00 0.0
48 22 0.02 0.0
54 21 0.00 0.0
74 34 0.00 0.0
66 46 0.00 0.0
67 39 0.00 0.0
72 48 0.00 0.0
62 38 0.00 0.0
63 33 0.00 0.0
November 1962 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
49 28 0.00 0.0
43 31 0.03 0.0
63 35 0.00 0.0
50 27 0.00 0.0
64 25 0.00 0.0
55 40 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.00 0.0
61 22 0.00 0.0
66 33 0.00 0.0
65 32 0.00 0.0
57 33 0.00 0.0
66 27 0.00 0.0
57 34 0.00 0.0
50 33 0.00 0.0
34 29 0.00 0.0
32 24 0.02 0.2
36 22 0.00 0.0
41 18 0.00 0.0
53 16 0.00 0.0
70 35 0.01 0.0
42 25 0.00 0.0
44 23 0.02 0.2
48 24 0.00 0.0
54 24 0.00 0.0
68 27 0.00 0.0
68 31 0.00 0.0
58 35 0.00 0.0
47 30 0.00 0.0
45 27 0.00 0.0
55 24 0.00 0.0
December 1962 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
54 29 0.00 0.0
51 22 0.00 0.0
56 32 0.00 0.0
39 26 0.00 0.0
40 17 0.00 0.0
55 20 0.00 0.0
44 26 0.03 0.3
30 20 0.03 0.2
40 21 0.00 0.0
33 0 0.10 1.0
10 -5 0.00 0.0
47 9 0.00 0.0
54 30 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
62 36 0.00 0.0
63 34 0.00 0.0
54 29 0.00 0.0
55 34 0.00 0.0
37 26 0.02 0.0
38 26 0.00 0.0
46 19 0.00 0.0
40 2 0.00 0.0
14 -1 0.00 0.0
17 4 0.01 0.1
19 0 0.00 0.0
35 3 0.00 0.0
48 10 0.00 0.0
51 10 0.00 0.0
32 9 0.00 0.0
48 9 0.00 0.0
55 17 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location