Rapid City Weather in 1966

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1966 based on NOAA data.
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1966 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 103 °F July 16
Lowest temperature -22 °F January 20
Highest daily low 72 °F July 17
Lowest daily high -5 °F January 28
Most daily precipitation 2.1 inches September 13
Most daily snow 6.7 inches March 22
Total annual precipitation 20.4 inches -
Total annual snow 56.5 inches -
January 1966 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
39 13 0.00 0.0
38 12 0.00 0.0
50 9 0.00 0.0
23 6 0.00 0.0
24 4 0.00 0.0
47 7 0.00 0.0
20 11 0.00 0.0
64 15 0.00 0.0
44 11 0.00 0.0
37 11 0.00 0.0
45 17 0.00 0.0
48 22 0.00 0.0
50 19 0.00 0.0
55 26 0.00 0.0
40 6 0.03 0.3
13 3 0.00 0.0
30 0 0.00 0.0
44 7 0.00 0.0
20 -1 0.06 0.6
0 -22 0.07 0.7
8 -18 0.00 0.0
14 -2 0.00 0.0
-1 -17 0.06 0.6
1 -13 0.01 0.1
14 -12 0.00 0.0
22 -3 0.00 0.0
0 -13 0.00 0.0
-5 -12 0.01 0.1
4 -11 0.00 0.0
12 -4 0.00 0.0
9 -4 0.00 0.0
February 1966 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
15 -6 0.00 0.0
29 14 0.00 0.0
29 12 0.00 0.0
34 8 0.00 0.0
50 26 0.00 0.0
49 26 0.00 0.0
40 29 0.04 0.3
35 20 0.55 5.4
35 16 0.15 1.4
30 10 0.00 0.0
25 3 0.00 0.0
39 13 0.01 0.1
20 -1 0.00 0.0
27 6 0.03 0.4
11 -7 0.16 1.7
17 0 0.01 0.1
44 -1 0.02 0.2
1 -10 0.00 0.0
12 -5 0.00 0.0
16 4 0.03 0.4
20 2 0.00 0.0
24 6 0.00 0.0
36 12 0.00 0.0
42 13 0.00 0.0
26 14 0.00 0.0
36 17 0.00 0.0
41 17 0.00 0.0
40 19 0.00 0.0
March 1966 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
32 18 0.00 0.0
30 17 0.55 4.8
18 6 0.28 2.8
17 7 0.00 0.0
21 6 0.00 0.0
24 3 0.00 0.0
40 12 0.00 0.0
44 30 0.00 0.0
52 30 0.00 0.0
51 31 0.00 0.0
54 28 0.00 0.0
60 25 0.00 0.0
67 30 0.00 0.0
63 37 0.00 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
75 35 0.00 0.0
45 32 0.12 1.0
45 25 0.00 0.0
65 21 0.00 0.0
58 31 0.00 0.0
51 30 0.14 1.2
32 11 0.69 6.7
20 8 0.00 0.0
35 7 0.00 0.0
39 21 0.00 0.0
41 17 0.00 0.0
51 25 0.00 0.0
63 30 0.00 0.0
65 32 0.00 0.0
73 41 0.00 0.0
60 37 0.00 0.0
April 1966 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
59 29 0.00 0.0
58 33 0.05 0.1
41 31 0.17 0.3
38 29 0.05 0.3
47 28 0.01 0.1
58 26 0.00 0.0
41 30 0.20 0.4
45 23 0.00 0.0
61 23 0.00 0.0
62 35 0.00 0.0
41 31 0.18 1.0
40 33 0.50 0.2
54 31 0.00 0.0
60 28 0.00 0.0
67 37 0.00 0.0
63 35 0.31 0.0
37 30 0.00 0.0
32 20 0.60 6.0
25 8 0.14 1.4
33 2 0.00 0.0
46 18 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
63 30 0.00 0.0
65 34 0.00 0.0
75 35 0.00 0.0
53 32 0.12 0.0
42 24 0.15 0.2
56 22 0.00 0.0
33 24 0.02 0.0
55 23 0.00 0.0
May 1966 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
68 35 0.00 0.0
67 34 0.00 0.0
69 35 0.00 0.0
90 40 0.00 0.0
81 46 0.00 0.0
79 48 0.00 0.0
80 48 0.00 0.0
48 34 0.12 0.0
49 35 0.00 0.0
61 37 0.00 0.0
40 31 0.12 0.4
49 28 0.00 0.0
66 28 0.00 0.0
76 39 0.01 0.0
68 40 0.00 0.0
74 41 0.02 0.0
63 42 0.00 0.0
58 36 0.00 0.0
68 31 0.00 0.0
76 41 0.00 0.0
92 45 0.00 0.0
88 44 0.06 0.0
63 36 0.00 0.0
73 39 0.00 0.0
85 46 0.00 0.0
87 51 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
82 46 0.00 0.0
81 46 0.00 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
June 1966 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 53 0.01 0.0
82 51 0.28 0.0
77 51 0.00 0.0
70 50 0.12 0.0
62 40 0.00 0.0
68 40 0.06 0.0
61 46 0.16 0.0
63 41 0.00 0.0
71 41 0.00 0.0
85 50 0.06 0.0
75 51 0.00 0.0
70 42 0.00 0.0
75 44 0.00 0.0
74 51 0.01 0.0
73 44 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.00 0.0
79 42 0.00 0.0
86 52 0.00 0.0
87 56 0.00 0.0
93 60 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
91 57 0.15 0.0
75 55 0.15 0.0
84 55 0.06 0.0
77 47 0.00 0.0
84 45 0.00 0.0
92 63 0.00 0.0
103 60 0.00 0.0
102 68 0.00 0.0
96 63 0.25 0.0
July 1966 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
87 60 0.48 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
89 62 0.00 0.0
97 69 0.00 0.0
83 60 0.29 0.0
83 59 0.01 0.0
97 56 0.02 0.0
96 64 0.00 0.0
97 58 0.00 0.0
103 67 0.00 0.0
94 64 0.00 0.0
91 66 0.04 0.0
86 63 1.28 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
103 67 0.00 0.0
101 72 0.00 0.0
88 67 0.00 0.0
94 60 0.00 0.0
91 63 0.00 0.0
90 60 0.23 0.0
77 57 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.03 0.0
97 62 0.00 0.0
99 69 0.12 0.0
89 63 1.13 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
74 59 0.30 0.0
81 53 0.00 0.0
95 61 0.00 0.0
98 68 0.00 0.0
August 1966 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 60 0.00 0.0
87 59 0.00 0.0
96 60 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
91 54 0.08 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
73 55 0.00 0.0
67 51 0.00 0.0
59 53 0.15 0.0
77 51 0.00 0.0
85 52 0.33 0.0
66 48 0.90 0.0
74 45 0.00 0.0
76 53 0.00 0.0
88 50 0.00 0.0
94 58 0.00 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.40 0.0
62 55 1.10 0.0
62 51 0.18 0.0
64 44 0.06 0.0
63 38 0.00 0.0
68 42 0.00 0.0
77 44 0.00 0.0
85 48 0.00 0.0
89 54 0.00 0.0
89 56 0.00 0.0
84 55 0.00 0.0
91 56 0.00 0.0
93 59 0.01 0.0
75 58 0.03 0.0
September 1966 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
74 53 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
81 53 0.00 0.0
82 46 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
83 45 0.00 0.0
92 54 0.00 0.0
92 52 0.00 0.0
88 56 0.00 0.0
87 52 0.00 0.0
92 56 0.00 0.0
90 59 0.00 0.0
67 49 2.13 0.0
59 41 0.00 0.0
67 44 0.06 0.0
59 49 0.14 0.0
63 46 0.00 0.0
69 44 0.00 0.0
71 46 0.00 0.0
83 50 0.00 0.0
75 49 0.00 0.0
81 47 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.00 0.0
77 49 0.03 0.0
50 44 0.08 0.0
62 47 0.36 0.0
69 39 0.00 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
62 40 0.02 0.0
52 31 0.02 0.0
October 1966 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
68 30 0.00 0.0
67 43 0.13 0.0
45 32 0.30 0.0
60 32 0.00 0.0
73 34 0.00 0.0
80 45 0.00 0.0
80 48 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
59 34 0.00 0.0
66 32 0.00 0.0
66 34 0.00 0.0
70 36 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.73 0.4
38 27 0.30 1.4
47 23 0.00 0.0
55 25 0.00 0.0
60 28 0.00 0.0
48 27 0.00 0.0
71 26 0.00 0.0
76 34 0.00 0.0
62 36 0.00 0.0
52 28 0.00 0.0
60 30 0.00 0.0
70 40 0.00 0.0
75 44 0.00 0.0
79 39 0.00 0.0
76 42 0.00 0.0
46 32 0.00 0.0
59 31 0.00 0.0
67 36 0.00 0.0
50 28 0.04 0.3
November 1966 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
35 16 0.00 0.0
50 17 0.00 0.0
48 25 0.00 0.0
42 20 0.00 0.0
59 16 0.00 0.0
43 33 0.00 0.0
35 25 0.03 0.3
27 13 0.58 4.8
22 2 0.00 0.0
42 17 0.05 0.5
22 14 0.05 0.5
38 16 0.00 0.0
43 29 0.00 0.0
48 27 0.00 0.0
56 36 0.00 0.0
62 36 0.00 0.0
49 28 0.00 0.0
49 23 0.00 0.0
63 28 0.00 0.0
64 28 0.00 0.0
68 37 0.00 0.0
55 34 0.00 0.0
37 29 0.00 0.0
48 26 0.02 0.0
62 20 0.00 0.0
48 25 0.19 0.0
45 22 0.00 0.0
55 22 0.00 0.0
52 16 0.00 0.0
18 11 0.03 0.3
December 1966 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
16 10 0.15 1.8
14 1 0.21 1.9
31 1 0.00 0.0
38 27 0.00 0.0
49 27 0.00 0.0
45 26 0.00 0.0
45 27 0.00 0.0
44 9 0.00 0.0
18 2 0.02 0.2
35 6 0.00 0.0
49 15 0.00 0.0
50 23 0.00 0.0
53 29 0.00 0.0
52 28 0.00 0.0
48 28 0.00 0.0
60 27 0.00 0.0
56 31 0.00 0.0
56 30 0.00 0.0
55 35 0.00 0.0
56 31 0.00 0.0
36 18 0.17 1.4
18 -1 0.11 1.5
23 1 0.00 0.0
18 9 0.02 0.1
14 9 0.02 0.4
15 11 0.03 0.6
15 10 0.01 0.1
28 6 0.00 0.0
29 13 0.00 0.0
33 15 0.00 0.0
34 19 0.05 0.5
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location