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Rapid City Weather in 1968

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1968 based on NOAA data.
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1968 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 96 °F August 7
Lowest temperature -21 °F December 30
Highest daily low 67 °F July 15
Lowest daily high -5 °F December 30
Most daily precipitation 1.8 inches June 24
Most daily snow 5.6 inches April 13
Total annual precipitation 18.5 inches -
Total annual snow 32.7 inches -
January 1968 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
27 -7 0.17 1.5
1 -16 0.02 0.2
21 -18 0.00 0.0
31 -6 0.00 0.0
32 -6 0.15 1.3
-4 -19 0.00 0.0
6 -18 0.00 0.0
31 -6 0.00 0.0
23 7 0.00 0.0
36 19 0.00 0.0
38 12 0.00 0.0
32 7 0.00 0.0
27 1 0.00 0.0
42 24 0.00 0.0
41 15 0.00 0.0
52 25 0.00 0.0
41 21 0.00 0.0
37 18 0.00 0.0
51 30 0.00 0.0
51 33 0.00 0.0
58 32 0.00 0.0
44 27 0.00 0.0
46 25 0.00 0.0
69 39 0.00 0.0
45 32 0.00 0.0
32 22 0.09 1.0
22 17 0.00 0.0
19 6 0.00 0.0
40 -2 0.00 0.0
52 28 0.00 0.0
45 18 0.00 0.0
February 1968 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
44 15 0.00 0.0
45 16 0.00 0.0
58 25 0.00 0.0
47 29 0.00 0.0
56 26 0.00 0.0
39 21 0.00 0.0
47 15 0.00 0.0
44 23 0.00 0.0
53 20 0.00 0.0
44 22 0.00 0.0
45 16 0.12 1.2
16 0 0.03 0.6
19 8 0.00 0.0
24 9 0.00 0.0
37 9 0.00 0.0
27 6 0.00 0.0
22 0 0.00 0.0
31 7 0.00 0.0
47 23 0.00 0.0
24 8 0.06 0.7
18 7 0.01 0.1
18 11 0.07 0.8
29 18 0.00 0.0
47 21 0.03 0.0
49 34 0.00 0.0
49 29 0.00 0.0
40 30 0.03 0.0
33 15 0.00 0.0
60 15 0.00 0.0
March 1968 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
56 34 0.00 0.0
34 16 0.02 0.0
58 13 0.00 0.0
64 33 0.00 0.0
60 28 0.00 0.0
75 29 0.00 0.0
66 37 0.00 0.0
52 33 0.00 0.0
43 29 0.00 0.0
38 26 0.02 0.2
29 17 0.00 0.0
45 14 0.00 0.0
59 22 0.00 0.0
55 29 0.00 0.0
58 29 0.00 0.0
67 24 0.00 0.0
68 38 0.00 0.0
45 29 0.08 0.1
36 26 0.01 0.1
30 19 0.07 0.8
33 14 0.01 0.1
40 7 0.00 0.0
64 19 0.00 0.0
68 32 0.00 0.0
64 36 0.00 0.0
63 34 0.00 0.0
65 28 0.00 0.0
73 36 0.00 0.0
71 34 0.00 0.0
65 25 0.00 0.0
52 18 0.00 0.0
April 1968 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
62 26 0.00 0.0
49 23 0.06 0.1
23 16 0.42 3.4
32 10 0.00 0.0
65 17 0.00 0.0
57 36 0.05 0.0
44 33 0.05 0.3
49 27 0.00 0.0
59 25 0.00 0.0
73 33 0.00 0.0
82 41 0.00 0.0
52 34 0.00 0.0
35 20 0.36 5.6
62 16 0.00 0.0
77 33 0.00 0.0
48 37 0.00 0.0
41 25 0.00 0.0
43 27 0.00 0.0
56 34 0.00 0.0
58 37 0.00 0.0
50 33 0.40 2.1
41 29 0.33 2.2
57 29 0.00 0.0
60 28 0.00 0.0
59 34 0.07 0.0
56 32 0.02 0.0
53 34 0.06 0.0
66 30 0.00 0.0
75 39 0.00 0.0
85 48 0.00 0.0
May 1968 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
77 51 0.00 0.0
65 38 0.00 0.0
65 34 0.00 0.0
59 30 0.00 0.0
73 33 0.16 0.0
56 44 0.01 0.0
57 37 0.26 0.0
50 34 0.00 0.0
64 30 0.00 0.0
49 30 0.00 0.0
57 26 0.00 0.0
71 33 0.00 0.0
74 45 0.01 0.0
73 44 0.00 0.0
59 46 0.04 0.0
58 37 0.07 0.0
58 33 0.05 0.0
51 36 0.02 0.0
57 31 0.00 0.0
60 26 0.00 0.0
70 34 0.00 0.0
52 46 0.29 0.0
51 45 0.20 0.0
58 44 0.00 0.0
59 45 0.16 0.0
65 45 0.02 0.0
67 44 0.02 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
79 46 0.00 0.0
73 51 0.35 0.0
65 46 0.02 0.0
June 1968 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
79 42 0.00 0.0
88 50 0.00 0.0
94 58 0.01 0.0
73 53 0.83 0.0
71 51 0.16 0.0
59 55 1.48 0.0
64 55 0.03 0.0
69 54 0.21 0.0
77 56 0.44 0.0
70 48 0.01 0.0
71 47 0.00 0.0
88 48 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.43 0.0
64 48 0.00 0.0
56 49 0.54 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
85 49 0.00 0.0
77 57 0.26 0.0
88 55 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.11 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
76 58 0.14 0.0
66 50 1.78 0.0
57 42 0.52 0.0
67 42 0.00 0.0
88 50 0.00 0.0
75 59 0.00 0.0
74 51 0.04 0.0
67 49 0.01 0.0
July 1968 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
67 44 0.00 0.0
74 41 0.00 0.0
81 51 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
84 51 0.00 0.0
87 58 0.00 0.0
77 57 0.00 0.0
85 52 0.00 0.0
91 61 0.57 0.0
87 64 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
85 64 0.00 0.0
89 59 0.00 0.0
88 67 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.20 0.0
84 61 0.78 0.0
77 55 0.00 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
91 61 0.00 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
88 56 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
68 56 0.53 0.0
78 57 0.01 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
83 56 0.32 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
90 60 0.01 0.0
79 53 0.02 0.0
68 48 0.00 0.0
August 1968 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
85 45 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.00 0.0
87 58 0.01 0.0
93 58 0.00 0.0
93 60 0.00 0.0
96 66 0.00 0.0
96 63 0.38 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
71 54 0.65 0.0
60 53 0.18 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
71 53 0.00 0.0
72 53 0.04 0.0
80 48 0.00 0.0
68 45 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.72 0.0
74 51 0.00 0.0
80 51 0.00 0.0
88 54 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.02 0.0
71 55 0.26 0.0
79 46 0.00 0.0
83 49 0.00 0.0
83 49 0.00 0.0
80 53 0.00 0.0
84 55 0.20 0.0
73 50 0.00 0.0
75 49 0.00 0.0
76 49 0.00 0.0
September 1968 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
80 44 0.00 0.0
69 49 0.40 0.0
67 42 0.00 0.0
57 40 0.15 0.0
72 37 0.00 0.0
81 43 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.04 0.0
67 43 0.00 0.0
75 41 0.00 0.0
83 43 0.00 0.0
86 50 0.00 0.0
90 55 0.00 0.0
85 54 0.00 0.0
91 56 0.00 0.0
79 48 0.04 0.0
53 45 0.23 0.0
67 38 0.00 0.0
76 43 0.00 0.0
76 45 0.00 0.0
78 47 0.00 0.0
75 52 0.00 0.0
68 41 0.03 0.0
70 36 0.00 0.0
70 43 0.00 0.0
78 42 0.00 0.0
75 45 0.00 0.0
76 42 0.00 0.0
65 45 0.00 0.0
72 41 0.00 0.0
83 38 0.00 0.0
October 1968 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 43 0.00 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
56 25 0.00 0.0
74 29 0.00 0.0
65 38 0.00 0.0
72 35 0.00 0.0
69 44 0.00 0.0
57 34 0.00 0.0
62 30 0.00 0.0
72 31 0.00 0.0
67 44 0.00 0.0
84 44 0.00 0.0
84 48 0.00 0.0
64 47 0.00 0.0
63 41 0.14 0.0
55 40 0.00 0.0
50 26 0.00 0.0
61 20 0.00 0.0
62 41 0.00 0.0
80 34 0.00 0.0
62 31 0.00 0.0
60 26 0.00 0.0
50 25 0.00 0.0
68 26 0.00 0.0
71 35 0.00 0.0
68 39 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.00 0.0
75 27 0.00 0.0
81 45 0.00 0.0
83 49 0.00 0.0
58 42 0.00 0.0
November 1968 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
57 32 0.00 0.0
57 27 0.00 0.0
65 30 0.00 0.0
54 36 0.00 0.0
37 29 0.15 0.9
34 28 0.01 0.1
32 26 0.03 0.2
42 23 0.01 0.1
41 25 0.12 0.0
35 17 0.05 0.5
42 14 0.00 0.0
56 23 0.00 0.0
52 29 0.00 0.0
43 24 0.00 0.0
41 21 0.00 0.0
44 25 0.00 0.0
30 13 0.00 0.0
35 9 0.00 0.0
40 24 0.02 0.2
67 27 0.00 0.0
59 34 0.00 0.0
65 37 0.00 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
49 31 0.00 0.0
42 24 0.07 0.7
33 15 0.00 0.0
45 17 0.00 0.0
43 23 0.00 0.0
45 16 0.00 0.0
54 24 0.00 0.0
December 1968 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
37 28 0.26 2.8
33 19 0.00 0.0
38 14 0.00 0.0
44 11 0.00 0.0
29 9 0.00 0.0
32 12 0.00 0.0
31 5 0.00 0.0
37 13 0.00 0.0
48 24 0.00 0.0
55 23 0.00 0.0
61 27 0.00 0.0
30 11 0.00 0.0
22 2 0.00 0.0
25 1 0.00 0.0
45 12 0.00 0.0
46 20 0.00 0.0
35 26 0.07 0.9
30 19 0.00 0.0
26 10 0.00 0.1
19 5 0.01 0.3
13 2 0.13 2.1
16 2 0.03 0.2
18 1 0.00 0.0
13 4 0.00 0.0
26 4 0.03 0.4
27 15 0.02 0.3
15 9 0.03 0.4
11 -3 0.00 0.0
-3 -17 0.00 0.0
-5 -21 0.00 0.0
14 -10 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location