Rapid City Weather in 1970

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1970 based on NOAA data.
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1970 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 102 °F August 26
Lowest temperature -17 °F January 8
Highest daily low 67 °F July 26
Lowest daily high 0 °F January 18
Most daily precipitation 1.7 inches April 18
Most daily snow 15.6 inches April 18
Total annual precipitation 17.9 inches -
Total annual snow 77.1 inches -
January 1970 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
27 13 0.28 3.4
20 10 0.03 0.5
25 6 0.00 0.0
15 -5 0.00 0.0
10 -14 0.00 0.0
14 -1 0.00 0.0
6 -9 0.00 0.0
8 -17 0.00 0.0
28 -9 0.00 0.0
42 16 0.00 0.0
31 17 0.00 0.0
22 6 0.00 0.0
10 -1 0.00 0.0
35 3 0.00 0.0
33 5 0.02 0.2
5 -5 0.01 0.1
0 -7 0.08 0.8
0 -13 0.04 0.4
26 -6 0.00 0.0
11 3 0.01 0.1
36 9 0.00 0.0
45 24 0.00 0.0
53 22 0.00 0.0
57 31 0.21 0.0
44 27 0.00 0.0
44 25 0.00 0.0
61 25 0.05 0.0
35 18 0.00 0.0
35 14 0.00 0.0
47 15 0.00 0.0
53 21 0.00 0.0
February 1970 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
44 6 0.00 0.0
18 7 0.03 0.3
53 4 0.02 0.2
37 20 0.00 0.0
46 20 0.00 0.0
51 19 0.00 0.0
43 22 0.00 0.0
45 19 0.00 0.0
62 13 0.00 0.0
54 23 0.00 0.0
36 20 0.00 0.0
36 13 0.00 0.0
15 8 0.07 1.2
37 13 0.00 0.0
34 23 0.00 0.0
57 26 0.00 0.0
66 19 0.31 3.3
21 6 0.08 0.6
32 16 0.02 0.2
48 19 0.00 0.0
53 26 0.00 0.0
49 26 0.00 0.0
58 28 0.00 0.0
42 22 0.00 0.0
54 19 0.00 0.0
54 27 0.00 0.0
33 27 0.01 0.2
30 23 0.00 0.0
March 1970 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
30 22 0.02 0.0
50 24 0.11 0.1
33 18 0.00 0.0
35 16 0.00 0.0
44 18 0.00 0.0
54 19 0.00 0.0
69 27 0.00 0.0
49 20 0.14 1.4
21 0 0.44 6.4
22 -1 0.00 0.0
21 4 0.00 0.0
27 6 0.00 0.0
23 3 0.02 0.3
28 15 0.00 0.0
27 18 0.00 0.0
41 17 0.00 0.0
36 28 0.25 3.0
33 23 0.07 0.7
28 18 0.16 1.8
38 14 0.00 0.0
43 17 0.00 0.0
38 24 0.00 0.0
50 26 0.00 0.0
50 32 0.00 0.0
37 20 0.00 0.0
43 15 0.13 1.1
34 11 0.00 0.0
46 19 0.13 0.0
42 24 0.01 0.0
38 19 0.00 0.0
36 19 0.00 0.0
April 1970 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
48 15 0.00 0.0
49 25 0.00 0.0
46 22 0.00 0.0
62 20 0.00 0.0
61 36 0.00 0.0
75 30 0.00 0.0
80 35 0.00 0.0
57 26 0.00 0.0
66 29 0.00 0.0
72 37 0.00 0.0
48 33 0.81 0.0
33 27 0.80 5.2
32 24 0.03 0.3
32 26 0.51 4.0
41 29 0.36 3.4
39 25 0.00 0.0
31 25 0.31 2.1
30 28 1.67 15.6
34 26 0.00 0.0
35 26 0.00 0.0
41 20 0.00 0.0
41 28 0.00 0.0
46 24 0.00 0.0
60 31 0.00 0.0
58 34 0.00 0.0
57 33 0.00 0.0
59 37 0.00 0.0
59 38 0.14 0.0
51 35 0.00 0.0
54 31 0.00 0.0
May 1970 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
55 30 0.03 0.0
71 31 0.00 0.0
72 39 0.00 0.0
76 40 0.00 0.0
69 37 0.00 0.0
84 54 0.00 0.0
85 49 0.02 0.0
56 38 0.45 0.0
57 36 0.00 0.0
64 35 0.32 0.0
68 42 0.06 0.0
70 44 0.01 0.0
50 40 0.02 0.0
53 37 0.38 0.0
65 35 0.00 0.0
76 42 0.00 0.0
87 44 0.00 0.0
75 51 0.00 0.0
68 43 0.00 0.0
77 49 0.00 0.0
67 51 0.00 0.0
63 44 0.12 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
71 38 0.10 0.0
71 39 0.00 0.0
83 41 0.00 0.0
70 53 0.01 0.0
67 44 0.04 0.0
75 37 0.00 0.0
71 47 0.33 0.0
60 46 0.52 0.0
June 1970 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
68 43 0.00 0.0
75 44 0.00 0.0
74 50 0.00 0.0
74 44 0.00 0.0
80 44 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
88 56 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
87 55 0.00 0.0
72 48 0.00 0.0
65 47 0.57 0.0
65 51 1.57 0.0
75 42 0.00 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
78 51 0.01 0.0
79 44 0.00 0.0
73 51 0.00 0.0
71 47 0.00 0.0
80 51 0.01 0.0
71 48 0.00 0.0
77 45 0.00 0.0
89 52 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
87 54 0.00 0.0
97 63 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
July 1970 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
85 50 0.00 0.0
87 55 0.00 0.0
80 51 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
89 55 0.13 0.0
92 63 0.00 0.0
90 59 0.01 0.0
92 59 0.25 0.0
87 62 0.24 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
95 62 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
87 55 0.08 0.0
75 52 0.00 0.0
85 51 0.00 0.0
97 59 0.00 0.0
94 58 0.00 0.0
92 61 0.00 0.0
71 57 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
74 55 0.33 0.0
91 53 0.00 0.0
98 62 0.00 0.0
89 67 0.00 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
94 62 0.00 0.0
94 64 0.00 0.0
92 59 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
August 1970 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
90 57 0.00 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
79 55 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.39 0.0
88 66 0.15 0.0
92 64 0.00 0.0
94 61 0.00 0.0
82 55 0.00 0.0
88 50 0.00 0.0
93 60 0.00 0.0
99 60 0.00 0.0
99 59 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.08 0.0
82 56 0.00 0.0
94 53 0.00 0.0
102 60 0.00 0.0
92 63 0.00 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
89 51 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
89 52 0.00 0.0
92 55 0.00 0.0
95 58 0.00 0.0
97 57 0.00 0.0
102 63 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.05 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
95 57 0.00 0.0
78 55 0.00 0.0
96 52 0.00 0.0
September 1970 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
99 66 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.08 0.0
86 57 0.02 0.0
97 49 0.00 0.0
93 56 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.24 0.0
83 54 0.39 0.0
91 53 0.00 0.0
58 40 0.01 0.0
73 36 0.00 0.0
76 40 0.00 0.0
44 37 0.00 0.0
39 32 0.53 2.0
43 34 0.20 0.0
60 39 0.00 0.0
61 44 0.00 0.0
78 39 0.00 0.0
89 47 0.00 0.0
91 51 0.00 0.0
82 45 0.00 0.0
68 39 0.00 0.0
68 37 0.00 0.0
76 37 0.00 0.0
54 41 0.10 0.0
57 32 0.00 0.0
65 32 0.00 0.0
73 40 0.00 0.0
77 42 0.00 0.0
83 44 0.00 0.0
84 43 0.00 0.0
October 1970 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
74 47 0.00 0.0
70 40 0.00 0.0
74 35 0.00 0.0
86 47 0.00 0.0
85 50 0.00 0.0
59 30 0.21 1.6
30 27 0.09 0.9
46 16 0.00 0.0
46 23 0.00 0.0
41 30 0.00 0.0
61 26 0.00 0.0
72 33 0.54 0.0
55 33 0.06 0.0
47 27 0.00 0.0
57 23 0.00 0.0
71 29 0.00 0.0
69 36 0.00 0.0
63 30 0.00 0.0
66 28 0.00 0.0
67 35 0.00 0.0
69 35 0.00 0.0
66 30 0.00 0.0
60 36 0.00 0.0
67 34 0.00 0.0
50 26 0.00 0.0
41 28 0.00 0.0
41 22 0.00 0.0
38 29 0.02 0.2
46 29 0.07 0.6
33 19 0.24 2.4
34 17 0.00 0.0
November 1970 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
34 23 0.00 0.0
30 27 0.26 2.7
30 26 0.01 0.1
38 25 0.00 0.0
53 22 0.00 0.0
58 34 0.00 0.0
46 36 0.28 0.0
39 28 0.08 0.3
57 24 0.00 0.0
48 30 0.05 0.5
41 27 0.00 0.0
45 28 0.01 0.0
37 26 0.09 0.7
34 22 0.01 0.1
56 20 0.00 0.0
61 29 0.00 0.0
53 30 0.00 0.0
42 30 0.00 0.0
44 25 0.00 0.0
42 23 0.00 0.0
36 10 0.00 0.0
19 4 0.00 0.0
24 2 0.00 0.0
62 20 0.00 0.0
60 23 0.00 0.0
28 20 0.01 0.1
29 18 0.00 0.0
60 18 0.00 0.0
62 33 0.00 0.0
65 33 0.00 0.0
December 1970 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
53 22 0.00 0.0
50 22 0.00 0.0
51 20 0.00 0.0
54 16 0.00 0.0
26 12 0.00 0.0
56 15 0.00 0.0
61 30 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
34 16 0.16 1.7
18 5 0.10 1.1
35 -2 0.00 0.0
35 14 0.00 0.0
32 12 0.00 0.0
23 7 0.00 0.0
40 18 0.00 0.0
37 13 0.00 0.0
35 14 0.10 1.2
22 -3 0.25 3.8
10 -9 0.00 0.0
3 -11 0.00 0.0
7 -11 0.00 0.0
17 0 0.00 0.0
23 -4 0.00 0.0
24 0 0.00 0.0
35 2 0.00 0.0
35 13 0.00 0.0
21 3 0.00 0.0
35 0 0.00 0.0
44 11 0.00 0.0
37 22 0.00 0.0
48 22 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location