Rapid City Weather in 1972

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1972 based on NOAA data.
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1972 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 98 °F August 13
Lowest temperature -23 °F December 8
Highest daily low 65 °F August 10
Lowest daily high -11 °F January 26
Most daily precipitation 2.1 inches June 9
Most daily snow 3.0 inches February 1
Total annual precipitation 17.2 inches -
Total annual snow 23.3 inches -
January 1972 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
38 17 0.00 0.0
29 12 0.01 0.1
14 -5 0.00 0.0
21 -8 0.00 0.0
36 14 0.00 0.0
47 18 0.00 0.0
52 18 0.00 0.0
47 19 0.00 0.0
46 17 0.01 0.1
33 12 0.01 0.1
43 8 0.00 0.0
33 5 0.04 0.1
12 -16 0.00 0.0
-1 -20 0.00 0.0
33 -8 0.01 0.1
66 23 0.00 0.0
62 25 0.00 0.0
38 13 0.00 0.0
23 7 0.00 0.0
22 7 0.01 0.1
54 15 0.00 0.0
42 19 0.00 0.0
38 9 0.03 0.1
9 -10 0.00 0.0
-7 -14 0.01 0.2
-11 -17 0.01 0.2
-6 -23 0.07 1.3
26 -23 0.00 0.0
27 9 0.00 0.0
39 4 0.00 0.0
28 10 0.01 0.2
February 1972 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
14 -2 0.11 3.0
16 -7 0.00 0.0
18 -1 0.00 0.0
20 -2 0.00 0.0
11 -2 0.00 0.0
16 2 0.00 0.0
33 1 0.00 0.0
16 1 0.01 0.3
20 11 0.02 0.4
25 0 0.00 0.0
41 9 0.00 0.0
43 25 0.00 0.0
50 23 0.00 0.0
38 19 0.00 0.0
40 12 0.00 0.0
51 31 0.03 0.0
37 17 0.00 0.0
45 15 0.00 0.0
63 26 0.00 0.0
65 30 0.00 0.0
40 17 0.00 0.0
64 17 0.00 0.0
38 9 0.13 2.2
23 4 0.05 0.5
27 14 0.00 0.0
36 14 0.00 0.0
56 23 0.00 0.0
70 28 0.00 0.0
29 11 0.09 1.6
March 1972 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
26 0 0.00 0.0
32 14 0.00 0.0
30 4 0.02 0.2
38 3 0.00 0.0
54 17 0.00 0.0
72 27 0.01 0.0
33 15 0.00 0.0
49 14 0.00 0.0
57 18 0.00 0.0
80 26 0.00 0.0
65 35 0.00 0.0
53 31 0.08 0.0
62 29 0.00 0.0
54 35 0.26 0.0
58 32 0.00 0.0
62 30 0.01 0.0
57 30 0.00 0.0
75 29 0.00 0.0
64 35 0.00 0.0
57 35 0.00 0.0
63 30 0.00 0.0
57 28 0.00 0.0
57 28 0.00 0.0
50 23 0.01 0.0
61 20 0.00 0.0
41 17 0.03 0.5
34 16 0.00 0.0
33 13 0.00 0.0
34 11 0.00 0.0
40 15 0.04 0.4
42 10 0.01 0.1
April 1972 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
55 17 0.00 0.0
64 27 0.02 0.1
40 17 0.00 0.0
52 18 0.00 0.0
74 31 0.00 0.0
72 38 0.03 0.0
68 34 0.00 0.0
56 35 0.00 0.0
59 29 0.00 0.0
59 40 0.02 0.0
67 36 0.23 0.0
67 35 0.00 0.0
46 32 0.59 0.0
53 33 0.00 0.0
62 31 0.00 0.0
70 38 0.00 0.0
52 35 0.03 0.0
35 32 0.15 0.9
37 32 0.02 0.0
51 32 0.00 0.0
64 27 0.00 0.0
54 28 0.01 0.0
54 25 0.00 0.0
57 24 0.00 0.0
56 35 0.00 0.0
43 39 0.89 0.0
40 37 0.45 0.0
46 39 0.03 0.0
55 42 0.00 0.0
53 34 0.31 0.0
May 1972 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
39 33 0.37 0.0
53 35 0.02 0.0
55 31 0.00 0.0
68 33 0.00 0.0
63 39 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.00 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
53 33 0.00 0.0
48 42 0.07 0.0
48 44 0.83 0.0
58 39 0.32 0.0
62 36 0.01 0.0
67 42 0.03 0.0
79 39 0.00 0.0
84 47 0.00 0.0
87 49 0.00 0.0
89 53 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
77 55 0.50 0.0
75 53 0.04 0.0
83 53 0.44 0.0
72 49 0.00 0.0
71 51 0.00 0.0
71 47 0.00 0.0
78 51 0.14 0.0
65 47 0.00 0.0
65 44 0.00 0.0
62 44 0.36 0.0
64 46 0.15 0.0
69 44 0.00 0.0
81 42 0.00 0.0
June 1972 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
85 49 0.00 0.0
81 58 0.01 0.0
74 58 0.06 0.0
78 58 0.00 0.0
75 51 0.00 0.0
75 50 0.00 0.0
87 58 0.00 0.0
87 59 0.00 0.0
82 55 2.08 0.0
78 55 0.24 0.0
85 60 0.00 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
69 51 0.00 0.0
72 48 0.03 0.0
74 51 0.22 0.0
67 57 0.00 0.0
81 56 0.58 0.0
74 53 0.09 0.0
58 40 0.59 0.0
63 36 0.00 0.0
69 42 0.01 0.0
74 48 0.00 0.0
83 57 0.00 0.0
76 59 0.00 0.0
80 56 0.10 0.0
74 53 0.00 0.0
70 50 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
87 51 0.00 0.0
83 57 0.10 0.0
July 1972 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
71 53 0.03 0.0
55 42 0.37 0.0
60 43 0.13 0.0
68 44 0.00 0.0
79 44 0.00 0.0
75 52 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.20 0.0
84 55 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
80 60 0.00 0.0
87 58 0.03 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
92 55 0.00 0.0
74 48 0.03 0.0
76 46 0.07 0.0
83 51 0.12 0.0
75 52 0.12 0.0
81 49 0.00 0.0
67 50 0.03 0.0
63 47 0.04 0.0
80 55 0.03 0.0
82 52 0.00 0.0
85 51 0.00 0.0
88 55 0.13 0.0
82 60 0.00 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
75 58 0.10 0.0
87 55 0.00 0.0
93 57 0.00 0.0
98 56 0.00 0.0
65 57 0.24 0.0
August 1972 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
75 55 0.14 0.0
63 52 1.65 0.0
63 52 0.02 0.0
79 46 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.01 0.0
78 54 0.00 0.0
88 49 0.00 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
86 52 0.00 0.0
91 65 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
97 60 0.00 0.0
98 62 0.00 0.0
92 64 0.00 0.0
90 61 0.02 0.0
90 60 0.00 0.0
91 63 0.17 0.0
87 60 0.23 0.0
90 61 0.07 0.0
88 60 0.00 0.0
73 55 0.01 0.0
75 47 0.00 0.0
73 43 0.00 0.0
75 43 0.00 0.0
78 47 0.00 0.0
83 48 0.00 0.0
87 52 0.00 0.0
89 55 0.00 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
91 58 0.00 0.0
69 49 0.17 0.0
September 1972 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
64 42 0.00 0.0
67 40 0.00 0.0
77 44 0.07 0.0
81 50 0.00 0.0
81 44 0.00 0.0
76 48 0.05 0.0
62 43 0.03 0.0
85 43 0.00 0.0
92 53 0.00 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
73 44 0.01 0.0
88 55 0.00 0.0
70 43 0.00 0.0
84 42 0.00 0.0
83 48 0.00 0.0
87 50 0.00 0.0
85 46 0.00 0.0
91 47 0.00 0.0
89 53 0.00 0.0
70 41 0.00 0.0
75 30 0.00 0.0
82 49 0.00 0.0
80 44 0.00 0.0
63 30 0.00 0.0
57 27 0.06 0.0
62 22 0.00 0.0
84 43 0.00 0.0
60 35 0.02 0.0
57 32 0.00 0.0
78 40 0.00 0.0
October 1972 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
79 45 0.00 0.0
74 43 0.00 0.0
70 38 0.00 0.0
75 37 0.00 0.0
57 33 0.71 0.0
62 25 0.00 0.0
76 37 0.00 0.0
63 40 0.00 0.0
80 39 0.00 0.0
79 38 0.00 0.0
43 34 0.00 0.0
66 31 0.00 0.0
70 38 0.00 0.0
46 34 0.00 0.0
60 35 0.00 0.0
63 36 0.00 0.0
42 21 0.00 0.0
39 16 0.00 0.0
56 17 0.00 0.0
57 34 0.00 0.0
46 34 0.00 0.0
42 31 0.00 0.0
58 31 0.00 0.0
50 30 0.00 0.0
63 27 0.00 0.0
68 34 0.00 0.0
43 20 0.00 0.0
50 18 0.00 0.0
36 21 0.00 0.0
22 17 0.06 0.7
34 10 0.00 0.0
November 1972 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
41 14 0.00 0.0
51 30 0.00 0.0
59 35 0.00 0.0
61 28 0.00 0.0
60 34 0.07 0.0
51 27 0.00 0.0
57 22 0.00 0.0
56 30 0.00 0.0
52 24 0.00 0.0
54 21 0.00 0.0
28 23 0.14 1.4
25 22 0.10 1.2
22 19 0.07 1.0
25 14 0.00 0.0
31 16 0.00 0.0
31 25 0.00 0.0
26 24 0.00 0.0
27 21 0.00 0.0
27 16 0.00 0.0
26 21 0.00 0.0
26 19 0.00 0.0
41 10 0.00 0.0
41 19 0.00 0.0
46 25 0.00 0.0
39 20 0.00 0.0
43 27 0.00 0.0
36 23 0.00 0.0
35 12 0.00 0.0
42 9 0.00 0.0
48 24 0.00 0.0
December 1972 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
47 28 0.00 0.0
42 4 0.02 0.2
6 -1 0.05 0.9
1 -5 0.09 2.6
3 -22 0.01 0.1
1 -20 0.00 0.0
-6 -12 0.12 1.7
-8 -23 0.01 0.1
-2 -19 0.00 0.0
4 -14 0.00 0.0
28 -13 0.00 0.0
19 -3 0.00 0.0
12 -8 0.00 0.0
27 -7 0.00 0.0
26 0 0.00 0.0
23 0 0.00 0.0
50 17 0.00 0.0
54 26 0.00 0.0
40 21 0.00 0.0
45 29 0.00 0.0
53 26 0.00 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
43 20 0.00 0.0
46 21 0.00 0.0
45 24 0.00 0.0
59 25 0.00 0.0
53 32 0.00 0.0
53 25 0.00 0.0
33 15 0.01 0.1
22 14 0.03 0.3
34 20 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location