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Rapid City Weather in 1979

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1979 based on NOAA data.
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1979 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 103 °F June 13
Lowest temperature -23 °F January 14
Highest daily low 70 °F August 6
Lowest daily high -3 °F January 14
Most daily precipitation 1.2 inches August 7
Most daily snow 2.9 inches January 12
Total annual precipitation 14.0 inches -
Total annual snow 19.8 inches -
January 1979 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
January 1
9 -19 0.00 0.0
January 2
17 -4 0.00 0.0
January 3
15 -6 0.00 0.0
January 4
2 -13 0.01 0.2
January 5
16 -17 0.00 0.0
January 6
21 2 0.00 0.0
January 7
13 -6 0.00 0.0
January 8
27 -5 0.00 0.0
January 9
18 0 0.00 0.0
January 10
11 1 0.00 0.0
January 11
24 8 0.04 0.7
January 12
8 -11 0.26 2.9
January 13
1 -14 0.00 0.0
January 14
-3 -23 0.00 0.0
January 15
2 -10 0.06 0.8
January 16
28 -3 0.00 0.0
January 17
24 1 0.00 0.0
January 18
27 8 0.00 0.0
January 19
35 10 0.00 0.0
January 20
31 14 0.00 0.0
January 21
43 18 0.00 0.0
January 22
30 1 0.09 0.9
January 23
14 -5 0.00 0.0
January 24
28 7 0.00 0.0
January 25
28 14 0.02 0.4
January 26
14 5 0.00 0.0
January 27
13 -1 0.00 0.0
January 28
13 -6 0.00 0.0
January 29
7 -4 0.00 0.0
January 30
7 -10 0.01 0.2
January 31
10 -9 0.00 0.0
February 1979 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
February 1
6 -9 0.00 0.0
February 2
2 -13 0.00 0.0
February 3
26 -7 0.00 0.0
February 4
6 -5 0.01 0.2
February 5
40 -1 0.00 0.0
February 6
31 17 0.00 0.0
February 7
24 0 0.03 0.7
February 8
13 -5 0.00 0.0
February 9
38 0 0.00 0.0
February 10
47 22 0.00 0.0
February 11
22 12 0.00 0.0
February 12
27 12 0.00 0.0
February 13
43 12 0.00 0.0
February 14
52 0 0.08 0.9
February 15
1 -14 0.09 1.0
February 16
-1 -17 0.00 0.0
February 17
26 -3 0.00 0.0
February 18
39 14 0.00 0.0
February 19
43 23 0.00 0.0
February 20
34 18 0.00 0.0
February 21
32 10 0.00 0.0
February 22
31 13 0.11 1.3
February 23
15 6 0.00 0.0
February 24
20 6 0.01 0.3
February 25
40 7 0.00 0.0
February 26
48 26 0.00 0.0
February 27
37 19 0.00 0.0
February 28
34 18 0.00 0.0
March 1979 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
March 1
25 20 0.00 0.0
March 2
23 14 0.00 0.0
March 3
29 12 0.00 0.0
March 4
41 10 0.00 0.0
March 5
53 23 0.00 0.0
March 6
51 32 0.00 0.0
March 7
51 30 0.06 0.0
March 8
46 32 0.00 0.0
March 9
35 13 0.03 0.4
March 10
47 11 0.00 0.0
March 11
62 27 0.00 0.0
March 12
68 30 0.00 0.0
March 13
43 22 0.00 0.0
March 14
48 21 0.00 0.0
March 15
62 20 0.00 0.0
March 16
67 33 0.00 0.0
March 17
64 36 0.00 0.0
March 18
38 27 0.00 0.0
March 19
37 25 0.00 0.0
March 20
46 19 0.00 0.0
March 21
39 34 0.13 0.1
March 22
41 32 0.04 0.4
March 23
45 28 0.07 0.5
March 24
53 25 0.00 0.0
March 25
44 22 0.02 0.2
March 26
31 14 0.00 0.0
March 27
66 29 0.00 0.0
March 28
42 25 0.00 0.0
March 29
55 21 0.00 0.0
March 30
48 32 0.00 0.0
March 31
44 30 0.12 1.0
April 1979 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
April 1
32 25 0.00 0.0
April 2
38 24 0.01 0.2
April 3
48 23 0.01 0.1
April 4
53 25 0.00 0.0
April 5
31 18 0.03 0.4
April 6
73 18 0.00 0.0
April 7
68 37 0.00 0.0
April 8
59 30 0.00 0.0
April 9
70 32 0.00 0.0
April 10
59 35 0.09 0.0
April 11
35 32 0.16 1.1
April 12
35 30 0.00 0.0
April 13
53 23 0.00 0.0
April 14
62 28 0.00 0.0
April 15
74 33 0.00 0.0
April 16
69 38 0.00 0.0
April 17
79 43 0.00 0.0
April 18
86 52 0.00 0.0
April 19
54 38 0.00 0.0
April 20
61 31 0.00 0.0
April 21
66 31 0.00 0.0
April 22
68 38 0.00 0.0
April 23
61 41 0.00 0.0
April 24
58 38 0.00 0.0
April 25
58 35 0.00 0.0
April 26
55 26 0.00 0.0
April 27
56 25 0.00 0.0
April 28
58 27 0.01 0.0
April 29
58 23 0.00 0.0
April 30
64 24 0.00 0.0
May 1979 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
May 1
65 38 0.00 0.0
May 2
50 35 0.00 0.0
May 3
60 34 0.00 0.0
May 4
75 34 0.00 0.0
May 5
75 46 0.00 0.0
May 6
71 40 0.00 0.0
May 7
62 35 0.00 0.0
May 8
44 29 0.18 0.0
May 9
36 32 0.31 2.6
May 10
45 27 0.02 0.2
May 11
57 26 0.03 0.0
May 12
63 34 0.00 0.0
May 13
65 43 0.08 0.0
May 14
68 38 0.00 0.0
May 15
78 42 0.00 0.0
May 16
91 53 0.00 0.0
May 17
66 48 0.10 0.0
May 18
59 45 0.20 0.0
May 19
68 47 0.04 0.0
May 20
64 43 0.00 0.0
May 21
79 43 0.00 0.0
May 22
72 42 0.00 0.0
May 23
67 36 0.00 0.0
May 24
79 38 0.00 0.0
May 25
74 50 0.00 0.0
May 26
81 50 0.00 0.0
May 27
87 49 0.07 0.0
May 28
83 54 0.00 0.0
May 29
54 48 0.00 0.0
May 30
60 42 0.04 0.0
May 31
63 39 0.10 0.0
June 1979 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
June 1
69 36 0.00 0.0
June 2
78 47 0.00 0.0
June 3
85 52 0.00 0.0
June 4
83 58 0.00 0.0
June 5
87 53 0.00 0.0
June 6
73 49 0.24 0.0
June 7
61 45 0.02 0.0
June 8
58 40 0.00 0.0
June 9
69 44 0.04 0.0
June 10
81 43 0.00 0.0
June 11
89 50 0.00 0.0
June 12
95 61 0.00 0.0
June 13
103 58 0.00 0.0
June 14
90 57 0.06 0.0
June 15
79 51 0.17 0.0
June 16
74 55 1.00 0.0
June 17
61 53 0.01 0.0
June 18
58 52 0.03 0.0
June 19
62 53 0.45 0.0
June 20
78 56 0.00 0.0
June 21
81 55 0.52 0.0
June 22
75 58 0.59 0.0
June 23
71 58 0.04 0.0
June 24
79 55 0.04 0.0
June 25
87 55 0.00 0.0
June 26
79 57 0.10 0.0
June 27
81 58 0.29 0.0
June 28
83 55 0.00 0.0
June 29
81 56 0.00 0.0
June 30
89 60 0.00 0.0
July 1979 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
July 1
83 61 0.01 0.0
July 2
89 64 0.00 0.0
July 3
87 60 0.95 0.0
July 4
68 62 0.29 0.0
July 5
75 61 0.00 0.0
July 6
79 60 0.00 0.0
July 7
84 60 0.00 0.0
July 8
88 59 0.00 0.0
July 9
85 64 0.00 0.0
July 10
91 60 0.00 0.0
July 11
85 64 0.00 0.0
July 12
85 60 0.83 0.0
July 13
77 60 0.02 0.0
July 14
84 57 0.00 0.0
July 15
76 53 0.00 0.0
July 16
67 57 0.76 0.0
July 17
76 53 0.00 0.0
July 18
81 60 0.00 0.0
July 19
81 60 0.00 0.0
July 20
82 57 0.00 0.0
July 21
89 59 0.00 0.0
July 22
93 60 0.00 0.0
July 23
83 65 0.06 0.0
July 24
79 61 0.04 0.0
July 25
77 59 0.31 0.0
July 26
75 61 0.04 0.0
July 27
81 57 0.00 0.0
July 28
83 61 0.01 0.0
July 29
79 60 0.79 0.0
July 30
77 56 0.00 0.0
July 31
79 55 0.00 0.0
August 1979 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
August 1
88 56 0.28 0.0
August 2
85 59 0.00 0.0
August 3
89 62 0.00 0.0
August 4
86 57 0.00 0.0
August 5
89 66 0.00 0.0
August 6
93 70 0.01 0.0
August 7
89 63 1.23 0.0
August 8
78 63 0.01 0.0
August 9
78 56 0.00 0.0
August 10
76 52 0.00 0.0
August 11
82 54 0.00 0.0
August 12
80 59 0.06 0.0
August 13
64 55 0.09 0.0
August 14
61 48 0.09 0.0
August 15
74 53 0.00 0.0
August 16
83 52 0.05 0.0
August 17
86 61 0.00 0.0
August 18
77 62 0.01 0.0
August 19
67 60 0.34 0.0
August 20
71 54 0.00 0.0
August 21
74 50 0.05 0.0
August 22
80 51 0.04 0.0
August 23
78 52 0.00 0.0
August 24
80 50 0.00 0.0
August 25
80 51 0.00 0.0
August 26
75 51 0.00 0.0
August 27
82 52 0.00 0.0
August 28
80 56 0.00 0.0
August 29
87 56 0.00 0.0
August 30
96 58 0.06 0.0
August 31
88 60 0.00 0.0
September 1979 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
September 1
83 52 0.00 0.0
September 2
90 50 0.00 0.0
September 3
99 52 0.00 0.0
September 4
88 59 0.00 0.0
September 5
82 57 0.00 0.0
September 6
85 53 0.00 0.0
September 7
90 53 0.00 0.0
September 8
94 55 0.00 0.0
September 9
102 67 0.00 0.0
September 10
74 52 0.02 0.0
September 11
70 42 0.00 0.0
September 12
65 43 0.05 0.0
September 13
65 35 0.00 0.0
September 14
71 33 0.00 0.0
September 15
85 47 0.00 0.0
September 16
94 45 0.00 0.0
September 17
84 50 0.00 0.0
September 18
80 48 0.00 0.0
September 19
89 58 0.00 0.0
September 20
73 48 0.00 0.0
September 21
81 40 0.00 0.0
September 22
82 50 0.00 0.0
September 23
85 45 0.00 0.0
September 24
79 53 0.00 0.0
September 25
87 50 0.00 0.0
September 26
90 57 0.00 0.0
September 27
78 47 0.00 0.0
September 28
82 45 0.00 0.0
September 29
73 52 0.00 0.0
September 30
87 50 0.00 0.0
October 1979 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
October 1
72 41 0.00 0.0
October 2
73 44 0.00 0.0
October 3
63 37 0.00 0.0
October 4
73 36 0.00 0.0
October 5
71 46 0.00 0.0
October 6
79 39 0.00 0.0
October 7
85 48 0.00 0.0
October 8
60 36 0.00 0.0
October 9
54 33 0.00 0.0
October 10
80 32 0.00 0.0
October 11
73 51 0.00 0.0
October 12
53 36 0.05 0.0
October 13
65 29 0.00 0.0
October 14
73 37 0.00 0.0
October 15
77 44 0.00 0.0
October 16
61 44 0.09 0.0
October 17
65 40 0.00 0.0
October 18
58 42 0.14 0.0
October 19
75 43 0.00 0.0
October 20
56 42 0.03 0.0
October 21
42 33 0.15 0.0
October 22
51 27 0.00 0.0
October 23
67 29 0.00 0.0
October 24
65 40 0.00 0.0
October 25
70 36 0.00 0.0
October 26
68 35 0.00 0.0
October 27
65 32 0.00 0.0
October 28
60 32 0.00 0.0
October 29
45 34 0.44 0.0
October 30
47 32 0.00 0.0
October 31
43 32 0.00 0.0
November 1979 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
November 1
44 21 0.00 0.0
November 2
47 23 0.00 0.0
November 3
52 17 0.00 0.0
November 4
41 32 0.00 0.0
November 5
35 23 0.00 0.0
November 6
46 19 0.00 0.0
November 7
49 17 0.00 0.0
November 8
47 14 0.00 0.0
November 9
28 20 0.00 0.0
November 10
37 20 0.00 0.0
November 11
38 21 0.00 0.0
November 12
49 24 0.00 0.0
November 13
50 25 0.00 0.0
November 14
60 25 0.00 0.0
November 15
69 35 0.00 0.0
November 16
67 32 0.00 0.0
November 17
68 28 0.00 0.0
November 18
60 35 0.00 0.0
November 19
50 28 0.00 0.0
November 20
34 26 0.10 1.0
November 21
31 19 0.02 0.5
November 22
39 16 0.00 0.0
November 23
38 15 0.00 0.0
November 24
40 22 0.03 0.3
November 25
37 20 0.00 0.0
November 26
39 18 0.00 0.0
November 27
29 14 0.00 0.0
November 28
23 14 0.00 0.0
November 29
35 8 0.00 0.0
November 30
46 18 0.00 0.0
December 1979 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
December 1
46 18 0.00 0.0
December 2
58 16 0.00 0.0
December 3
51 29 0.00 0.0
December 4
68 29 0.00 0.0
December 5
43 31 0.01 0.0
December 6
53 24 0.04 0.0
December 7
38 19 0.00 0.0
December 8
55 20 0.00 0.0
December 9
61 31 0.00 0.0
December 10
64 16 0.00 0.0
December 11
21 6 0.00 0.0
December 12
46 7 0.00 0.0
December 13
42 14 0.00 0.0
December 14
60 20 0.00 0.0
December 15
50 -5 0.02 0.3
December 16
10 -18 0.00 0.0
December 17
47 10 0.00 0.0
December 18
70 34 0.00 0.0
December 19
55 25 0.00 0.0
December 20
56 27 0.00 0.0
December 21
48 24 0.00 0.0
December 22
42 23 0.00 0.0
December 23
40 22 0.00 0.0
December 24
45 17 0.00 0.0
December 25
59 22 0.00 0.0
December 26
49 20 0.00 0.0
December 27
44 19 0.00 0.0
December 28
39 19 0.00 0.0
December 29
42 14 0.00 0.0
December 30
43 15 0.00 0.0
December 31
45 15 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location