Rapid City Weather in 1983

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1983 based on NOAA data.
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1983 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 103 °F July 20
Lowest temperature -27 °F December 23
Highest daily low 70 °F August 15
Lowest daily high -13 °F December 24
Most daily precipitation 1.6 inches June 30
Most daily snow 4.0 inches May 11
Total annual precipitation 15.5 inches -
Total annual snow 33.7 inches -
January 1983 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
46 20 0.00 0.0
34 16 0.00 0.0
51 18 0.00 0.0
46 23 0.00 0.0
56 27 0.00 0.0
57 33 0.00 0.0
47 29 0.00 0.0
53 29 0.00 0.0
43 15 0.06 0.8
42 14 0.08 0.2
30 23 0.00 0.0
64 26 0.00 0.0
62 27 0.00 0.0
38 19 0.00 0.0
45 16 0.00 0.0
45 20 0.00 0.0
25 12 0.00 0.0
42 22 0.00 0.0
39 17 0.00 0.0
42 18 0.00 0.0
43 16 0.00 0.0
42 18 0.00 0.0
44 19 0.05 0.3
34 25 0.01 0.1
25 14 0.03 0.3
26 18 0.00 0.0
58 22 0.00 0.0
50 34 0.00 0.0
46 25 0.00 0.0
28 20 0.11 1.2
33 20 0.00 0.0
February 1983 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
37 19 0.00 0.0
24 14 0.00 0.0
35 12 0.00 0.0
43 17 0.00 0.0
27 17 0.01 0.3
40 8 0.00 0.0
46 16 0.00 0.0
44 21 0.00 0.0
39 15 0.00 0.0
47 22 0.00 0.0
51 25 0.00 0.0
72 25 0.00 0.0
66 36 0.00 0.0
51 34 0.00 0.0
55 28 0.00 0.0
49 28 0.00 0.0
56 30 0.00 0.0
66 34 0.00 0.0
47 31 0.01 0.0
48 28 0.00 0.0
58 24 0.00 0.0
55 27 0.00 0.0
59 33 0.00 0.0
42 30 0.00 0.0
65 29 0.00 0.0
59 32 0.00 0.0
51 34 0.16 0.0
54 31 0.00 0.0
March 1983 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
65 28 0.00 0.0
69 35 0.00 0.0
70 36 0.00 0.0
39 34 0.03 0.0
37 33 0.19 1.2
35 30 0.00 0.0
37 27 0.00 0.0
36 19 0.00 0.0
39 15 0.00 0.0
55 19 0.00 0.0
71 30 0.00 0.0
67 40 0.00 0.0
58 32 0.00 0.0
48 30 0.00 0.0
45 33 0.00 0.0
36 29 0.02 0.1
30 25 0.03 0.3
29 23 0.07 0.7
26 15 0.09 1.8
30 12 0.00 0.0
34 18 0.00 0.0
43 18 0.00 0.0
47 27 0.00 0.0
52 24 0.00 0.0
37 30 0.22 0.3
32 29 0.16 1.8
42 27 0.00 0.0
37 23 0.03 0.3
55 24 0.00 0.0
66 29 0.00 0.0
57 36 0.00 0.0
April 1983 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
42 24 0.00 0.0
47 21 0.00 0.0
33 26 0.07 0.9
35 21 0.09 1.2
36 21 0.04 0.5
44 23 0.00 0.0
49 20 0.00 0.0
55 22 0.00 0.0
55 23 0.00 0.0
62 26 0.00 0.0
54 35 0.06 0.0
35 26 0.12 1.1
28 21 0.06 0.6
43 18 0.00 0.0
50 26 0.00 0.0
58 27 0.00 0.0
64 37 0.00 0.0
69 33 0.00 0.0
63 31 0.00 0.0
69 37 0.00 0.0
55 36 0.00 0.0
60 41 0.00 0.0
62 33 0.00 0.0
72 36 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.00 0.0
59 33 0.00 0.0
57 29 0.00 0.0
50 36 0.00 0.0
42 36 0.22 0.0
42 37 0.34 0.0
May 1983 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
41 34 0.56 0.3
58 38 0.00 0.0
67 36 0.00 0.0
69 37 0.00 0.0
76 40 0.00 0.0
67 42 0.60 0.0
60 42 0.01 0.0
75 40 0.03 0.0
77 47 0.00 0.0
62 40 0.00 0.0
40 30 0.72 4.0
47 28 0.00 0.0
51 31 0.00 0.0
58 29 0.00 0.0
60 35 0.00 0.0
46 38 0.00 0.0
59 37 0.00 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
60 40 0.01 0.0
64 35 0.21 0.0
74 41 0.00 0.0
66 41 0.00 0.0
75 43 0.00 0.0
70 48 0.00 0.0
77 44 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
83 54 0.00 0.0
73 50 0.00 0.0
65 43 0.00 0.0
63 37 0.01 0.0
60 40 0.03 0.0
June 1983 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
66 42 0.00 0.0
72 40 0.00 0.0
74 47 0.05 0.0
63 46 0.00 0.0
65 42 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.00 0.0
74 44 0.00 0.0
70 50 0.01 0.0
82 48 0.24 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
85 54 0.00 0.0
63 53 0.06 0.0
69 48 0.00 0.0
76 47 0.00 0.0
77 42 0.00 0.0
63 47 0.17 0.0
67 52 0.17 0.0
80 53 0.00 0.0
78 59 0.06 0.0
80 58 0.04 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
77 51 0.00 0.0
90 57 0.00 0.0
92 66 0.00 0.0
83 61 0.00 0.0
72 60 0.20 0.0
70 57 0.00 0.0
64 54 0.33 0.0
73 46 0.09 0.0
84 52 1.59 0.0
July 1983 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 50 0.00 0.0
80 58 0.00 0.0
70 50 0.05 0.0
74 54 0.00 0.0
87 53 0.00 0.0
92 60 0.00 0.0
95 65 0.00 0.0
96 69 0.00 0.0
97 66 0.00 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
79 47 0.00 0.0
93 53 0.00 0.0
98 65 0.00 0.0
97 62 0.00 0.0
79 56 0.00 0.0
83 47 0.04 0.0
88 63 0.12 0.0
91 65 0.00 0.0
101 65 0.00 0.0
103 67 0.01 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
77 61 0.00 0.0
74 61 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.00 0.0
94 60 0.00 0.0
92 66 0.54 0.0
89 66 0.00 0.0
86 64 0.00 0.0
88 51 1.18 0.0
87 58 0.00 0.0
90 60 0.00 0.0
August 1983 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
93 63 0.00 0.0
93 67 0.06 0.0
89 68 0.00 0.0
92 66 0.00 0.0
90 66 0.00 0.0
91 63 0.00 0.0
98 66 0.00 0.0
90 68 0.00 0.0
100 65 0.00 0.0
92 68 0.00 0.0
92 64 0.00 0.0
93 69 0.04 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
95 63 0.00 0.0
95 70 0.00 0.0
88 65 0.01 0.0
92 66 0.11 0.0
100 66 0.33 0.0
80 64 0.01 0.0
94 59 0.04 0.0
88 66 0.60 0.0
81 61 1.06 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
93 66 0.13 0.0
95 61 0.00 0.0
90 66 0.00 0.0
94 59 0.00 0.0
97 60 0.00 0.0
96 59 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.00 0.0
92 61 0.00 0.0
September 1983 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
99 62 0.00 0.0
94 64 0.00 0.0
88 58 0.00 0.0
74 58 0.06 0.0
77 50 0.00 0.0
77 44 0.00 0.0
99 48 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
93 56 0.04 0.0
71 47 0.00 0.0
75 46 0.00 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.02 0.0
79 46 0.00 0.0
69 40 0.00 0.0
87 38 0.00 0.0
83 45 0.00 0.0
68 38 0.00 0.0
47 31 0.04 0.3
50 29 0.00 0.0
57 25 0.02 0.0
57 26 0.00 0.0
79 34 0.00 0.0
81 53 0.00 0.0
85 51 0.00 0.0
91 52 0.00 0.0
91 59 0.00 0.0
62 38 0.00 0.0
49 34 0.00 0.0
63 48 0.15 0.0
October 1983 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
56 45 0.05 0.0
69 47 0.15 0.0
54 36 0.66 0.0
71 32 0.00 0.0
57 38 0.00 0.0
76 37 0.00 0.0
57 41 0.07 0.0
59 41 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
60 45 0.16 0.0
53 36 0.03 0.0
52 33 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
51 31 0.36 0.0
46 37 0.05 0.0
56 33 0.00 0.0
61 30 0.00 0.0
46 37 0.11 0.0
51 34 0.10 0.9
61 30 0.00 0.0
57 30 0.00 0.0
74 33 0.00 0.0
72 40 0.00 0.0
58 34 0.00 0.0
72 30 0.00 0.0
79 38 0.00 0.0
82 46 0.00 0.0
57 36 0.00 0.0
65 36 0.00 0.0
69 39 0.00 0.0
72 37 0.00 0.0
November 1983 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
71 42 0.00 0.0
63 38 0.00 0.0
65 40 0.00 0.0
73 37 0.00 0.0
57 41 0.00 0.0
66 37 0.00 0.0
54 36 0.08 0.1
37 33 0.26 1.3
41 24 0.00 0.0
48 19 0.00 0.0
36 21 0.01 0.0
56 29 0.01 0.0
44 23 0.27 0.0
51 31 0.00 0.0
55 28 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
59 33 0.00 0.0
50 35 0.00 0.0
51 24 0.00 0.0
37 23 0.00 0.0
33 25 0.13 1.3
26 15 0.09 1.7
25 11 0.00 0.0
38 15 0.00 0.0
33 18 0.12 1.1
23 15 0.10 1.0
17 9 0.00 0.4
32 11 0.00 0.0
27 7 0.00 0.0
20 0 0.00 0.0
December 1983 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
22 5 0.00 0.0
24 5 0.00 0.0
43 18 0.00 0.0
29 21 0.27 3.0
23 -1 0.01 0.2
26 4 0.00 0.0
25 11 0.00 0.0
19 -2 0.00 0.0
25 4 0.00 0.0
16 3 0.00 0.0
37 14 0.00 0.0
34 18 0.00 0.0
32 19 0.02 0.2
28 14 0.00 0.0
14 5 0.00 0.1
12 -3 0.00 0.1
0 -19 0.00 0.0
-1 -20 0.01 0.1
-1 -9 0.04 0.7
-2 -20 0.11 2.2
-4 -25 0.00 0.0
-3 -25 0.00 0.1
-2 -27 0.00 0.0
-13 -26 0.00 0.0
7 -21 0.00 0.0
16 2 0.00 0.0
14 5 0.01 0.4
14 -4 0.00 0.0
11 -5 0.00 0.0
40 4 0.00 0.0
42 28 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location