Rapid City Weather in 1985

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1985 based on NOAA data.
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1985 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 104 °F July 7
Lowest temperature -19 °F December 2
Highest daily low 75 °F July 8
Lowest daily high -3 °F December 1
Most daily precipitation 1.2 inches August 19
Most daily snow 10.2 inches March 3
Total annual precipitation 13.7 inches -
Total annual snow 67.0 inches -
January 1985 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
23 -10 0.00 0.0
37 8 0.00 0.0
48 25 0.00 0.0
49 30 0.00 0.0
55 23 0.00 0.0
46 28 0.00 0.0
42 21 0.00 0.0
21 16 0.05 0.6
20 11 0.02 0.5
15 -3 0.01 0.5
12 -10 0.00 0.0
33 -2 0.00 0.0
44 20 0.00 0.0
30 18 0.00 0.0
40 20 0.30 0.3
40 25 0.00 0.1
53 27 0.00 0.0
42 14 0.02 0.4
14 -6 0.01 0.2
18 -10 0.00 0.0
20 8 0.00 0.1
32 1 0.00 0.0
48 11 0.00 0.0
49 31 0.00 0.0
35 16 0.00 0.0
44 20 0.00 0.0
35 14 0.00 0.0
35 13 0.01 0.2
24 -2 0.04 0.9
0 -17 0.00 0.0
11 -19 0.00 0.0
February 1985 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
8 -17 0.00 0.0
10 -12 0.00 0.0
7 -12 0.01 0.2
8 -12 0.01 0.2
25 -8 0.01 0.2
17 -7 0.00 0.0
19 -8 0.00 0.0
35 6 0.00 0.0
17 2 0.00 0.0
22 -5 0.00 0.0
41 7 0.00 0.0
45 15 0.00 0.0
41 19 0.00 0.0
41 13 0.00 0.0
62 19 0.00 0.0
44 18 0.00 0.0
50 15 0.00 0.0
47 19 0.00 0.0
60 21 0.00 0.0
57 31 0.00 0.0
47 27 0.00 0.0
45 33 0.03 0.1
45 27 0.00 0.0
50 22 0.00 0.0
42 27 0.00 0.0
41 14 0.00 0.0
50 22 0.00 0.0
61 22 0.00 0.0
March 1985 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
40 34 0.04 0.4
34 19 0.38 4.3
20 14 0.63 10.2
21 5 0.05 0.5
27 3 0.00 0.0
43 27 0.00 0.0
39 17 0.00 0.0
46 16 0.00 0.0
49 18 0.00 0.0
47 30 0.00 0.0
37 22 0.04 0.2
40 21 0.05 0.0
49 21 0.00 0.0
54 26 0.00 0.0
55 28 0.00 0.0
59 26 0.00 0.0
64 31 0.00 0.0
63 35 0.00 0.0
61 32 0.00 0.0
66 30 0.00 0.0
66 34 0.00 0.0
49 29 0.06 0.6
50 23 0.00 0.0
60 23 0.00 0.0
72 39 0.00 0.0
48 24 0.00 0.0
55 24 0.00 0.0
47 24 0.00 0.0
36 21 0.00 0.0
47 18 0.00 0.0
43 23 0.30 0.0
April 1985 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
63 30 0.00 0.0
71 38 0.00 0.0
60 37 0.10 0.0
46 29 0.06 0.3
49 25 0.00 0.0
47 31 0.00 0.0
45 23 0.00 0.0
58 16 0.00 0.0
70 27 0.00 0.0
78 42 0.00 0.0
85 40 0.00 0.0
69 43 0.00 0.0
68 36 0.00 0.0
82 38 0.00 0.0
81 42 0.00 0.0
72 43 0.00 0.0
84 54 0.00 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
70 48 0.04 0.0
58 36 0.00 0.0
63 37 0.00 0.0
63 40 0.02 0.0
64 40 0.00 0.0
63 36 0.00 0.0
58 30 0.00 0.0
45 33 0.10 0.1
73 32 0.00 0.0
82 43 0.00 0.0
81 46 0.00 0.0
71 44 0.00 0.0
May 1985 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
77 39 0.00 0.0
85 44 0.00 0.0
91 58 0.00 0.0
74 40 0.00 0.0
67 34 0.00 0.0
78 32 0.00 0.0
76 39 0.00 0.0
88 53 0.00 0.0
83 62 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.15 0.0
60 50 0.06 0.0
62 46 0.00 0.0
63 42 0.00 0.0
67 39 0.00 0.0
73 41 0.00 0.0
72 41 0.00 0.0
74 44 0.00 0.0
73 46 0.06 0.0
76 52 0.00 0.0
80 43 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
85 49 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.00 0.0
89 53 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.05 0.0
63 51 0.59 0.0
69 51 0.01 0.0
82 49 0.08 0.0
80 47 0.00 0.0
65 50 0.24 0.0
75 49 0.00 0.0
June 1985 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
58 47 0.01 0.0
57 42 0.00 0.0
61 45 0.30 0.0
61 43 0.00 0.0
80 53 0.01 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
92 58 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
76 55 0.00 0.0
61 43 0.72 0.0
64 43 0.00 0.0
70 35 0.00 0.0
84 48 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
86 50 0.00 0.0
76 48 0.00 0.0
74 49 0.00 0.0
71 45 0.00 0.0
85 42 0.00 0.0
94 50 0.02 0.0
69 47 0.05 0.0
91 42 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
98 59 0.08 0.0
67 52 0.00 0.0
56 49 0.26 0.0
69 45 0.02 0.0
74 40 0.00 0.0
83 43 0.11 0.0
88 58 0.00 0.0
July 1985 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 53 0.01 0.0
93 54 0.00 0.0
96 57 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.00 0.0
92 52 0.00 0.0
101 63 0.00 0.0
104 63 0.00 0.0
96 75 0.00 0.0
94 66 0.00 0.0
99 61 0.00 0.0
102 64 0.00 0.0
97 68 0.00 0.0
93 63 0.00 0.0
79 55 0.06 0.0
90 51 0.42 0.0
91 61 0.00 0.0
85 71 0.00 0.0
84 61 0.00 0.0
75 61 0.00 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
96 58 0.00 0.0
91 64 0.04 0.0
82 59 0.01 0.0
86 52 0.00 0.0
98 59 0.00 0.0
94 64 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.00 0.0
75 55 0.35 0.0
63 55 0.13 0.0
70 55 0.01 0.0
August 1985 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 59 0.00 0.0
94 66 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
89 55 0.00 0.0
90 56 0.13 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
94 58 0.25 0.0
102 58 0.00 0.0
68 50 0.12 0.0
89 46 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.14 0.0
77 54 0.02 0.0
70 51 0.00 0.0
68 51 0.00 0.0
77 50 0.00 0.0
75 53 0.00 0.0
73 46 0.00 0.0
79 45 0.00 0.0
79 49 1.16 0.0
81 56 0.00 0.0
88 65 0.00 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
86 48 0.00 0.0
92 57 0.00 0.0
80 57 0.03 0.0
88 60 0.01 0.0
82 60 0.00 0.0
94 60 0.00 0.0
86 62 0.00 0.0
September 1985 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
79 56 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.12 0.0
82 57 0.14 0.0
79 56 0.00 0.0
91 55 0.00 0.0
85 51 0.00 0.0
71 52 0.01 0.0
54 47 0.28 0.0
70 47 0.02 0.0
59 54 0.01 0.0
71 57 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.62 0.0
76 44 0.00 0.0
86 53 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.00 0.0
89 50 0.00 0.0
89 49 0.00 0.0
84 48 0.01 0.0
59 32 0.00 0.0
63 32 0.00 0.0
71 40 0.00 0.0
51 32 0.00 0.0
50 24 0.00 0.0
48 18 0.10 0.0
46 31 0.11 0.0
70 28 0.00 0.0
51 29 0.07 0.6
34 28 0.01 0.1
40 29 0.02 0.2
42 25 0.05 0.5
October 1985 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
60 20 0.00 0.0
64 43 0.00 0.0
54 40 0.02 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
60 29 0.00 0.0
64 36 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.06 0.0
33 24 0.02 0.3
37 23 0.02 0.3
62 20 0.00 0.0
51 33 0.32 0.0
59 37 0.40 0.0
56 33 0.00 0.0
57 31 0.00 0.0
69 39 0.00 0.0
74 33 0.00 0.0
63 39 0.00 0.0
65 35 0.00 0.0
69 35 0.00 0.0
78 37 0.00 0.0
78 40 0.00 0.0
68 38 0.14 0.0
66 37 0.00 0.0
60 30 0.00 0.0
76 34 0.00 0.0
57 39 0.00 0.0
68 36 0.00 0.0
81 39 0.00 0.0
51 30 0.00 0.0
65 28 0.00 0.0
54 27 0.00 0.0
November 1985 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
52 28 0.00 0.0
60 32 0.00 0.0
54 34 0.00 0.0
71 33 0.00 0.0
64 22 0.00 0.0
50 23 0.00 0.0
43 25 0.00 0.0
29 14 0.45 6.2
14 11 0.29 5.8
15 8 0.19 3.9
27 10 0.04 0.8
20 14 0.00 0.0
24 9 0.35 4.0
30 8 0.00 0.0
28 2 0.00 0.0
39 3 0.00 0.0
36 24 0.04 0.5
24 5 0.27 4.1
12 -1 0.00 0.0
5 -7 0.00 0.0
8 -4 0.16 2.0
5 -9 0.00 0.0
4 -14 0.00 0.0
16 -2 0.06 0.8
11 -2 0.04 0.7
0 -9 0.00 0.0
-1 -14 0.00 0.0
2 -14 0.07 1.1
1 -3 0.22 2.9
-2 -6 0.04 0.8
December 1985 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
-3 -14 0.03 0.6
15 -19 0.00 0.0
45 11 0.02 0.1
38 19 0.00 0.0
41 19 0.00 0.0
42 19 0.00 0.0
38 19 0.00 0.0
25 18 0.00 0.0
23 17 0.01 0.1
19 4 0.01 0.3
15 -6 0.00 0.0
20 -15 0.00 0.0
12 -15 0.00 0.0
39 2 0.00 0.0
37 17 0.00 0.0
40 14 0.01 0.1
31 7 0.22 3.1
37 4 0.28 3.0
37 12 0.01 0.2
41 11 0.01 0.2
49 29 0.00 0.0
45 32 0.00 0.0
44 17 0.10 1.0
18 4 0.07 1.5
44 8 0.00 0.0
41 25 0.00 0.0
26 8 0.00 0.0
32 10 0.00 0.0
36 9 0.00 0.0
37 22 0.00 0.0
36 13 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location