Rapid City Weather in 1986

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1986 based on NOAA data.
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1986 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 104 °F August 19
Lowest temperature -13 °F November 13
Highest daily low 66 °F July 17
Lowest daily high 3 °F February 10
Most daily precipitation 2.2 inches June 9
Most daily snow 4.5 inches November 7
Total annual precipitation 21.5 inches -
Total annual snow 47.8 inches -
January 1986 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
39 20 0.00 0.0
38 20 0.02 0.0
24 13 0.11 1.9
25 7 0.01 0.2
31 4 0.00 0.0
13 8 0.02 0.2
39 7 0.00 0.0
42 16 0.00 0.0
46 27 0.01 0.0
46 24 0.00 0.0
51 31 0.00 0.0
44 20 0.00 0.0
49 18 0.00 0.0
41 22 0.00 0.0
36 23 0.00 0.0
48 29 0.00 0.0
50 28 0.00 0.0
39 29 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
44 27 0.01 0.1
27 15 0.28 3.3
39 12 0.00 0.0
41 19 0.03 0.0
42 33 0.00 0.0
36 27 0.00 0.0
28 14 0.00 0.0
51 14 0.00 0.0
49 33 0.00 0.0
33 26 0.00 0.0
30 24 0.00 0.0
29 24 0.00 0.0
February 1986 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
53 23 0.00 0.0
44 25 0.00 0.0
35 22 0.00 0.0
30 25 0.12 1.7
32 27 0.02 0.6
28 13 0.20 2.7
13 2 0.00 0.0
14 -2 0.00 0.0
8 -6 0.00 0.0
3 -11 0.00 0.0
8 -13 0.00 0.0
18 -4 0.00 0.0
18 5 0.03 0.4
24 1 0.00 0.0
18 13 0.03 0.5
35 13 0.00 0.0
49 14 0.00 0.0
17 8 0.00 0.0
16 4 0.36 1.9
20 3 0.00 0.0
44 10 0.01 0.1
36 15 0.00 0.0
31 18 0.14 2.8
51 28 0.00 0.0
57 37 0.00 0.0
51 39 0.01 0.0
45 26 0.00 0.0
50 20 0.00 0.0
March 1986 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
65 36 0.00 0.0
53 30 0.00 0.0
54 34 0.00 0.0
68 32 0.04 0.0
55 34 0.00 0.0
45 20 0.00 0.0
50 17 0.01 0.0
66 36 0.00 0.0
43 33 0.14 0.0
54 33 0.00 0.0
45 33 0.08 0.0
40 31 0.00 0.0
47 30 0.00 0.0
37 23 0.00 0.0
33 24 0.12 1.2
42 29 0.00 0.0
33 29 0.36 3.6
33 26 0.12 1.1
34 21 0.00 0.0
47 20 0.01 0.1
71 29 0.00 0.0
59 34 0.00 0.0
51 32 0.00 0.0
78 42 0.00 0.0
58 35 0.00 0.0
63 28 0.00 0.0
78 37 0.00 0.0
79 46 0.00 0.0
78 46 0.00 0.0
80 39 0.00 0.0
56 31 0.00 0.0
April 1986 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
62 25 0.00 0.0
63 41 0.24 0.0
42 33 0.55 3.6
34 31 0.44 4.5
41 31 0.07 0.7
68 31 0.00 0.0
66 37 0.00 0.0
59 33 0.00 0.0
57 31 0.00 0.0
62 32 0.11 0.0
61 29 0.01 0.0
50 23 0.00 0.0
39 15 0.24 2.4
32 15 0.00 0.0
46 15 0.00 0.0
63 26 0.00 0.0
51 36 0.85 0.0
55 34 0.58 1.0
56 33 0.00 0.0
55 39 0.00 0.0
61 32 0.00 0.0
83 40 0.00 0.0
74 45 0.13 0.0
57 42 0.24 0.0
58 42 0.00 0.0
45 33 1.28 0.5
50 33 0.00 0.0
66 34 0.00 0.0
69 43 0.00 0.0
58 32 0.00 0.0
May 1986 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
63 30 0.00 0.0
69 39 0.00 0.0
85 41 0.00 0.0
91 57 0.00 0.0
61 42 0.00 0.0
58 34 0.00 0.0
46 38 0.46 0.0
45 39 0.52 0.0
60 38 0.41 0.0
66 34 0.00 0.0
78 43 0.00 0.0
61 41 0.00 0.0
72 37 0.00 0.0
58 42 0.00 0.0
60 39 0.00 0.0
57 37 0.00 0.0
65 33 0.00 0.0
69 40 0.00 0.0
72 48 0.00 0.0
77 43 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
69 42 0.00 0.0
61 39 0.00 0.0
60 45 0.00 0.0
64 46 0.02 0.0
65 49 0.02 0.0
74 49 0.00 0.0
76 49 0.00 0.0
74 47 0.00 0.0
81 45 0.00 0.0
84 49 0.00 0.0
June 1986 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
77 55 0.00 0.0
86 53 0.00 0.0
89 58 0.04 0.0
62 51 0.12 0.0
71 54 0.00 0.0
83 56 0.00 0.0
76 48 0.00 0.0
77 54 0.39 0.0
60 57 2.18 0.0
70 52 0.11 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
71 52 0.02 0.0
77 51 0.22 0.0
77 54 0.20 0.0
80 57 0.00 0.0
80 57 0.00 0.0
92 62 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
81 56 0.06 0.0
75 47 0.42 0.0
80 43 0.00 0.0
83 53 0.00 0.0
89 56 0.00 0.0
89 62 0.00 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
88 58 0.02 0.0
84 59 0.03 0.0
85 61 0.20 0.0
78 57 0.55 0.0
July 1986 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 53 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
97 66 0.00 0.0
91 55 0.00 0.0
77 50 0.00 0.0
82 48 0.00 0.0
85 52 0.04 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
80 56 0.19 0.0
79 55 0.30 0.0
71 51 0.22 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
86 50 0.00 0.0
88 58 0.00 0.0
82 64 0.00 0.0
91 63 0.00 0.0
82 66 0.00 0.0
91 63 0.08 0.0
80 58 0.01 0.0
79 57 0.03 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
90 56 0.00 0.0
93 64 0.00 0.0
80 62 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.01 0.0
83 56 0.03 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
98 59 0.00 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
August 1986 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 55 0.00 0.0
81 49 0.00 0.0
87 56 0.00 0.0
85 55 0.00 0.0
87 54 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
86 54 0.00 0.0
77 54 0.01 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
90 51 0.10 0.0
93 59 0.50 0.0
79 58 0.56 0.0
84 55 0.00 0.0
98 58 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
92 62 0.00 0.0
104 63 0.00 0.0
74 50 0.00 0.0
72 49 0.04 0.0
80 53 0.00 0.0
87 47 0.08 0.0
90 55 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.02 0.0
74 53 0.00 0.0
75 49 0.00 0.0
80 48 0.00 0.0
87 51 0.00 0.0
88 54 0.01 0.0
84 63 0.00 0.0
September 1986 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
71 57 0.25 0.0
69 52 0.75 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
73 49 0.00 0.0
69 45 0.61 0.0
51 42 0.09 0.0
63 34 0.00 0.0
70 42 0.00 0.0
67 49 0.02 0.0
57 45 0.29 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
67 43 0.00 0.0
55 43 0.00 0.0
51 45 0.00 0.0
48 45 0.06 0.0
60 48 0.02 0.0
65 52 0.00 0.0
53 49 0.51 0.0
64 48 0.00 0.0
56 50 0.05 0.0
61 49 0.00 0.0
68 49 0.00 0.0
79 45 0.00 0.0
75 50 0.43 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
65 43 0.00 0.0
66 37 0.03 0.0
65 38 0.03 0.0
63 35 0.00 0.0
65 34 0.00 0.0
October 1986 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
63 39 0.01 0.0
47 41 1.07 0.0
46 36 0.34 0.0
66 31 0.00 0.0
56 40 0.00 0.0
74 35 0.00 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
51 40 0.01 0.0
61 38 0.00 0.0
52 35 0.07 0.0
37 25 0.00 0.0
43 18 0.00 0.0
54 19 0.00 0.0
61 33 0.00 0.0
67 30 0.00 0.0
73 39 0.00 0.0
75 37 0.00 0.0
74 40 0.00 0.0
69 40 0.00 0.0
68 46 0.00 0.0
59 44 0.00 0.0
55 47 0.14 0.0
59 42 0.00 0.0
54 39 0.00 0.0
60 40 0.00 0.0
73 39 0.00 0.0
72 38 0.00 0.0
61 36 0.00 0.0
62 36 0.00 0.0
72 36 0.00 0.0
50 32 0.00 0.0
November 1986 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
49 27 0.00 0.0
61 21 0.00 0.0
50 29 0.00 0.0
63 25 0.00 0.0
65 37 0.00 0.0
47 29 0.50 4.3
29 16 0.41 4.5
28 11 0.00 0.0
12 3 0.17 1.7
5 -7 0.01 0.1
31 -5 0.04 0.4
12 -8 0.06 1.0
37 -13 0.00 0.0
32 19 0.00 0.0
33 20 0.00 0.0
44 25 0.00 0.0
36 23 0.00 0.0
41 10 0.00 0.0
44 30 0.12 0.0
46 26 0.00 0.0
57 36 0.03 0.0
48 25 0.00 0.0
47 16 0.00 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
50 22 0.00 0.0
57 16 0.00 0.0
58 27 0.00 0.0
53 31 0.00 0.0
35 27 0.00 0.0
28 22 0.06 0.6
December 1986 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
39 18 0.00 0.0
41 19 0.00 0.0
35 12 0.00 0.0
33 10 0.00 0.0
44 21 0.00 0.0
28 19 0.00 0.0
33 16 0.00 0.0
33 19 0.00 0.0
21 0 0.01 0.1
44 -3 0.00 0.0
40 20 0.00 0.0
27 20 0.00 0.0
51 19 0.00 0.0
49 22 0.00 0.0
51 26 0.00 0.0
50 22 0.00 0.0
41 19 0.00 0.0
52 12 0.00 0.0
37 16 0.00 0.0
45 12 0.00 0.0
52 20 0.00 0.0
55 24 0.00 0.0
52 20 0.00 0.0
50 25 0.00 0.0
50 21 0.00 0.0
48 20 0.00 0.0
52 22 0.00 0.0
53 20 0.00 0.0
48 18 0.00 0.0
53 26 0.00 0.0
39 12 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location