Rapid City Weather in 1987

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1987 based on NOAA data.
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1987 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 106 °F July 16
Lowest temperature -7 °F December 31
Highest daily low 71 °F August 1
Lowest daily high 10 °F December 31
Most daily precipitation 1.0 inches May 20
Most daily snow 7.1 inches February 26
Total annual precipitation 12.4 inches -
Total annual snow 39.6 inches -
January 1987 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
41 10 0.00 0.0
45 25 0.00 0.0
49 22 0.00 0.0
57 25 0.00 0.0
51 26 0.00 0.0
41 19 0.00 0.0
39 12 0.00 0.0
41 13 0.00 0.0
37 13 0.00 0.0
47 13 0.00 0.0
68 29 0.00 0.0
76 36 0.00 0.0
51 29 0.00 0.0
39 10 0.00 0.0
13 -2 0.00 0.0
25 -4 0.00 0.0
31 5 0.00 0.0
47 24 0.00 0.0
33 15 0.00 0.0
37 14 0.00 0.0
35 13 0.03 0.4
36 11 0.00 0.0
26 11 0.00 0.0
48 10 0.00 0.0
50 23 0.00 0.0
54 20 0.00 0.0
50 25 0.00 0.0
54 26 0.01 0.1
48 27 0.00 0.0
57 20 0.00 0.0
52 26 0.00 0.0
February 1987 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
62 25 0.00 0.0
52 30 0.00 0.0
42 24 0.00 0.0
32 28 0.29 3.4
45 14 0.00 0.0
60 25 0.00 0.0
73 30 0.00 0.0
42 26 0.00 0.0
62 22 0.00 0.0
59 25 0.00 0.0
64 31 0.00 0.0
59 27 0.00 0.0
53 25 0.00 0.0
37 25 0.17 1.7
44 24 0.09 1.2
30 21 0.00 0.0
38 21 0.00 0.0
46 24 0.00 0.0
36 19 0.00 0.0
49 14 0.00 0.0
40 16 0.02 0.4
42 14 0.00 0.0
27 18 0.00 0.0
22 19 0.12 1.9
23 17 0.12 1.6
19 15 0.53 7.1
19 15 0.30 3.5
33 11 0.07 0.7
March 1987 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
40 8 0.00 0.0
39 20 0.00 0.0
46 17 0.00 0.0
65 36 0.00 0.0
62 31 0.00 0.0
68 34 0.00 0.0
66 33 0.00 0.0
40 17 0.06 0.7
20 9 0.00 0.0
43 15 0.00 0.0
42 21 0.00 0.0
52 20 0.00 0.0
60 30 0.06 0.0
35 30 0.04 0.0
36 30 0.01 0.1
32 28 0.23 2.3
32 27 0.14 1.4
38 20 0.02 0.3
56 25 0.00 0.0
36 29 0.27 2.7
38 28 0.07 1.0
43 20 0.00 0.0
39 25 0.00 0.0
29 26 0.10 1.0
37 23 0.03 0.3
51 17 0.00 0.0
37 15 0.11 1.1
19 8 0.00 0.0
27 7 0.00 0.0
42 11 0.00 0.0
64 26 0.00 0.0
April 1987 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
44 29 0.00 0.0
47 26 0.00 0.3
57 21 0.00 0.0
61 32 0.00 0.0
62 33 0.00 0.0
64 29 0.00 0.0
68 30 0.00 0.0
75 31 0.00 0.0
54 31 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
49 26 0.00 0.0
44 36 0.02 0.0
57 32 0.00 0.0
64 28 0.00 0.0
76 34 0.00 0.0
77 46 0.00 0.0
84 46 0.00 0.0
90 52 0.00 0.0
64 41 0.00 0.0
57 30 0.00 0.0
61 29 0.00 0.0
79 31 0.00 0.0
70 41 0.00 0.0
72 31 0.00 0.0
80 44 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
76 41 0.00 0.0
89 50 0.00 0.0
76 52 0.00 0.0
86 47 0.00 0.0
May 1987 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 51 0.00 0.0
58 47 0.35 0.0
56 45 0.30 0.0
61 44 0.00 0.0
73 39 0.00 0.0
74 48 0.00 0.0
75 42 0.00 0.0
87 48 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.02 0.0
85 53 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.02 0.0
77 51 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.03 0.0
60 46 0.05 0.0
67 45 0.00 0.0
61 51 0.00 0.0
57 39 0.98 0.0
52 39 0.00 0.0
60 39 0.00 0.0
73 43 0.06 0.0
64 47 0.93 0.0
62 51 0.09 0.0
64 48 0.54 0.0
73 43 0.00 0.0
73 50 0.01 0.0
71 47 0.00 0.0
74 46 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.01 0.0
June 1987 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
69 52 0.01 0.0
66 43 0.00 0.0
71 40 0.00 0.0
81 44 0.00 0.0
89 50 0.00 0.0
88 55 0.01 0.0
81 62 0.01 0.0
67 59 0.00 0.0
59 55 0.49 0.0
79 55 0.30 0.0
84 51 0.00 0.0
88 56 0.00 0.0
92 60 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
87 54 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.00 0.0
78 56 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
89 59 0.00 0.0
89 48 0.55 0.0
76 43 0.00 0.0
77 52 0.00 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
82 46 0.00 0.0
89 50 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.00 0.0
74 48 0.00 0.0
86 47 0.00 0.0
July 1987 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 58 0.03 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
80 58 0.00 0.0
92 57 0.00 0.0
90 53 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
87 54 0.21 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.10 0.0
81 48 0.00 0.0
72 43 0.00 0.0
85 39 0.00 0.0
89 50 0.00 0.0
100 53 0.00 0.0
106 66 0.00 0.0
95 64 0.01 0.0
83 58 0.01 0.0
91 54 0.00 0.0
93 60 0.00 0.0
102 63 0.00 0.0
103 63 0.00 0.0
91 65 0.16 0.0
80 62 0.04 0.0
105 60 0.00 0.0
103 68 0.00 0.0
104 70 0.00 0.0
102 71 0.00 0.0
104 68 0.00 0.0
103 71 0.27 0.0
102 70 0.00 0.0
August 1987 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
99 71 0.00 0.0
97 66 0.00 0.0
85 56 0.26 0.0
87 55 0.18 0.0
97 63 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.01 0.0
63 57 0.96 0.0
83 56 0.00 0.0
90 54 0.00 0.0
99 63 0.00 0.0
93 60 0.03 0.0
73 56 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.44 0.0
93 59 0.00 0.0
74 55 0.00 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
78 46 0.00 0.0
84 48 0.00 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
64 50 0.19 0.0
69 50 0.00 0.0
69 55 0.00 0.0
71 57 0.09 0.0
64 49 0.19 0.0
71 45 0.02 0.0
84 43 0.00 0.0
92 56 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
84 47 0.00 0.0
September 1987 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
85 54 0.00 0.0
95 51 0.00 0.0
92 55 0.00 0.0
72 52 0.15 0.0
67 45 0.00 0.0
82 42 0.00 0.0
68 49 0.35 0.0
80 42 0.01 0.0
84 54 0.00 0.0
68 47 0.00 0.0
63 40 0.09 0.0
75 36 0.00 0.0
82 42 0.00 0.0
87 44 0.00 0.0
76 54 0.01 0.0
75 51 0.00 0.0
65 40 0.07 0.0
67 37 0.00 0.0
71 38 0.00 0.0
72 39 0.00 0.0
73 37 0.00 0.0
82 34 0.00 0.0
88 48 0.00 0.0
88 53 0.00 0.0
91 44 0.00 0.0
91 51 0.00 0.0
73 44 0.00 0.0
68 44 0.00 0.0
72 38 0.00 0.0
82 43 0.00 0.0
October 1987 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
82 41 0.00 0.0
67 31 0.00 0.0
89 37 0.00 0.0
78 48 0.00 0.0
63 37 0.00 0.0
66 34 0.00 0.0
72 29 0.00 0.0
64 37 0.00 0.0
37 29 0.08 1.7
43 22 0.00 0.0
68 18 0.00 0.0
75 40 0.00 0.0
63 46 0.00 0.0
48 39 0.07 0.0
59 34 0.01 0.0
56 31 0.00 0.0
72 25 0.00 0.0
42 34 0.10 0.0
49 20 0.00 0.0
42 19 0.00 0.0
68 19 0.00 0.0
51 32 0.00 0.0
51 20 0.00 0.0
51 25 0.00 0.0
74 35 0.00 0.0
57 32 0.00 0.0
57 23 0.00 0.0
74 32 0.00 0.0
79 44 0.00 0.0
71 37 0.00 0.0
70 34 0.00 0.0
November 1987 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
69 39 0.00 0.0
63 40 0.23 0.0
62 40 0.01 0.0
56 33 0.00 0.0
63 29 0.00 0.0
60 32 0.00 0.0
62 38 0.00 0.0
44 24 0.00 0.0
52 20 0.00 0.0
60 26 0.00 0.0
65 31 0.00 0.0
67 40 0.00 0.0
60 43 0.00 0.0
57 40 0.06 0.0
41 33 0.00 0.0
46 16 0.00 0.0
39 17 0.00 0.0
51 12 0.00 0.0
49 29 0.00 0.0
57 22 0.00 0.0
67 24 0.00 0.0
50 32 0.00 0.0
46 22 0.00 0.0
48 24 0.00 0.0
44 18 0.00 0.0
40 24 0.00 0.0
35 19 0.00 0.0
41 22 0.00 0.0
44 23 0.00 0.0
48 19 0.00 0.0
December 1987 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
51 16 0.00 0.0
58 29 0.00 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
60 30 0.00 0.0
67 38 0.00 0.0
60 29 0.00 0.0
57 29 0.00 0.0
46 21 0.00 0.0
50 23 0.00 0.0
68 26 0.00 0.0
45 32 0.00 0.0
38 20 0.00 0.0
30 13 0.00 0.0
29 6 0.00 0.0
27 5 0.00 0.0
35 3 0.00 0.0
42 15 0.00 0.0
46 15 0.00 0.0
35 12 0.00 0.0
38 8 0.00 0.0
47 13 0.00 0.0
39 12 0.06 1.1
28 17 0.01 0.4
21 3 0.00 0.0
30 3 0.00 0.0
42 5 0.00 0.0
28 22 0.24 3.2
37 11 0.00 0.0
40 14 0.00 0.0
29 9 0.00 0.0
10 -7 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location