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