Rapid City Weather in 1988

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1988 based on NOAA data.
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1988 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 106 °F August 15
Lowest temperature -20 °F January 9
Highest daily low 74 °F June 21
Lowest daily high 4 °F February 1
Most daily precipitation 1.9 inches May 1
Most daily snow 6.7 inches March 11
Total annual precipitation 11.0 inches -
Total annual snow 34.2 inches -
January 1988 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
21 -5 0.00 0.0
37 8 0.00 0.0
22 4 0.00 0.0
11 -9 0.00 0.0
8 -17 0.00 0.0
15 -16 0.00 0.0
24 -3 0.00 0.0
6 -12 0.02 0.2
18 -20 0.00 0.0
44 9 0.00 0.0
53 9 0.01 0.1
19 3 0.01 0.2
37 11 0.00 0.0
50 10 0.00 0.0
57 30 0.00 0.0
46 18 0.00 0.0
44 10 0.00 0.0
33 11 0.00 0.0
31 16 0.00 0.0
38 6 0.00 0.0
42 9 0.00 0.0
47 21 0.00 0.0
48 31 0.01 0.0
34 8 0.00 0.0
31 6 0.07 1.3
43 20 0.00 0.0
48 19 0.00 0.0
66 25 0.00 0.0
58 35 0.00 0.0
49 13 0.04 0.7
13 -3 0.01 0.2
February 1988 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
4 -11 0.00 0.0
27 -12 0.00 0.0
24 -7 0.00 0.0
21 2 0.01 0.2
8 -11 0.00 0.0
45 -13 0.00 0.0
33 13 0.00 0.0
39 17 0.00 0.0
20 -7 0.02 0.4
5 -12 0.00 0.0
42 -14 0.00 0.0
59 30 0.02 0.0
60 24 0.00 0.0
41 17 0.00 0.0
58 17 0.01 0.0
44 19 0.00 0.0
51 17 0.00 0.0
47 20 0.00 0.0
47 25 0.14 1.4
50 32 0.13 1.4
64 32 0.00 0.0
37 19 0.01 0.2
33 11 0.00 0.0
45 5 0.00 0.0
66 20 0.00 0.0
65 31 0.00 0.0
75 27 0.00 0.0
52 25 0.00 0.0
60 20 0.00 0.0
March 1988 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
46 31 0.00 0.0
39 22 0.00 0.0
53 19 0.00 0.0
43 20 0.00 0.0
63 16 0.00 0.0
64 26 0.00 0.0
50 32 0.00 0.0
52 27 0.00 0.0
71 28 0.00 0.0
49 31 0.15 2.6
31 15 0.30 6.7
23 5 0.04 0.8
20 -1 0.00 0.0
25 0 0.00 0.0
20 2 0.00 0.0
27 3 0.01 0.2
32 15 0.02 0.3
49 18 0.00 0.0
59 25 0.00 0.0
65 36 0.00 0.0
73 33 0.00 0.0
54 33 0.00 0.0
70 28 0.00 0.0
55 32 0.00 0.0
50 30 0.00 0.0
69 32 0.00 0.0
80 37 0.00 0.0
48 22 0.00 0.0
53 20 0.00 0.0
46 22 0.00 0.0
45 20 0.00 0.0
April 1988 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
59 23 0.00 0.0
65 24 0.00 0.0
78 34 0.00 0.0
65 36 0.04 0.0
56 31 0.00 0.0
78 28 0.00 0.0
85 47 0.00 0.0
59 29 0.00 0.0
51 25 0.00 0.0
59 22 0.00 0.0
74 29 0.00 0.0
79 38 0.00 0.0
57 33 0.00 0.0
63 25 0.00 0.0
67 30 0.00 0.0
83 41 0.00 0.0
56 25 0.00 0.0
62 22 0.00 0.0
70 30 0.00 0.0
70 35 0.01 0.0
37 29 0.01 0.0
34 25 0.17 1.1
51 21 0.00 0.0
67 30 0.00 0.0
41 29 0.37 5.0
46 20 0.00 0.0
63 23 0.00 0.0
74 33 0.00 0.0
84 48 0.00 0.0
86 42 0.00 0.0
May 1988 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
67 35 1.86 0.0
51 38 0.00 0.0
60 33 0.00 0.0
61 30 0.00 0.0
77 35 0.00 0.0
83 41 0.12 0.0
59 39 0.03 0.0
56 40 0.35 0.0
72 36 0.00 0.0
75 46 0.00 0.0
77 52 0.00 0.0
83 51 0.00 0.0
84 41 0.00 0.0
75 46 0.00 0.0
73 41 0.00 0.0
84 44 0.00 0.0
93 50 0.00 0.0
74 50 0.05 0.0
53 48 0.48 0.0
63 44 0.26 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
64 49 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
79 58 0.04 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
89 55 0.02 0.0
85 50 0.00 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.01 0.0
76 52 0.03 0.0
June 1988 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
71 49 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
91 60 0.00 0.0
104 57 0.00 0.0
99 64 0.00 0.0
92 62 0.00 0.0
93 63 0.00 0.0
92 64 0.08 0.0
74 59 0.03 0.0
77 52 0.08 0.0
72 48 0.00 0.0
80 46 0.00 0.0
94 49 0.01 0.0
98 52 0.00 0.0
102 64 0.00 0.0
98 66 0.00 0.0
104 65 0.00 0.0
103 74 0.00 0.0
95 67 0.38 0.0
98 65 0.17 0.0
106 69 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
96 62 0.00 0.0
102 65 0.00 0.0
99 65 0.00 0.0
91 67 0.23 0.0
68 51 0.11 0.0
July 1988 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
72 51 0.00 0.0
90 51 0.00 0.0
100 59 0.00 0.0
105 69 0.00 0.0
103 68 0.00 0.0
97 66 0.00 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
91 56 0.00 0.0
91 60 0.06 0.0
84 55 0.05 0.0
81 60 0.06 0.0
94 58 0.00 0.0
96 65 0.00 0.0
103 71 0.04 0.0
88 63 0.00 0.0
95 58 0.00 0.0
86 62 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.17 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
82 49 0.00 0.0
91 51 0.00 0.0
98 59 0.00 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
86 54 0.00 0.0
91 58 0.00 0.0
100 63 0.00 0.0
103 64 0.00 0.0
100 66 0.00 0.0
97 68 0.00 0.0
104 60 0.00 0.0
104 65 0.00 0.0
August 1988 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
97 65 0.21 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
66 57 0.95 0.0
74 57 0.56 0.0
91 53 0.00 0.0
95 63 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
83 53 0.20 0.0
94 53 0.00 0.0
99 59 0.00 0.0
99 61 0.00 0.0
95 63 0.00 0.0
90 57 0.00 0.0
98 59 0.00 0.0
106 64 0.05 0.0
95 65 0.00 0.0
82 60 0.00 0.0
88 54 0.00 0.0
90 56 0.00 0.0
97 60 0.00 0.0
84 66 0.00 0.0
88 52 0.01 0.0
90 50 0.00 0.0
91 53 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
92 52 0.00 0.0
71 44 0.00 0.0
79 42 0.00 0.0
80 41 0.00 0.0
91 50 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
September 1988 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
87 56 0.00 0.0
89 54 0.00 0.0
79 48 0.00 0.0
83 50 0.00 0.0
81 47 0.00 0.0
86 45 0.00 0.0
85 53 0.00 0.0
73 50 0.00 0.0
80 49 0.00 0.0
93 51 0.00 0.0
64 46 0.02 0.0
57 45 0.00 0.0
70 39 0.00 0.0
66 49 0.00 0.0
73 49 0.00 0.0
88 43 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
64 42 0.01 0.0
63 38 0.15 0.0
68 32 0.00 0.0
68 44 0.00 0.0
70 40 0.00 0.0
76 37 0.00 0.0
84 45 0.00 0.0
79 43 0.00 0.0
83 48 0.00 0.0
67 46 0.00 0.0
55 46 0.38 0.0
65 40 0.00 0.0
79 36 0.00 0.0
October 1988 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
65 46 0.00 0.0
68 40 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.00 0.0
49 33 0.00 0.0
56 34 0.00 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
71 26 0.00 0.0
78 36 0.00 0.0
74 49 0.00 0.0
70 39 0.00 0.0
71 36 0.00 0.0
79 37 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
82 49 0.00 0.0
71 42 0.06 0.0
69 46 0.20 0.0
53 36 0.50 0.0
57 34 0.00 0.0
58 39 0.00 0.0
65 41 0.00 0.0
63 38 0.00 0.0
69 39 0.00 0.0
61 32 0.00 0.0
62 40 0.00 0.0
58 31 0.00 0.0
74 28 0.00 0.0
40 15 0.00 0.0
38 14 0.00 0.0
47 20 0.00 0.0
70 26 0.00 0.0
67 40 0.00 0.0
November 1988 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
69 34 0.00 0.0
72 44 0.00 0.0
61 33 0.00 0.0
55 36 0.00 0.0
53 28 0.00 0.0
59 25 0.07 0.0
52 27 0.00 0.0
56 30 0.00 0.0
43 26 0.03 0.6
39 24 0.00 0.0
50 25 0.38 0.0
50 29 0.00 0.0
53 32 0.16 0.0
51 32 0.00 0.0
34 21 0.00 0.0
43 16 0.00 0.0
39 21 0.00 0.0
29 20 0.04 0.7
42 15 0.00 0.0
42 18 0.00 0.0
50 22 0.00 0.0
52 21 0.00 0.0
68 32 0.00 0.0
42 15 0.00 0.0
43 13 0.00 0.0
32 17 0.03 0.9
27 13 0.00 0.0
47 18 0.10 0.0
40 25 0.00 0.0
44 31 0.00 0.0
December 1988 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
63 33 0.00 0.0
63 29 0.00 0.0
45 23 0.00 0.0
61 22 0.00 0.0
62 32 0.00 0.0
52 30 0.07 0.0
31 12 0.03 0.4
25 11 0.00 0.0
45 14 0.00 0.0
29 20 0.01 0.4
37 18 0.00 0.0
54 20 0.00 0.0
65 30 0.00 0.0
37 18 0.03 0.5
22 3 0.01 0.2
40 11 0.00 0.0
47 20 0.00 0.0
68 30 0.00 0.0
52 28 0.00 0.0
35 19 0.00 0.0
49 20 0.00 0.0
40 18 0.00 0.0
39 16 0.00 0.0
34 9 0.00 0.0
17 8 0.17 3.9
9 -10 0.14 3.6
20 -10 0.00 0.0
11 -2 0.00 0.0
28 3 0.00 0.0
37 13 0.00 0.0
43 12 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location