Rapid City Weather in 1996

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1996 based on NOAA data.
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1996 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 101 °F August 12
Lowest temperature -31 °F February 2
Highest daily low 67 °F August 13
Lowest daily high -8 °F January 29
Most daily precipitation 1.7 inches May 23
Most daily snow 8.0 inches January 17
Total annual precipitation 19.4 inches -
January 1996 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
32 11 0.06 1.4
21 2 0.00 0.1
31 16 0.41 4.0
16 -1 0.03 0.8
5 -13 0.00 0.0
8 -9 0.00 0.0
34 -4 0.00 0.0
48 24 0.00 0.0
48 26 0.00 0.0
44 33 0.00 0.0
50 22 0.00 0.0
66 29 0.00 0.0
61 34 0.00 0.0
47 23 0.00 0.0
46 24 0.00 0.0
57 27 0.00 0.0
28 -7 0.22 8.0
2 -16 0.00 0.0
-5 -16 0.00 0.3
28 -11 0.00 0.0
50 9 0.03 0.9
11 3 0.02 0.8
32 2 0.00 0.0
15 1 0.06 1.8
5 -9 0.01 0.3
13 -6 0.00 0.0
7 -7 0.01 0.3
2 -12 0.00 0.5
-8 -13 0.00 0.2
-4 -21 0.00 0.0
12 -21 0.00 0.0
February 1996 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
8 -25 0.02 0.8
-4 -31 0.00 n/a
4 -25 0.00 n/a
30 -14 0.00 n/a
35 10 0.00 n/a
57 25 0.00 n/a
61 31 0.00 n/a
53 30 0.00 n/a
70 36 0.00 n/a
40 19 0.00 n/a
47 20 0.00 n/a
59 20 0.00 n/a
54 31 0.00 n/a
47 29 0.00 n/a
35 9 0.02 0.6
59 9 0.00 n/a
39 26 0.00 n/a
61 24 0.00 n/a
60 34 0.00 n/a
53 28 0.00 n/a
64 25 0.00 n/a
68 29 0.00 0.0
50 23 0.00 n/a
61 26 0.00 n/a
29 13 0.01 0.6
13 1 0.05 2.1
11 -1 0.00 0.3
11 -9 0.00 n/a
27 -9 0.00 0.0
March 1996 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
35 19 0.04 0.7
22 9 0.07 1.7
31 8 0.00 0.0
21 11 0.18 3.4
12 4 0.22 5.2
9 -10 0.01 0.3
4 -13 0.00 0.2
10 -21 0.00 0.0
42 -6 0.00 n/a
66 25 0.00 n/a
59 33 0.00 n/a
60 33 0.00 n/a
48 36 0.28 n/a
58 30 0.00 n/a
66 28 0.00 n/a
49 30 0.00 n/a
44 27 0.08 0.8
40 24 0.06 0.6
34 17 0.00 n/a
49 13 0.00 n/a
53 29 0.00 0.0
56 26 0.00 0.0
48 16 0.02 0.4
16 3 0.10 2.9
21 1 0.00 n/a
44 2 0.00 n/a
30 16 0.00 0.0
20 18 0.00 0.0
25 19 0.00 0.0
38 20 0.00 n/a
46 21 0.00 n/a
April 1996 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
54 19 0.00 n/a
40 26 0.00 n/a
42 26 0.00 n/a
39 22 0.00 n/a
56 16 0.00 n/a
64 25 0.01 n/a
59 31 0.00 n/a
68 36 0.00 n/a
77 34 0.00 n/a
87 42 0.00 n/a
53 26 0.26 2.7
37 20 0.01 0.2
33 29 0.96 7.1
43 28 0.04 0.3
57 29 0.00 n/a
73 32 0.00 n/a
72 39 0.24 n/a
65 36 0.00 n/a
56 38 0.02 n/a
60 31 0.00 n/a
49 28 0.02 n/a
53 24 0.03 n/a
68 27 0.00 n/a
81 40 0.00 n/a
60 34 0.00 n/a
64 30 0.00 n/a
51 34 0.00 n/a
42 24 0.00 0.0
57 24 0.00 n/a
56 30 0.04 n/a
May 1996 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
59 27 0.18 n/a
60 34 0.00 n/a
49 35 0.00 n/a
46 31 0.03 n/a
58 26 0.00 n/a
62 42 0.00 n/a
67 43 0.05 n/a
50 46 0.04 n/a
49 31 0.40 0.9
37 31 0.02 0.0
46 34 0.00 n/a
55 42 0.05 n/a
66 45 0.11 n/a
75 41 0.00 n/a
76 53 0.22 n/a
87 53 0.00 n/a
72 49 0.11 n/a
82 45 0.00 n/a
68 47 0.00 n/a
62 40 0.18 0.0
73 37 0.00 n/a
66 45 0.12 n/a
54 46 1.74 n/a
48 45 0.53 n/a
47 43 0.12 n/a
46 41 1.40 n/a
43 40 1.68 n/a
52 41 0.01 n/a
67 42 0.00 n/a
70 52 1.19 0.0
70 44 0.00 n/a
June 1996 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
73 43 0.00 n/a
69 41 0.00 n/a
69 43 0.00 n/a
76 46 0.00 n/a
74 53 0.12 n/a
64 47 0.12 n/a
69 44 0.00 n/a
81 48 0.00 n/a
84 50 0.00 n/a
82 53 0.00 n/a
84 53 0.16 n/a
75 57 0.00 n/a
82 56 0.00 n/a
86 56 0.54 n/a
74 56 0.00 n/a
78 56 0.04 n/a
82 55 0.17 n/a
79 56 0.00 n/a
70 46 0.03 n/a
79 45 0.00 n/a
70 57 0.00 n/a
66 56 0.06 n/a
73 50 0.00 n/a
83 47 0.00 n/a
89 64 0.00 n/a
92 66 0.00 n/a
91 65 0.00 n/a
92 63 0.00 n/a
79 52 0.00 n/a
90 48 0.00 n/a
July 1996 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
90 58 0.00 n/a
91 53 0.00 n/a
93 65 0.00 n/a
94 59 0.00 n/a
93 63 0.28 n/a
75 57 0.06 n/a
84 55 0.00 n/a
77 48 0.00 n/a
73 52 0.00 n/a
90 56 0.00 n/a
84 50 0.00 n/a
81 45 0.00 n/a
81 49 0.00 n/a
84 51 0.00 n/a
92 48 0.00 n/a
96 64 0.00 n/a
96 64 0.00 n/a
93 58 0.00 n/a
97 64 0.12 n/a
89 63 0.04 n/a
85 58 0.00 n/a
87 56 0.00 n/a
87 54 0.00 n/a
81 51 0.00 n/a
84 47 0.00 n/a
83 60 0.00 n/a
83 52 0.00 n/a
86 54 0.02 n/a
84 51 0.00 n/a
82 53 0.00 n/a
79 58 0.00 n/a
August 1996 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
94 55 0.00 n/a
100 60 0.00 n/a
96 60 0.00 n/a
85 57 0.00 n/a
94 54 0.00 n/a
80 55 0.00 n/a
87 46 0.00 n/a
91 54 0.00 n/a
93 58 0.69 n/a
86 53 0.00 n/a
95 55 0.00 n/a
101 60 0.00 n/a
90 67 0.00 n/a
86 65 0.00 n/a
82 57 0.18 n/a
91 53 0.00 n/a
94 58 0.00 n/a
92 62 0.62 n/a
77 57 0.00 n/a
96 56 0.00 n/a
83 61 0.00 n/a
84 51 0.00 n/a
90 56 0.00 n/a
96 60 0.00 n/a
86 59 0.00 n/a
81 54 0.00 n/a
93 54 0.00 n/a
92 62 0.00 n/a
83 58 0.36 n/a
83 56 0.00 n/a
88 55 0.00 n/a
September 1996 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 58 0.00 0.0
76 54 0.22 0.0
85 51 0.00 0.0
96 59 0.00 0.0
97 64 0.02 0.0
66 51 0.22 0.0
74 44 0.00 0.0
86 50 0.00 0.0
88 53 0.00 0.0
83 57 0.00 0.0
73 50 0.00 0.0
77 42 0.00 0.0
81 49 0.00 0.0
70 56 0.00 0.0
70 50 0.00 0.0
78 48 0.00 0.0
66 52 0.32 0.0
59 45 0.37 0.0
54 47 0.00 0.0
59 44 0.01 0.0
66 37 0.00 0.0
66 43 0.00 0.0
62 42 0.01 0.0
64 37 0.00 0.0
48 31 0.38 0.0
50 32 0.00 0.0
59 39 0.00 0.0
77 47 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.00 0.0
79 47 0.00 0.0
October 1996 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
72 42 0.00 n/a
47 32 0.00 n/a
62 33 0.00 n/a
79 44 0.00 n/a
87 48 0.00 n/a
63 43 0.00 n/a
68 39 0.05 n/a
71 44 0.00 n/a
64 37 0.00 n/a
76 33 0.00 n/a
82 46 0.00 n/a
83 49 0.00 n/a
77 43 0.00 n/a
74 34 0.00 n/a
71 36 0.00 n/a
49 33 0.45 n/a
44 24 0.03 n/a
66 20 0.00 n/a
68 41 0.50 n/a
44 31 0.00 n/a
46 22 0.00 n/a
57 20 0.00 n/a
56 29 0.00 n/a
54 27 0.00 n/a
57 32 0.04 n/a
43 24 0.00 n/a
33 18 0.00 n/a
37 17 0.00 n/a
November 1996 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
43 24 0.00 n/a
58 25 0.00 n/a
61 29 0.00 n/a
55 30 0.00 n/a
39 32 0.02 n/a
46 24 0.00 n/a
47 24 0.00 n/a
39 20 0.00 n/a
42 26 0.00 n/a
27 19 0.00 n/a
21 18 0.01 n/a
25 17 0.00 n/a
28 22 0.00 n/a
32 27 0.00 n/a
32 20 0.00 n/a
20 14 0.00 n/a
19 6 0.00 n/a
18 4 0.00 n/a
21 16 0.00 n/a
27 11 0.00 n/a
18 7 0.00 n/a
13 6 0.03 n/a
12 0 0.00 n/a
19 -2 0.00 n/a
17 8 0.01 n/a
21 10 0.00 n/a
33 3 0.00 n/a
47 21 0.00 n/a
36 22 0.00 n/a
39 17 0.00 n/a
December 1996 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
37 15 0.00 n/a
35 16 0.04 n/a
37 11 0.00 n/a
35 11 0.00 n/a
43 13 0.00 n/a
45 19 0.00 n/a
43 19 0.00 n/a
39 16 0.00 n/a
62 31 0.00 n/a
36 29 0.00 n/a
43 27 0.05 n/a
45 22 0.00 n/a
42 26 0.00 n/a
35 14 0.92 n/a
31 6 0.00 n/a
35 11 0.13 n/a
11 4 0.11 n/a
5 -9 0.00 n/a
20 -9 0.00 n/a
42 13 0.00 n/a
29 -1 n/a n/a
-1 -6 n/a n/a
-4 -15 0.00 n/a
-5 -16 0.00 n/a
-4 -16 0.00 n/a
8 -23 0.00 n/a
23 -3 0.00 n/a
24 -3 0.00 n/a
4 -5 0.00 n/a
41 1 0.00 n/a
51 23 0.00 n/a
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location