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Rapid City Weather in 1997

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 1997 based on NOAA data.
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1997 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 98 °F July 15
Lowest temperature -16 °F January 12
Highest daily low 69 °F July 16
Lowest daily high -7 °F January 11
Most daily precipitation 3.2 inches April 5
Most daily snow 2.1 inches October 24
Total annual precipitation 23.9 inches -
January 1997 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
52 32 0.00 n/a
48 36 0.00 n/a
43 32 0.17 n/a
33 21 0.37 n/a
26 11 0.00 n/a
26 9 0.00 n/a
37 21 0.00 n/a
36 19 0.00 n/a
28 -4 0.02 n/a
1 -11 0.00 n/a
-7 -16 0.00 n/a
-1 -16 0.00 n/a
13 -13 0.00 n/a
15 0 0.00 n/a
29 0 0.06 n/a
10 -12 0.00 n/a
20 -4 0.00 n/a
47 17 0.00 n/a
50 28 0.00 n/a
50 29 0.00 n/a
47 26 0.00 n/a
26 12 0.00 n/a
35 12 0.00 n/a
20 -7 0.00 n/a
-4 -9 0.02 n/a
4 -9 0.01 n/a
4 -11 0.00 n/a
33 1 0.00 n/a
31 15 0.00 n/a
48 25 0.00 n/a
53 35 0.00 n/a
February 1997 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
42 30 0.02 n/a
47 29 0.02 n/a
36 26 0.16 n/a
30 10 0.00 n/a
27 7 0.00 n/a
31 10 0.00 n/a
22 14 0.00 n/a
28 4 0.00 n/a
35 12 0.00 n/a
27 16 0.00 n/a
29 16 0.00 n/a
33 17 0.00 n/a
42 19 0.00 n/a
37 23 0.00 n/a
40 28 0.07 n/a
55 27 0.00 n/a
59 32 0.00 n/a
48 27 0.00 n/a
54 25 0.00 n/a
44 28 0.00 n/a
41 27 0.01 n/a
38 12 0.00 n/a
27 6 0.00 n/a
37 15 0.00 n/a
53 19 0.00 n/a
33 22 0.00 n/a
47 20 0.00 n/a
31 18 0.00 n/a
March 1997 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
42 10 0.00 n/a
53 21 0.00 n/a
30 15 0.06 n/a
23 8 0.00 n/a
37 8 0.00 n/a
34 14 0.00 n/a
56 22 0.00 n/a
53 26 0.00 n/a
54 20 0.00 n/a
53 32 0.00 n/a
60 26 0.00 n/a
27 24 0.00 n/a
24 6 0.00 n/a
15 2 0.00 n/a
39 3 0.00 n/a
70 26 0.00 n/a
44 20 0.03 n/a
55 20 0.00 n/a
75 32 0.00 n/a
81 38 0.00 n/a
56 25 0.00 n/a
58 25 0.00 n/a
63 25 0.00 n/a
44 24 0.02 n/a
61 21 0.00 n/a
77 31 0.00 n/a
76 35 0.01 n/a
51 32 0.05 n/a
48 26 0.03 n/a
65 23 0.00 n/a
79 29 0.00 n/a
April 1997 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
53 36 0.00 n/a
50 30 0.00 n/a
74 25 0.00 n/a
57 31 0.58 n/a
31 21 3.19 n/a
29 15 0.27 n/a
23 12 0.00 n/a
24 7 0.00 n/a
25 14 0.03 n/a
19 12 0.01 n/a
25 11 0.00 n/a
33 12 0.00 n/a
44 6 0.00 n/a
60 22 0.00 n/a
48 30 0.00 n/a
58 25 0.00 n/a
75 34 0.00 n/a
69 41 0.00 n/a
69 41 0.02 n/a
68 46 0.29 n/a
58 41 0.05 n/a
49 35 0.00 n/a
55 28 0.00 n/a
56 29 0.00 n/a
60 30 0.00 n/a
57 34 0.02 n/a
69 31 0.00 n/a
63 38 0.06 n/a
47 39 0.20 n/a
59 37 0.08 n/a
May 1997 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
47 34 1.30 0.0
46 31 0.65 0.0
60 28 0.00 0.0
77 34 0.00 0.0
67 39 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.00 0.0
66 43 0.00 0.0
60 35 0.00 0.0
74 31 0.00 0.0
81 46 0.00 0.0
60 35 0.00 0.0
60 36 0.00 0.0
69 40 0.00 0.0
66 37 0.00 0.0
73 35 0.00 0.0
85 46 0.00 0.0
83 50 0.14 0.0
59 38 0.02 0.0
61 34 0.00 0.0
70 32 0.00 0.0
77 47 0.02 0.0
61 55 0.52 0.0
66 51 0.00 0.0
66 51 0.11 0.0
55 49 1.85 0.0
49 41 0.66 0.0
45 39 0.08 0.0
50 40 0.00 0.0
59 43 0.00 0.0
71 41 0.00 0.0
82 49 0.00 0.0
June 1997 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 59 0.18 0.0
75 56 1.25 0.0
74 55 0.31 0.0
76 50 0.00 0.0
77 52 0.00 0.0
76 55 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
77 54 0.00 0.0
75 50 0.00 0.0
70 56 0.63 0.0
69 51 0.00 0.0
67 51 0.08 0.0
82 54 0.08 0.0
75 52 0.01 0.0
80 52 0.07 0.0
79 56 0.00 0.0
80 53 0.05 0.0
79 51 0.00 0.0
71 53 0.31 0.0
81 54 0.01 0.0
92 57 0.00 0.0
82 65 0.00 0.0
72 48 0.01 0.0
72 49 0.00 0.0
83 50 0.00 0.0
92 58 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.42 0.0
83 58 0.02 0.0
80 61 0.00 0.0
July 1997 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
82 55 0.00 0.0
67 50 0.01 0.0
69 44 0.00 0.0
77 44 0.00 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
83 51 0.14 0.0
83 57 0.04 0.0
87 55 0.00 0.0
94 58 0.00 0.0
98 64 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.05 0.0
84 60 0.01 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
89 55 0.00 0.0
98 54 0.00 0.0
96 69 0.00 0.0
93 65 0.00 0.0
92 60 1.21 0.0
83 61 0.28 0.0
76 62 0.00 0.0
79 58 0.94 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.02 0.0
88 64 0.21 0.0
92 61 0.01 0.0
84 61 0.00 0.0
80 62 0.00 0.0
75 61 0.00 0.0
64 55 0.34 0.0
80 56 0.06 0.0
86 64 0.35 0.0
August 1997 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 59 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.49 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
76 60 0.63 0.0
78 55 0.00 0.0
81 51 0.00 0.0
87 59 0.00 0.0
72 57 0.00 0.0
59 52 0.20 0.0
66 54 0.04 0.0
77 54 0.00 0.0
76 52 2.03 0.0
78 52 0.01 0.0
74 56 0.00 0.0
63 55 0.00 0.0
67 53 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.11 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
89 55 0.00 0.0
92 58 0.00 0.0
94 58 0.26 0.0
83 62 0.00 0.0
90 61 0.15 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
80 64 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.01 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
94 60 0.00 0.0
September 1997 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
76 53 0.04 0.0
73 52 0.00 0.0
85 51 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.09 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
85 55 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
75 45 0.00 0.0
77 47 0.00 0.0
83 46 0.00 0.0
85 55 0.00 0.0
83 53 0.00 0.0
86 48 0.00 0.0
91 55 0.00 0.0
92 54 0.01 0.0
77 46 0.00 0.0
84 38 0.00 0.0
75 53 0.00 0.0
57 36 0.10 0.0
58 34 0.00 0.0
58 49 0.00 0.0
52 49 0.48 0.0
65 42 0.00 0.0
77 38 0.00 0.0
84 49 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
65 43 0.06 0.0
72 43 0.00 0.0
75 41 0.00 0.0
81 41 0.00 0.0
October 1997 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
89 45 0.00 0.0
91 49 0.00 0.0
72 44 0.00 0.0
85 41 0.00 0.0
74 41 0.00 0.0
67 41 0.00 0.0
85 43 0.00 0.0
58 37 0.34 0.0
69 30 0.00 0.0
79 41 0.00 0.0
80 45 0.04 0.0
45 34 0.01 0.0
48 24 0.01 1.0
69 29 0.00 0.0
63 39 0.00 0.0
71 37 0.00 0.0
83 37 0.00 0.0
74 45 0.00 0.0
54 33 0.00 0.0
46 26 0.00 0.0
49 25 0.00 0.0
60 27 0.00 0.0
55 35 0.00 0.0
39 18 0.07 2.1
23 9 0.00 0.0
38 2 0.00 0.0
64 23 0.00 0.0
56 32 0.00 0.0
65 28 0.00 0.0
60 41 0.00 0.0
59 41 0.00 0.0
November 1997 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
54 43 0.00 0.0
46 34 0.00 0.0
50 25 0.00 0.0
54 40 0.05 0.0
43 25 0.01 0.0
59 25 0.00 0.0
69 27 0.00 0.0
46 31 0.00 0.4
32 9 0.00 0.0
34 7 0.00 0.0
29 10 0.00 0.0
42 7 0.00 0.0
35 17 0.00 0.3
18 9 0.07 0.1
23 -4 0.00 0.0
42 0 0.00 0.0
50 19 0.00 0.0
50 23 0.00 0.0
48 23 0.00 0.0
47 22 0.00 0.0
50 29 0.00 0.0
36 16 0.03 0.2
44 14 0.00 0.0
62 23 0.00 0.0
53 23 0.03 0.0
49 21 0.00 0.0
54 25 0.00 0.0
57 23 0.00 0.0
53 23 0.00 0.0
51 20 0.00 0.0
December 1997 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
48 26 0.00 n/a
38 23 0.00 n/a
40 13 0.00 n/a
30 10 0.00 n/a
29 5 0.00 n/a
29 4 0.00 n/a
25 17 0.00 n/a
25 17 0.00 n/a
28 24 0.00 n/a
31 20 0.00 n/a
41 16 0.00 n/a
51 16 0.00 n/a
61 26 0.00 n/a
68 20 0.00 n/a
56 25 0.00 n/a
52 16 0.00 n/a
63 30 0.00 n/a
48 29 0.00 n/a
33 13 0.00 n/a
39 6 0.00 n/a
37 14 0.00 n/a
39 15 0.00 n/a
44 13 0.00 n/a
35 22 0.00 n/a
41 17 0.00 n/a
44 18 0.00 n/a
42 21 0.01 n/a
42 28 0.00 n/a
46 33 0.07 n/a
39 19 0.00 n/a
57 22 0.00 n/a
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location