Rapid City Weather in 2002

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 2002 based on NOAA data.
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2002 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 109 °F June 29
Lowest temperature -14 °F March 9
Highest daily low 74 °F July 17
Lowest daily high 8 °F March 1
Most daily precipitation 1.0 inches April 27
Total annual precipitation 10.3 inches -
January 2002 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
17 -3 0.00
37 -4 0.00
56 10 0.00
47 35 0.00
45 21 0.00
40 20 0.00
64 21 0.00
72 30 0.00
52 32 0.00
50 16 0.00
51 18 0.00
51 12 0.03
43 26 0.01
31 15 0.00
20 3 0.01
31 0 0.00
29 0 0.00
26 4 0.00
43 2 0.00
44 14 0.00
54 21 0.00
48 23 0.00
40 9 0.00
49 11 0.00
60 28 0.00
65 29 0.00
42 14 0.00
14 3 0.00
20 -3 0.00
33 0 0.00
34 1 0.00
February 2002 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
48 11 0.00
45 17 0.00
42 15 0.00
45 9 0.00
55 9 0.00
55 18 0.00
61 25 0.00
60 19 0.00
28 10 0.14
45 6 n/a
54 29 0.00
40 15 0.00
59 12 0.00
49 20 0.00
54 15 0.00
59 25 0.00
63 22 0.00
48 27 0.00
44 22 0.06
50 16 0.00
49 26 0.00
69 24 0.00
50 24 0.00
25 12 0.00
11 1 0.00
21 -1 0.00
31 1 0.00
29 -2 0.00
March 2002 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
8 -4 0.00
11 -4 0.00
35 -3 0.00
46 27 0.00
55 24 0.00
25 12 0.00
21 13 0.00
14 -1 0.03
31 -14 0.00
31 5 0.00
57 17 0.00
67 37 0.00
37 26 0.23
26 11 0.11
30 4 0.00
33 8 0.00
30 24 0.00
26 17 0.10
28 16 0.00
24 6 0.05
11 -4 0.00
24 -4 0.00
27 15 0.00
23 14 0.15
20 11 0.00
33 3 0.00
47 20 0.01
44 22 0.00
45 28 0.00
46 30 0.01
52 26 0.00
April 2002 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
56 21 0.00
23 13 0.00
31 8 0.00
49 13 0.00
57 23 0.00
81 33 0.00
58 38 0.23
45 32 0.00
73 31 0.00
58 41 0.08
59 38 0.16
71 35 0.00
77 44 0.00
83 42 0.00
67 46 0.00
59 28 0.00
73 28 0.03
59 28 0.00
42 29 0.00
40 29 0.14
45 28 0.03
66 28 0.00
79 32 0.00
52 30 0.00
52 22 0.00
62 22 0.24
45 36 1.00
62 35 0.11
66 37 0.00
52 41 0.22
May 2002 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
43 28 0.23
63 30 0.00
75 33 0.00
63 28 0.00
66 41 0.04
53 34 0.00
38 32 0.02
53 33 0.00
55 25 0.00
60 39 0.05
45 35 0.98
65 33 0.00
69 38 0.00
82 41 0.00
67 52 0.00
53 43 0.01
55 39 0.00
62 39 0.00
65 38 0.00
67 41 0.00
80 50 0.03
65 39 0.00
48 24 0.00
59 23 0.01
73 36 0.00
75 46 0.13
76 47 0.11
82 49 0.00
82 55 0.00
89 56 0.00
83 51 0.00
June 2002 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
82 55 0.18
71 48 0.11
67 50 0.03
71 44 0.00
82 40 0.00
87 48 0.00
77 52 0.00
86 54 0.05
80 58 0.00
81 52 0.00
74 44 0.00
73 46 0.00
74 46 0.00
80 43 0.00
81 50 0.00
89 48 0.00
90 58 0.00
86 60 0.00
79 48 0.00
82 43 0.00
93 61 0.00
97 63 0.05
95 56 0.00
95 61 0.00
96 64 0.00
94 59 0.00
101 58 0.00
108 62 0.00
109 68 0.00
94 68 0.00
July 2002 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
91 64 0.00
91 63 0.00
96 58 0.00
100 68 0.03
99 67 0.00
91 64 0.00
95 61 0.00
94 67 0.44
88 58 0.00
81 58 0.00
79 54 0.00
95 54 0.00
99 57 0.00
102 61 0.00
106 66 0.00
104 67 0.00
102 74 0.00
89 70 0.00
98 69 0.00
97 66 0.40
97 62 0.18
84 58 0.00
94 58 0.07
96 63 0.00
91 64 0.01
91 60 0.00
92 58 0.00
85 58 0.00
97 54 0.00
99 66 0.00
100 65 0.00
August 2002 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
79 56 0.00
92 51 0.00
94 68 0.00
75 66 0.00
79 64 0.25
100 63 0.01
100 67 0.02
92 57 0.23
83 50 0.00
91 48 0.00
96 56 0.00
73 50 0.01
82 48 0.00
97 52 0.00
80 55 0.00
101 49 0.00
73 39 0.00
79 43 0.00
89 44 0.00
88 64 0.00
80 58 0.06
86 61 0.00
86 60 0.12
83 56 0.00
91 50 0.00
84 43 0.02
87 55 0.00
83 61 0.00
91 60 0.04
92 58 0.00
99 53 0.00
September 2002 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
94 58 0.00
80 52 0.00
95 52 0.00
94 62 0.00
100 57 0.00
98 62 0.00
98 61 0.33
82 61 0.00
65 49 0.85
77 45 0.00
82 48 0.00
61 55 0.45
67 53 0.19
71 49 0.00
87 48 0.00
94 51 0.00
88 55 0.01
65 51 0.57
70 42 0.00
71 42 0.00
57 36 0.01
70 31 0.00
57 39 0.00
75 39 0.00
47 36 0.04
62 38 0.00
62 36 0.00
50 39 0.00
79 42 0.00
76 51 0.00
October 2002 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
54 41 0.19
43 36 0.00
58 33 0.00
56 38 0.01
58 34 0.03
53 35 0.00
74 38 0.00
52 41 0.18
67 37 0.00
78 35 0.00
59 34 0.06
50 25 0.00
66 23 0.00
58 31 0.00
56 33 0.00
49 27 0.03
65 26 0.00
61 27 0.00
60 24 0.00
63 28 0.00
48 25 0.02
28 20 0.08
25 20 0.05
33 23 0.00
43 25 0.00
41 20 0.00
42 30 0.00
44 25 0.00
33 16 0.00
17 10 0.00
20 3 0.00
November 2002 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
29 4 0.00
33 14 0.00
47 21 0.00
47 20 0.00
52 29 0.00
62 29 0.00
67 30 0.00
65 36 0.00
59 34 0.00
42 20 0.00
48 26 0.00
57 26 0.00
60 33 0.00
53 25 0.00
50 29 0.00
56 24 0.00
62 30 0.00
54 24 0.00
60 29 0.00
64 43 0.00
57 35 0.00
72 27 0.00
41 26 0.04
26 10 0.00
35 -2 0.00
23 10 0.00
41 16 0.00
68 27 0.00
51 30 0.00
44 16 0.00
December 2002 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
63 23 0.00
46 24 0.01
28 15 0.01
16 1 0.01
36 2 0.00
48 18 0.00
43 22 0.00
40 15 0.00
50 21 0.00
60 21 0.00
52 30 0.00
46 20 0.00
58 20 0.00
53 27 0.00
62 30 0.00
53 28 0.00
46 26 0.00
45 25 0.00
42 30 0.00
40 19 0.00
32 11 0.00
32 4 0.00
32 4 0.00
35 6 0.00
38 9 0.00
39 8 0.00
54 20 0.00
60 34 0.00
61 27 0.00
42 14 0.00
45 13 0.00
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location