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Rapid City Weather in 2016

Historical record of Rapid City, South Dakota weather for the year 2016 based on NOAA data.
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2016 Rapid City Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 103 °F June 11
Lowest temperature -23 °F December 17
Highest daily low 71 °F July 21
Lowest daily high -4 °F December 17
Most daily precipitation 1.2 inches June 13
Most daily snow 5.0 inches December 25
Total annual precipitation 13.3 inches -
Total annual snow 31.1 inches -
January 2016 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
January 1
38 7 0.00 0.0
January 2
43 17 0.00 0.0
January 3
32 10 0.00 0.0
January 4
38 10 0.00 0.0
January 5
39 17 0.00 0.0
January 6
27 8 0.00 0.0
January 7
20 11 0.00 0.0
January 8
21 11 0.00 0.0
January 9
11 -4 0.00 0.0
January 10
34 -4 0.00 0.0
January 11
38 27 0.00 0.0
January 12
43 15 0.00 0.0
January 13
40 20 0.00 0.0
January 14
43 28 0.03 0.0
January 15
32 18 0.01 0.0
January 16
26 -3 0.05 1.3
January 17
9 -10 0.00 0.0
January 18
18 -1 0.00 0.0
January 19
30 14 0.00 0.0
January 20
35 15 0.00 0.0
January 21
35 22 0.00 0.0
January 22
35 25 0.00 0.0
January 23
54 25 0.00 0.0
January 24
37 27 0.10 1.0
January 25
36 20 0.02 0.0
January 26
40 14 0.00 0.0
January 27
53 25 0.00 0.0
January 28
52 30 0.00 0.0
January 29
52 30 0.00 0.0
January 30
45 23 0.00 0.0
January 31
44 19 0.00 0.0
February 2016 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
February 1
35 17 0.01 0.1
February 2
28 21 0.19 2.6
February 3
33 13 0.02 0.7
February 4
35 8 0.00 0.0
February 5
42 20 0.00 0.0
February 6
56 22 0.00 0.0
February 7
40 29 0.00 0.0
February 8
43 27 0.00 0.0
February 9
53 20 0.00 0.0
February 10
63 27 0.00 0.0
February 11
59 25 0.00 0.0
February 12
31 22 0.00 0.0
February 13
52 25 0.22 0.0
February 14
44 26 0.01 0.0
February 15
46 26 0.06 0.0
February 16
53 23 0.00 0.0
February 17
60 29 0.00 0.0
February 18
71 42 0.00 0.0
February 19
62 32 0.00 0.0
February 20
55 25 0.00 0.0
February 21
47 22 0.00 0.0
February 22
51 20 0.00 0.0
February 23
47 20 0.00 0.0
February 24
41 18 0.00 0.0
February 25
44 14 0.00 0.0
February 26
62 25 0.00 0.0
February 27
72 29 0.01 0.0
February 28
57 30 0.00 0.0
February 29
43 19 0.12 1.3
March 2016 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
March 1
48 12 0.00 0.0
March 2
62 29 0.04 0.0
March 3
57 21 0.00 0.0
March 4
60 28 0.00 0.0
March 5
71 25 0.00 0.0
March 6
74 36 0.00 0.0
March 7
56 39 0.00 0.0
March 8
53 27 0.00 0.0
March 9
55 19 0.00 0.0
March 10
65 24 0.00 0.0
March 11
68 32 0.00 0.0
March 12
74 39 0.00 0.0
March 13
67 35 0.00 0.0
March 14
69 32 0.00 0.0
March 15
51 25 0.00 0.0
March 16
50 19 0.00 0.0
March 17
45 19 0.00 0.0
March 18
37 20 0.00 0.0
March 19
33 10 0.00 0.0
March 20
60 10 0.00 0.0
March 21
78 26 0.00 0.0
March 22
56 35 0.09 0.0
March 23
35 20 0.27 2.2
March 24
52 14 0.00 0.0
March 25
45 24 0.28 3.0
March 26
37 20 0.01 0.1
March 27
58 17 0.00 0.0
March 28
66 25 0.00 0.0
March 29
53 37 0.01 0.0
March 30
50 33 0.33 0.0
March 31
45 29 0.06 0.5
April 2016 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
April 1
52 25 0.00 0.0
April 2
67 31 0.00 0.0
April 3
70 39 0.00 0.0
April 4
69 34 0.00 0.0
April 5
62 38 0.00 0.0
April 6
64 38 0.00 0.0
April 7
59 31 0.00 0.0
April 8
57 27 0.00 0.0
April 9
82 33 0.00 0.0
April 10
58 27 0.01 0.0
April 11
53 20 0.00 0.0
April 12
76 28 0.00 0.0
April 13
80 41 0.00 0.0
April 14
76 46 0.15 0.0
April 15
60 44 0.08 0.0
April 16
44 35 0.09 0.0
April 17
38 32 0.32 2.0
April 18
37 34 0.12 0.0
April 19
57 34 0.00 0.0
April 20
62 35 0.00 0.0
April 21
67 40 0.00 0.0
April 22
80 35 0.00 0.0
April 23
80 50 0.00 0.0
April 24
60 42 0.00 0.0
April 25
53 39 0.00 0.0
April 26
39 32 0.65 1.2
April 27
37 32 0.41 1.0
April 28
42 32 0.01 0.0
April 29
45 35 0.00 0.0
April 30
51 37 0.01 0.0
May 2016 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
May 1
58 32 0.00 0.0
May 2
67 32 0.00 0.0
May 3
74 37 0.00 0.0
May 4
76 42 0.00 0.0
May 5
84 43 0.00 0.0
May 6
78 48 0.00 0.0
May 7
63 47 0.02 0.0
May 8
63 40 0.00 0.0
May 9
57 42 0.24 0.0
May 10
59 34 0.00 0.0
May 11
57 32 0.00 0.0
May 12
67 29 0.00 0.0
May 13
52 30 0.00 0.0
May 14
56 25 0.00 0.0
May 15
57 30 0.00 0.0
May 16
60 35 0.00 0.0
May 17
67 34 0.00 0.0
May 18
70 34 0.00 0.0
May 19
80 43 0.00 0.0
May 20
73 52 0.05 0.0
May 21
67 52 0.01 0.0
May 22
82 48 0.00 0.0
May 23
77 39 0.00 0.0
May 24
71 45 0.30 0.0
May 25
68 44 0.08 0.0
May 26
70 44 0.06 0.0
May 27
66 45 0.00 0.0
May 28
71 43 0.05 0.0
May 29
75 44 0.03 0.0
May 30
80 46 0.00 0.0
May 31
66 40 0.00 0.0
June 2016 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
June 1
73 38 0.00 0.0
June 2
88 45 0.00 0.0
June 3
79 51 0.00 0.0
June 4
80 47 0.00 0.0
June 5
87 47 0.00 0.0
June 6
79 50 0.00 0.0
June 7
92 47 0.00 0.0
June 8
86 52 0.00 0.0
June 9
98 56 0.00 0.0
June 10
92 62 0.00 0.0
June 11
103 61 0.00 0.0
June 12
82 62 0.00 0.0
June 13
83 55 1.18 0.0
June 14
81 59 0.00 0.0
June 15
84 54 0.00 0.0
June 16
98 61 0.00 0.0
June 17
83 61 0.00 0.0
June 18
91 60 0.00 0.0
June 19
89 60 0.00 0.0
June 20
82 55 0.00 0.0
June 21
98 57 0.00 0.0
June 22
84 55 0.00 0.0
June 23
88 50 0.00 0.0
June 24
99 65 0.01 0.0
June 25
86 52 0.00 0.0
June 26
88 50 0.00 0.0
June 27
85 55 0.03 0.0
June 28
85 54 0.00 0.0
June 29
88 51 0.00 0.0
June 30
81 55 0.00 0.0
July 2016 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
July 1
69 55 0.18 0.0
July 2
88 58 0.00 0.0
July 3
83 54 0.85 0.0
July 4
93 58 0.01 0.0
July 5
84 57 0.00 0.0
July 6
88 58 0.02 0.0
July 7
78 57 0.00 0.0
July 8
87 51 0.00 0.0
July 9
95 60 0.00 0.0
July 10
93 58 0.00 0.0
July 11
85 53 0.00 0.0
July 12
88 51 0.00 0.0
July 13
83 53 0.05 0.0
July 14
84 51 0.00 0.0
July 15
81 54 0.22 0.0
July 16
83 58 0.02 0.0
July 17
84 57 0.00 0.0
July 18
95 61 0.42 0.0
July 19
99 63 0.00 0.0
July 20
102 62 0.00 0.0
July 21
96 71 0.00 0.0
July 22
101 65 0.00 0.0
July 23
90 58 0.00 0.0
July 24
88 60 0.08 0.0
July 25
92 63 0.00 0.0
July 26
91 64 0.01 0.0
July 27
83 60 0.00 0.0
July 28
77 54 0.04 0.0
July 29
83 52 0.00 0.0
July 30
91 52 0.91 0.0
July 31
90 64 0.02 0.0
August 2016 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
August 1
87 64 0.00 0.0
August 2
90 63 0.00 0.0
August 3
96 63 0.00 0.0
August 4
82 53 0.00 0.0
August 5
86 51 0.00 0.0
August 6
78 55 0.00 0.0
August 7
85 61 0.12 0.0
August 8
91 61 0.61 0.0
August 9
90 58 0.01 0.0
August 10
91 64 0.00 0.0
August 11
80 56 0.08 0.0
August 12
83 56 0.06 0.0
August 13
82 55 0.00 0.0
August 14
92 52 0.20 0.0
August 15
85 54 0.00 0.0
August 16
85 58 0.00 0.0
August 17
92 60 0.01 0.0
August 18
76 60 0.00 0.0
August 19
63 44 0.22 0.0
August 20
73 42 0.00 0.0
August 21
87 44 0.00 0.0
August 22
101 53 0.00 0.0
August 23
82 53 0.00 0.0
August 24
77 52 0.00 0.0
August 25
70 48 0.00 0.0
August 26
69 51 0.96 0.0
August 27
85 51 0.01 0.0
August 28
91 49 0.00 0.0
August 29
84 60 0.00 0.0
August 30
85 59 0.00 0.0
August 31
83 55 0.00 0.0
September 2016 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
September 1
82 60 0.00 0.0
September 2
84 62 0.00 0.0
September 3
86 57 0.06 0.0
September 4
71 54 0.11 0.0
September 5
77 53 0.00 0.0
September 6
72 49 0.06 0.0
September 7
79 47 0.00 0.0
September 8
86 46 0.00 0.0
September 9
65 39 0.02 0.0
September 10
80 36 0.00 0.0
September 11
90 42 0.00 0.0
September 12
61 46 0.02 0.0
September 13
53 39 0.09 0.0
September 14
77 36 0.00 0.0
September 15
73 46 0.02 0.0
September 16
75 45 0.00 0.0
September 17
84 44 0.00 0.0
September 18
85 45 0.00 0.0
September 19
82 55 0.00 0.0
September 20
83 53 0.00 0.0
September 21
75 50 0.00 0.0
September 22
60 52 0.01 0.0
September 23
74 52 0.41 0.0
September 24
67 50 0.04 0.0
September 25
66 41 0.00 0.0
September 26
74 38 0.00 0.0
September 27
84 39 0.00 0.0
September 28
79 47 0.00 0.0
September 29
82 38 0.00 0.0
September 30
72 51 0.00 0.0
October 2016 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
October 1
82 45 0.00 0.0
October 2
79 50 0.00 0.0
October 3
66 47 0.16 0.0
October 4
62 36 0.00 0.0
October 5
62 30 0.00 0.0
October 6
49 29 0.00 0.0
October 7
59 23 0.00 0.0
October 8
67 32 0.00 0.0
October 9
84 36 0.00 0.0
October 10
73 39 0.00 0.0
October 11
42 30 0.00 0.0
October 12
52 23 0.00 0.0
October 13
65 25 0.00 0.0
October 14
83 38 0.00 0.0
October 15
73 45 0.00 0.0
October 16
84 46 0.00 0.0
October 17
64 41 0.05 0.0
October 18
63 32 0.00 0.0
October 19
60 31 0.21 0.0
October 20
60 27 0.00 0.0
October 21
71 32 0.00 0.0
October 22
79 32 0.00 0.0
October 23
62 35 0.00 0.0
October 24
65 29 0.00 0.0
October 25
67 44 0.00 0.0
October 26
71 40 0.00 0.0
October 27
84 41 0.00 0.0
October 28
78 52 0.00 0.0
October 29
52 41 0.04 0.0
October 30
67 42 0.00 0.0
October 31
76 42 0.00 0.0
November 2016 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
November 1
65 28 0.00 0.0
November 2
65 33 0.00 0.0
November 3
75 35 0.00 0.0
November 4
77 32 0.00 0.0
November 5
77 33 0.00 0.0
November 6
76 39 0.00 0.0
November 7
64 31 0.00 0.0
November 8
65 28 0.00 0.0
November 9
75 31 0.00 0.0
November 10
65 34 0.00 0.0
November 11
60 28 0.00 0.0
November 12
76 33 0.00 0.0
November 13
66 37 0.00 0.0
November 14
69 33 0.00 0.0
November 15
64 35 0.00 0.0
November 16
59 30 0.00 0.0
November 17
40 26 0.20 2.4
November 18
34 11 0.00 0.0
November 19
36 10 0.00 0.0
November 20
52 21 0.00 0.0
November 21
58 28 0.00 0.0
November 22
48 28 0.00 0.0
November 23
43 17 0.00 0.0
November 24
44 18 0.00 0.0
November 25
56 16 0.00 0.0
November 26
57 24 0.00 0.0
November 27
49 25 0.00 0.0
November 28
46 27 0.00 0.0
November 29
29 25 0.03 0.4
November 30
27 24 0.00 0.0
December 2016 Rapid City Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
December 1
38 20 0.00 0.0
December 2
41 17 0.00 0.0
December 3
44 15 0.00 0.0
December 4
49 20 0.00 0.0
December 5
37 13 0.00 0.0
December 6
20 2 0.00 0.0
December 7
15 -2 0.00 0.0
December 8
14 -6 0.00 0.0
December 9
3 -2 0.01 0.4
December 10
8 0 0.02 0.3
December 11
23 -2 0.00 0.0
December 12
20 1 0.00 0.0
December 13
23 -7 0.00 0.0
December 14
23 -1 0.00 0.0
December 15
21 9 0.07 1.7
December 16
10 -4 0.30 3.9
December 17
-4 -23 0.00 0.0
December 18
15 -20 0.00 0.0
December 19
41 2 0.00 0.0
December 20
40 16 0.00 0.0
December 21
43 13 0.00 0.0
December 22
36 4 0.00 0.0
December 23
44 11 0.00 0.0
December 24
24 11 0.00 0.0
December 25
21 9 0.35 5.0
December 26
27 8 0.02 0.0
December 27
39 7 0.00 0.0
December 28
37 22 0.00 0.0
December 29
34 14 0.00 0.0
December 30
44 11 0.00 0.0
December 31
32 7 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location