Rapid City

The tables below display average monthly climate and weather indicators in Rapid City South Dakota.

Temperature by: Fahrenheit / Centigrade

Rapid City Temperature Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg. Temperature-5.4-2.91.27.312.918.222.321.415.69.31.6-4.38.1
Avg. Max Temperature1.03.47.714.420.125.430.129.523.616.98.22.015.2
Avg. Min Temperature-11.8-9.3-5.40.15.710.914.613.47.51.6-5.1-10.70.9
Days with Max Temp of 32 C or Higher0.00.00.0< 0.50.03.011.012.04.0< 0.50.00.030.0
Days with Min Temp Below Freezing30.027.027.015.03.0< 0.50.00.02.010.025.030.0169
 
Rapid City Heating and Cooling Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Heating Degree Days1324107295859731110318.031.021150590612657301
Cooling Degree Days0.00.00.00.07.097.024120561.00.00.00.0611
 
Rapid City Precipitation Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Precipitation (inches)0.40.51.01.92.73.12.01.71.21.10.60.516.6
Days with Precipitation 0.01 inch or More7.07.09.010.012.012.09.08.06.05.06.06.097.0
Monthly Snowfall (inches)5.36.58.86.30.80.1< 0.05< 0.050.11.75.34.939.8
 
Other Rapid City Weather Indicators Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Average Wind Speed10.711.112.613.112.210.910.110.211.011.210.810.511.2
Clear Days8.06.06.06.07.09.013.014.013.012.08.08.0111
Partly Cloudy Days8.08.09.010.011.011.013.012.09.08.08.08.0115
Cloudy Days15.014.015.015.013.010.05.05.08.011.014.014.0139
Percent of Possible Sunshine57.060.063.062.060.065.073.074.070.066.055.055.063.0
Avg. Relative Humidity58.068.067.563.060.563.061.556.552.553.058.064.568.5

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