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Black Hills Weather

One of the most commonly asked questions from travelers is “What’s the weather like in South Dakota?”  As the locals would say, “If you don’t like the weather, wait 5 minutes!”  Enjoy your travels to our ever so beautiful state!

Rapid City, South Dakota Historical Data:

  • On average, the warmest month is July.
  • The highest recorded temperature was 107°F in 1981.
  • On average, the coolest month is January.
  • The lowest recorded temperature was -29°F in 1989.
  • The most precipitation on average occurs in May

Monthly High and Low averages for Rapid City, South Dakota- 57701 (Information provided by weather.com)

  • January: Average High- 34 degrees; Average Low- 10 degrees
  • February: Average High- 38 degrees; Average Low- 14 degrees
  • March: Average High- 45 degrees; Average Low- 21 degrees
  • April: Average High- 55 degrees; Average Low- 31 degrees
  • May: Average High- 65 degrees; Average Low- 42 degrees
  • June: Average High- 75 degrees; Average Low- 52 degrees
  • July: Average High- 83 degrees; Average Low- 58 degrees
  • August: Average High- 82 degrees; Average Low- 55 degrees
  • September: Average High- 73 degrees; Average Low- 45 degrees
  • October: Average High- 61 degrees; Average Low- 34 degrees
  • November: Average High- 44 degrees; Average Low- 21 degrees
  • December: Average High- 37 degrees; Average Low- 13 degrees
Belle Fourche, SD - Fair/Windy
35°F
High: 38°F   Low: 23°F  
Wind: 29 mph NW
Humidity: 40%
Pressure: 30.06 in.
Sunrise: 7:03 AM
Sunset: 5:09 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 07 Feb 2016 4:57 am MST
Custer, SD - Cloudy
26°F
High: 30°F   Low: 17°F  
Wind: 20 mph WNW
Humidity: 39%
Pressure: 30.04 in.
Sunrise: 7:03 AM
Sunset: 5:13 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 07 Feb 2016 4:53 am MST
Deadwood, SD - Unknown Precipitation
32°F
High: 32°F   Low: 19°F  
Wind: 24 mph WNW
Humidity: 41%
Pressure: 30.1 in.
Sunrise: 7:05 AM
Sunset: 5:11 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 07 Feb 2016 4:55 am MST
Edgemont, SD - Cloudy
35°F
High: 36°F   Low: 22°F  
Wind: 15 mph WNW
Humidity: 57%
Pressure: 30.15 in.
Sunrise: 6:58 AM
Sunset: 5:13 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 07 Feb 2016 4:53 am MST
Hill City, SD - Cloudy
26°F
High: 30°F   Low: 18°F  
Wind: 20 mph WNW
Humidity: 39%
Pressure: 30.04 in.
Sunrise: 7:03 AM
Sunset: 5:13 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 07 Feb 2016 4:53 am MST
Hot Springs, SD - Cloudy
35°F
High: 38°F   Low: 22°F  
Wind: 15 mph WNW
Humidity: 57%
Pressure: 30.15 in.
Sunrise: 6:58 AM
Sunset: 5:13 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 07 Feb 2016 4:53 am MST
Keystone, SD - Fair/Windy
32°F
High: 30°F   Low: 18°F  
Wind: 26 mph NNW
Humidity: 41%
Pressure: 30.15 in.
Sunrise: 7:07 AM
Sunset: 5:15 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 07 Feb 2016 5:14 am MST
Lead, SD - Cloudy
26°F
High: 32°F   Low: 19°F  
Wind: 20 mph WNW
Humidity: 39%
Pressure: 30.04 in.
Sunrise: 7:03 AM
Sunset: 5:13 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 07 Feb 2016 4:53 am MST
Murdo, SD - Fair
36°F
High: 37°F   Low: 23°F  
Wind: 24 mph WNW
Humidity: 57%
Pressure: 30.02 in.
Sunrise: 6:56 AM
Sunset: 5:04 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 07 Feb 2016 4:55 am CST
Rapid City, SD - Fair/Windy
35°F
High: 37°F   Low: 22°F  
Wind: 29 mph NW
Humidity: 40%
Pressure: 30.06 in.
Sunrise: 7:03 AM
Sunset: 5:09 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 07 Feb 2016 4:57 am MST
Spearfish, SD - Unknown Precipitation
32°F
High: 34°F   Low: 21°F  
Wind: 29 mph WNW
Humidity: 41%
Pressure: 30.11 in.
Sunrise: 7:05 AM
Sunset: 5:11 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 07 Feb 2016 5:14 am MST
Sturgis, SD - Unknown Precipitation
32°F
High: 36°F   Low: 23°F  
Wind: 29 mph WNW
Humidity: 41%
Pressure: 30.11 in.
Sunrise: 7:05 AM
Sunset: 5:11 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 07 Feb 2016 5:14 am MST
Wall, SD - Partly Cloudy
36°F
High: 40°F   Low: 25°F  
Wind: 24 mph NW
Humidity: 37%
Pressure: 30.07 in.
Sunrise: 7:01 AM
Sunset: 5:09 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 07 Feb 2016 4:50 am MST


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