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Black Hills Weather

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
56°F
High: 63°F   Low: 39°F  
Wind: 6 mph E
Humidity: 34%
Pressure: 29.77 in.
Sunrise: 5:53 AM
Sunset: 7:47 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 7:57 pm MDT
Custer, SD - Cloudy
47°F
High: 56°F   Low: 34°F  
Wind: 8 mph E
Humidity: 41%
Pressure: 29.82 in.
Sunrise: 5:57 AM
Sunset: 7:47 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 7:51 pm MDT
Deadwood, SD - Cloudy
50°F
High: 59°F   Low: 35°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 43%
Pressure: 29.81 in.
Sunrise: 5:55 AM
Sunset: 7:49 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 8:34 pm MDT
Edgemont, SD - Cloudy
55°F
High: 64°F   Low: 39°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 43%
Pressure: 29.78 in.
Sunrise: 5:55 AM
Sunset: 7:42 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 7:51 pm MDT
Hill City, SD - Cloudy
47°F
High: 58°F   Low: 32°F  
Wind: 8 mph E
Humidity: 41%
Pressure: 29.82 in.
Sunrise: 5:57 AM
Sunset: 7:47 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 7:51 pm MDT
Hot Springs, SD - Cloudy
55°F
High: 66°F   Low: 39°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 43%
Pressure: 29.78 in.
Sunrise: 5:55 AM
Sunset: 7:42 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 7:51 pm MDT
Keystone, SD - Fair
48°F
High: 58°F   Low: 32°F  
Wind: 3 mph NE
Humidity: 34%
Pressure: 29.76 in.
Sunrise: 5:59 AM
Sunset: 7:51 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 8:34 pm MDT
Lead, SD - Cloudy
47°F
High: 59°F   Low: 35°F  
Wind: 8 mph E
Humidity: 41%
Pressure: 29.82 in.
Sunrise: 5:57 AM
Sunset: 7:47 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 7:51 pm MDT
Murdo, SD - Fair
52°F
High: 67°F   Low: 41°F  
Wind: 7 mph N
Humidity: 41%
Pressure: 29.77 in.
Sunrise: 5:46 AM
Sunset: 7:40 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 7:53 pm CDT
Rapid City, SD - Fair
56°F
High: 65°F   Low: 39°F  
Wind: 6 mph E
Humidity: 34%
Pressure: 29.77 in.
Sunrise: 5:53 AM
Sunset: 7:47 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 7:57 pm MDT
Spearfish, SD - Cloudy
50°F
High: 61°F   Low: 39°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 43%
Pressure: 29.81 in.
Sunrise: 5:55 AM
Sunset: 7:49 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 8:34 pm MDT
Sturgis, SD - Cloudy
50°F
High: 63°F   Low: 39°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 43%
Pressure: 29.81 in.
Sunrise: 5:55 AM
Sunset: 7:49 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 8:34 pm MDT
Wall, SD - Partly Cloudy
50°F
High: 65°F   Low: 40°F  
Wind: 8 mph ENE
Humidity: 50%
Pressure: 29.77 in.
Sunrise: 5:53 AM
Sunset: 7:47 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 7:51 pm MDT


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