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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
58°F
High: 63°F   Low: 39°F  
Wind: 7 mph ENE
Humidity: 32%
Pressure: 29.77 in.
Sunrise: 5:53 AM
Sunset: 7:47 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 6:58 pm MDT
Custer, SD - Cloudy
54°F
High: 56°F   Low: 34°F  
Wind: 3 mph NNE
Humidity: 22%
Pressure: 29.81 in.
Sunrise: 5:57 AM
Sunset: 7:47 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 6:51 pm MDT
Deadwood, SD - Fair
54°F
High: 59°F   Low: 35°F  
Wind: 8 mph N
Humidity: 35%
Pressure: 29.79 in.
Sunrise: 5:55 AM
Sunset: 7:49 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 7:15 pm MDT
Edgemont, SD - Fair
63°F
High: 64°F   Low: 39°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 25%
Pressure: 29.76 in.
Sunrise: 5:55 AM
Sunset: 7:42 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 6:51 pm MDT
Hill City, SD - Cloudy
54°F
High: 58°F   Low: 32°F  
Wind: 3 mph NNE
Humidity: 22%
Pressure: 29.81 in.
Sunrise: 5:57 AM
Sunset: 7:47 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 6:51 pm MDT
Hot Springs, SD - Fair
63°F
High: 66°F   Low: 39°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 25%
Pressure: 29.76 in.
Sunrise: 5:55 AM
Sunset: 7:42 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 6:51 pm MDT
Keystone, SD - Fair
59°F
High: 58°F   Low: 32°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 20%
Pressure: 29.75 in.
Sunrise: 5:59 AM
Sunset: 7:51 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 7:15 pm MDT
Lead, SD - Cloudy
54°F
High: 59°F   Low: 35°F  
Wind: 3 mph NNE
Humidity: 22%
Pressure: 29.81 in.
Sunrise: 5:57 AM
Sunset: 7:47 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 6:51 pm MDT
Murdo, SD - Fair
57°F
High: 67°F   Low: 41°F  
Wind: 9 mph NNW
Humidity: 34%
Pressure: 29.76 in.
Sunrise: 5:46 AM
Sunset: 7:40 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 6:53 pm CDT
Rapid City, SD - Fair
58°F
High: 65°F   Low: 39°F  
Wind: 7 mph ENE
Humidity: 32%
Pressure: 29.77 in.
Sunrise: 5:53 AM
Sunset: 7:47 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 6:58 pm MDT
Spearfish, SD - Fair
55°F
High: 61°F   Low: 39°F  
Wind: 3 mph N
Humidity: 33%
Pressure: 29.78 in.
Sunrise: 5:55 AM
Sunset: 7:49 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 6:53 pm MDT
Sturgis, SD - Fair
54°F
High: 63°F   Low: 39°F  
Wind: 8 mph N
Humidity: 35%
Pressure: 29.79 in.
Sunrise: 5:55 AM
Sunset: 7:49 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 7:15 pm MDT
Wall, SD - Mostly Cloudy
55°F
High: 65°F   Low: 40°F  
Wind: 6 mph NE
Humidity: 40%
Pressure: 29.78 in.
Sunrise: 5:53 AM
Sunset: 7:47 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 6:51 pm MDT


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