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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 - Heavy Rain
52°F
High: 57°F   Low: 48°F  
Wind: 17 mph N
Humidity: 100%
Pressure: 29.53 in.
Sunrise: 6:48 AM
Sunset: 6:34 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 30 Sep 2014 5:12 am MDT
Custer, SD - Light Rain
50°F
High: 52°F   Low: 42°F  
Wind: 8 mph NNE
Humidity: 93%
Pressure: 29.55 in.
Sunrise: 6:48 AM
Sunset: 6:36 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 30 Sep 2014 4:53 am MDT
Deadwood, SD - Drizzle
50°F
High: 53°F   Low: 44°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 94%
Pressure: 29.66 in.
Sunrise: 6:52 AM
Sunset: 6:41 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 30 Sep 2014 5:14 am MDT
Edgemont, SD - Light Rain/Windy
51°F
High: 62°F   Low: 47°F  
Wind: 39 mph W
Humidity: 92%
Pressure: 29.44 in.
Sunrise: 6:48 AM
Sunset: 6:34 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 30 Sep 2014 5:16 am MDT
Hill City, SD - Light Rain
50°F
High: 54°F   Low: 42°F  
Wind: 8 mph NNE
Humidity: 93%
Pressure: 29.55 in.
Sunrise: 6:48 AM
Sunset: 6:36 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 30 Sep 2014 4:53 am MDT
Hot Springs, SD - Light Rain/Windy
51°F
High: 63°F   Low: 48°F  
Wind: 39 mph W
Humidity: 92%
Pressure: 29.44 in.
Sunrise: 6:48 AM
Sunset: 6:34 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 30 Sep 2014 5:16 am MDT
Keystone, SD - Light Drizzle
48°F
High: 54°F   Low: 42°F  
Wind: 20 mph N
Humidity: 87%
Pressure: 29.59 in.
Sunrise: 6:52 AM
Sunset: 6:38 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 30 Sep 2014 5:14 am MDT
Lead, SD - Light Rain
50°F
High: 53°F   Low: 44°F  
Wind: 8 mph NNE
Humidity: 93%
Pressure: 29.55 in.
Sunrise: 6:48 AM
Sunset: 6:36 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 30 Sep 2014 4:53 am MDT
Murdo, SD - Mostly Cloudy
60°F
High: 66°F   Low: 51°F  
Wind: 18 mph E
Humidity: 90%
Pressure: 29.54 in.
Sunrise: 6:42 AM
Sunset: 6:28 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 30 Sep 2014 4:55 am CDT
Rapid City, SD - Heavy Rain
52°F
High: 63°F   Low: 49°F  
Wind: 17 mph N
Humidity: 100%
Pressure: 29.53 in.
Sunrise: 6:48 AM
Sunset: 6:34 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 30 Sep 2014 5:12 am MDT
Spearfish, SD - Drizzle
50°F
High: 55°F   Low: 46°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 94%
Pressure: 29.66 in.
Sunrise: 6:52 AM
Sunset: 6:41 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 30 Sep 2014 5:14 am MDT
Sturgis, SD - Heavy Rain
52°F
High: 56°F   Low: 48°F  
Wind: 17 mph N
Humidity: 100%
Pressure: 29.53 in.
Sunrise: 6:48 AM
Sunset: 6:34 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 30 Sep 2014 5:12 am MDT
Wall, SD - Light Rain
53°F
High: 62°F   Low: 50°F  
Wind: 21 mph N
Humidity: 96%
Pressure: 29.53 in.
Sunrise: 6:48 AM
Sunset: 6:34 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 30 Sep 2014 4:51 am MDT


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