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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
48°F
High: 69°F   Low: 44°F  
Wind: 6 mph W
Humidity: 53%
Pressure: 29.9 in.
Sunrise: 7:18 AM
Sunset: 5:54 PM
Current conditions as of Fri, 24 Oct 2014 2:58 am MDT
Custer, SD - Fair
52°F
High: 68°F   Low: 43°F  
Wind: 7 mph WSW
Humidity: 35%
Pressure: 30.01 in.
Sunrise: 7:18 AM
Sunset: 5:56 PM
Current conditions as of Fri, 24 Oct 2014 2:51 am MDT
Deadwood, SD - Fair
46°F
High: 67°F   Low: 41°F  
Wind: 7 mph W
Humidity: 50%
Pressure: 29.93 in.
Sunrise: 7:20 AM
Sunset: 5:56 PM
Current conditions as of Fri, 24 Oct 2014 3:34 am MDT
Edgemont, SD - Fair
43°F
High: 74°F   Low: 43°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 74%
Pressure: 29.94 in.
Sunrise: 7:16 AM
Sunset: 5:56 PM
Current conditions as of Fri, 24 Oct 2014 2:51 am MDT
Hill City, SD - Fair
52°F
High: 68°F   Low: 40°F  
Wind: 7 mph WSW
Humidity: 35%
Pressure: 30.01 in.
Sunrise: 7:18 AM
Sunset: 5:56 PM
Current conditions as of Fri, 24 Oct 2014 2:51 am MDT
Hot Springs, SD - Fair
43°F
High: 76°F   Low: 44°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 74%
Pressure: 29.94 in.
Sunrise: 7:16 AM
Sunset: 5:56 PM
Current conditions as of Fri, 24 Oct 2014 2:51 am MDT
Keystone, SD - Fair
43°F
High: 68°F   Low: 40°F  
Wind: 5 mph N
Humidity: 61%
Pressure: 29.98 in.
Sunrise: 7:20 AM
Sunset: 5:58 PM
Current conditions as of Fri, 24 Oct 2014 3:34 am MDT
Lead, SD - Fair
52°F
High: 67°F   Low: 41°F  
Wind: 7 mph WSW
Humidity: 35%
Pressure: 30.01 in.
Sunrise: 7:18 AM
Sunset: 5:56 PM
Current conditions as of Fri, 24 Oct 2014 2:51 am MDT
Murdo, SD - Fair
39°F
High: 75°F   Low: 45°F  
Wind: 3 mph WNW
Humidity: 76%
Pressure: 29.88 in.
Sunrise: 7:12 AM
Sunset: 5:47 PM
Current conditions as of Fri, 24 Oct 2014 2:53 am CDT
Rapid City, SD - Fair
48°F
High: 71°F   Low: 43°F  
Wind: 6 mph W
Humidity: 53%
Pressure: 29.9 in.
Sunrise: 7:18 AM
Sunset: 5:54 PM
Current conditions as of Fri, 24 Oct 2014 2:58 am MDT
Spearfish, SD - Fair
46°F
High: 67°F   Low: 43°F  
Wind: 7 mph W
Humidity: 50%
Pressure: 29.93 in.
Sunrise: 7:20 AM
Sunset: 5:56 PM
Current conditions as of Fri, 24 Oct 2014 3:34 am MDT
Sturgis, SD - Fair
46°F
High: 69°F   Low: 44°F  
Wind: 7 mph W
Humidity: 50%
Pressure: 29.93 in.
Sunrise: 7:20 AM
Sunset: 5:56 PM
Current conditions as of Fri, 24 Oct 2014 3:34 am MDT
Wall, SD - Fair
49°F
High: 73°F   Low: 44°F  
Wind: 7 mph W
Humidity: 50%
Pressure: 29.9 in.
Sunrise: 7:18 AM
Sunset: 5:54 PM
Current conditions as of Fri, 24 Oct 2014 2:51 am MDT


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