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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 - Cloudy
73°F
High: 88°F   Low: 68°F  
Wind: 12 mph SSW
Humidity: 55%
Pressure: 29.72 in.
Sunrise: 5:59 AM
Sunset: 7:49 PM
Current conditions as of Wed, 20 Aug 2014 1:58 am MDT
Custer, SD - Partly Cloudy
65°F
High: 79°F   Low: 59°F  
Wind: 5 mph S
Humidity: 54%
Pressure: 29.9 in.
Sunrise: 6:03 AM
Sunset: 7:49 PM
Current conditions as of Wed, 20 Aug 2014 1:52 am MDT
Deadwood, SD - Partly Cloudy
72°F
High: 80°F   Low: 64°F  
Wind: 5 mph SSW
Humidity: 64%
Pressure: 29.75 in.
Sunrise: 6:01 AM
Sunset: 7:51 PM
Current conditions as of Wed, 20 Aug 2014 1:34 am MDT
Edgemont, SD - Fair
74°F
High: 88°F   Low: 65°F  
Wind: 7 mph SW
Humidity: 48%
Pressure: 29.75 in.
Sunrise: 6:01 AM
Sunset: 7:47 PM
Current conditions as of Wed, 20 Aug 2014 1:52 am MDT
Hill City, SD - Partly Cloudy
65°F
High: 79°F   Low: 59°F  
Wind: 5 mph S
Humidity: 54%
Pressure: 29.9 in.
Sunrise: 6:03 AM
Sunset: 7:49 PM
Current conditions as of Wed, 20 Aug 2014 1:52 am MDT
Hot Springs, SD - Fair
74°F
High: 89°F   Low: 66°F  
Wind: 7 mph SW
Humidity: 48%
Pressure: 29.75 in.
Sunrise: 6:01 AM
Sunset: 7:47 PM
Current conditions as of Wed, 20 Aug 2014 1:52 am MDT
Keystone, SD - Partly Cloudy
70°F
High: 79°F   Low: 59°F  
Wind: 7 mph SE
Humidity: 53%
Pressure: 29.81 in.
Sunrise: 6:05 AM
Sunset: 7:51 PM
Current conditions as of Wed, 20 Aug 2014 1:54 am MDT
Lead, SD - Partly Cloudy
65°F
High: 80°F   Low: 64°F  
Wind: 5 mph S
Humidity: 54%
Pressure: 29.9 in.
Sunrise: 6:03 AM
Sunset: 7:49 PM
Current conditions as of Wed, 20 Aug 2014 1:52 am MDT
Murdo, SD - Fair
71°F
High: 89°F   Low: 65°F  
Wind: 14 mph E
Humidity: 78%
Pressure: 29.71 in.
Sunrise: 5:55 AM
Sunset: 7:42 PM
Current conditions as of Wed, 20 Aug 2014 1:54 am CDT
Rapid City, SD - Cloudy
73°F
High: 87°F   Low: 67°F  
Wind: 12 mph SSW
Humidity: 55%
Pressure: 29.72 in.
Sunrise: 5:59 AM
Sunset: 7:49 PM
Current conditions as of Wed, 20 Aug 2014 1:58 am MDT
Spearfish, SD - Partly Cloudy
72°F
High: 84°F   Low: 67°F  
Wind: 5 mph SSW
Humidity: 64%
Pressure: 29.75 in.
Sunrise: 6:01 AM
Sunset: 7:51 PM
Current conditions as of Wed, 20 Aug 2014 1:34 am MDT
Sturgis, SD - Partly Cloudy
72°F
High: 84°F   Low: 67°F  
Wind: 5 mph SSW
Humidity: 64%
Pressure: 29.75 in.
Sunrise: 6:01 AM
Sunset: 7:51 PM
Current conditions as of Wed, 20 Aug 2014 1:34 am MDT
Wall, SD - Fair
70°F
High: 91°F   Low: 67°F  
Wind: 10 mph SSE
Humidity: 61%
Pressure: 29.74 in.
Sunrise: 5:59 AM
Sunset: 7:49 PM
Current conditions as of Wed, 20 Aug 2014 1:52 am MDT


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