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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
22°F
High: 31°F   Low: 25°F  
Wind: 7 mph ESE
Humidity: 93%
Pressure: 30.23 in.
Sunrise: 7:01 AM
Sunset: 4:15 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:58 am MST
Custer, SD - Partly Cloudy
21°F
High: 27°F   Low: 22°F  
Wind: 6 mph WSW
Humidity: 85%
Pressure: 30.12 in.
Sunrise: 7:03 AM
Sunset: 4:20 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:52 am MST
Deadwood, SD - Cloudy
23°F
High: 28°F   Low: 25°F  
Wind: 3 mph ENE
Humidity: 91%
Pressure: 30.17 in.
Sunrise: 7:05 AM
Sunset: 4:17 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 27 Nov 2014 1:34 am MST
Edgemont, SD - Partly Cloudy
28°F
High: 30°F   Low: 25°F  
Wind: 6 mph SE
Humidity: 76%
Pressure: 30.17 in.
Sunrise: 7:05 AM
Sunset: 4:22 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 27 Nov 2014 1:34 am MST
Hill City, SD - Partly Cloudy
21°F
High: 27°F   Low: 22°F  
Wind: 6 mph WSW
Humidity: 85%
Pressure: 30.12 in.
Sunrise: 7:03 AM
Sunset: 4:20 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:52 am MST
Hot Springs, SD - Cloudy
30°F
High: 31°F   Low: 25°F  
Wind: 5 mph SSW
Humidity: 77%
Pressure: 30.23 in.
Sunrise: 6:56 AM
Sunset: 4:17 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:52 am MST
Keystone, SD - Partly Cloudy
28°F
High: 27°F   Low: 22°F  
Wind: 6 mph SE
Humidity: 76%
Pressure: 30.17 in.
Sunrise: 7:05 AM
Sunset: 4:22 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 27 Nov 2014 1:34 am MST
Lead, SD - Partly Cloudy
21°F
High: 28°F   Low: 25°F  
Wind: 6 mph WSW
Humidity: 85%
Pressure: 30.12 in.
Sunrise: 7:03 AM
Sunset: 4:20 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:52 am MST
Murdo, SD - Cloudy
19°F
High: 23°F   Low: 11°F  
Wind: 12 mph E
Humidity: 72%
Pressure: 30.33 in.
Sunrise: 6:56 AM
Sunset: 4:11 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:54 am CST
Rapid City, SD - Cloudy
22°F
High: 30°F   Low: 21°F  
Wind: 7 mph ESE
Humidity: 93%
Pressure: 30.23 in.
Sunrise: 7:01 AM
Sunset: 4:15 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:58 am MST
Spearfish, SD - Cloudy
23°F
High: 29°F   Low: 25°F  
Wind: 3 mph ENE
Humidity: 91%
Pressure: 30.17 in.
Sunrise: 7:05 AM
Sunset: 4:17 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 27 Nov 2014 1:34 am MST
Sturgis, SD - Cloudy
23°F
High: 31°F   Low: 23°F  
Wind: 3 mph ENE
Humidity: 91%
Pressure: 30.17 in.
Sunrise: 7:05 AM
Sunset: 4:17 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 27 Nov 2014 1:34 am MST
Wall, SD - Cloudy
23°F
High: 31°F   Low: 21°F  
Wind: 6 mph E
Humidity: 90%
Pressure: 30.24 in.
Sunrise: 7:01 AM
Sunset: 4:15 PM
Current conditions as of Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:52 am MST


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