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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 - Fair
37°F
High: 47°F   Low: 35°F  
Wind: 22 mph NW
Humidity: 56%
Pressure: 30.01 in.
Sunrise: 7:16 AM
Sunset: 4:52 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 25 Jan 2015 1:58 am MST
Custer, SD - Fair
31°F
High: 43°F   Low: 29°F  
Wind: 13 mph NW
Humidity: 35%
Pressure: 30.01 in.
Sunrise: 7:18 AM
Sunset: 4:54 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 25 Jan 2015 1:51 am MST
Deadwood, SD - Fair
36°F
High: 42°F   Low: 29°F  
Wind: 15 mph W
Humidity: 56%
Pressure: 30.06 in.
Sunrise: 7:20 AM
Sunset: 4:54 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 25 Jan 2015 2:34 am MST
Edgemont, SD - Fair
35°F
High: 48°F   Low: 32°F  
Wind: 21 mph WNW
Humidity: 70%
Pressure: 30.05 in.
Sunrise: 7:13 AM
Sunset: 4:56 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 25 Jan 2015 1:51 am MST
Hill City, SD - Fair
33°F
High: 43°F   Low: 30°F  
Wind: 15 mph NW
Humidity: 35%
Pressure: 30 in.
Sunrise: 7:18 AM
Sunset: 4:54 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 25 Jan 2015 2:53 am MST
Hot Springs, SD - Fair
35°F
High: 50°F   Low: 34°F  
Wind: 21 mph WNW
Humidity: 70%
Pressure: 30.05 in.
Sunrise: 7:13 AM
Sunset: 4:56 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 25 Jan 2015 1:51 am MST
Keystone, SD - Partly Cloudy
30°F
High: 43°F   Low: 30°F  
Wind: 10 mph NW
Humidity: 69%
Pressure: 30.1 in.
Sunrise: 7:20 AM
Sunset: 4:58 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 25 Jan 2015 2:34 am MST
Lead, SD - Fair
31°F
High: 42°F   Low: 29°F  
Wind: 13 mph NW
Humidity: 35%
Pressure: 30.01 in.
Sunrise: 7:18 AM
Sunset: 4:54 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 25 Jan 2015 1:51 am MST
Murdo, SD - Fair
37°F
High: 44°F   Low: 35°F  
Wind: 18 mph NW
Humidity: 73%
Pressure: 29.98 in.
Sunrise: 7:11 AM
Sunset: 4:45 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 25 Jan 2015 1:53 am CST
Rapid City, SD - Fair
37°F
High: 49°F   Low: 34°F  
Wind: 22 mph NW
Humidity: 56%
Pressure: 30.01 in.
Sunrise: 7:16 AM
Sunset: 4:52 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 25 Jan 2015 1:58 am MST
Spearfish, SD - Fair
36°F
High: 41°F   Low: 32°F  
Wind: 15 mph W
Humidity: 56%
Pressure: 30.06 in.
Sunrise: 7:20 AM
Sunset: 4:54 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 25 Jan 2015 2:34 am MST
Sturgis, SD - Fair
36°F
High: 46°F   Low: 35°F  
Wind: 15 mph W
Humidity: 56%
Pressure: 30.06 in.
Sunrise: 7:20 AM
Sunset: 4:54 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 25 Jan 2015 2:34 am MST
Wall, SD - Fair
37°F
High: 52°F   Low: 37°F  
Wind: 17 mph NNW
Humidity: 54%
Pressure: 30.02 in.
Sunrise: 7:16 AM
Sunset: 4:52 PM
Current conditions as of Sun, 25 Jan 2015 1:51 am MST


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