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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 - Partly Cloudy
66°F
High: 89°F   Low: 56°F  
Wind: 9 mph W
Humidity: 93%
Pressure: 29.69 in.
Sunrise: 5:33 AM
Sunset: 8:21 PM
Current conditions as of Mon, 27 Jul 2015 8:57 pm MDT
Custer, SD - Fair
56°F
High: 86°F   Low: 50°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 93%
Pressure: 29.87 in.
Sunrise: 5:36 AM
Sunset: 8:23 PM
Current conditions as of Mon, 27 Jul 2015 8:53 pm MDT
Deadwood, SD - Fair
68°F
High: 84°F   Low: 50°F  
Wind: 7 mph SW
Humidity: 68%
Pressure: 29.74 in.
Sunrise: 5:36 AM
Sunset: 8:25 PM
Current conditions as of Mon, 27 Jul 2015 8:34 pm MDT
Edgemont, SD - Fair
72°F
High: 90°F   Low: 55°F  
Wind: 12 mph W
Humidity: 64%
Pressure: 29.75 in.
Sunrise: 5:38 AM
Sunset: 8:17 PM
Current conditions as of Mon, 27 Jul 2015 8:53 pm MDT
Hill City, SD - Fair
56°F
High: 84°F   Low: 49°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 93%
Pressure: 29.87 in.
Sunrise: 5:36 AM
Sunset: 8:23 PM
Current conditions as of Mon, 27 Jul 2015 8:53 pm MDT
Hot Springs, SD - Fair
72°F
High: 92°F   Low: 56°F  
Wind: 12 mph W
Humidity: 64%
Pressure: 29.75 in.
Sunrise: 5:38 AM
Sunset: 8:17 PM
Current conditions as of Mon, 27 Jul 2015 8:53 pm MDT
Keystone, SD - Fair
66°F
High: 84°F   Low: 49°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 78%
Pressure: 29.79 in.
Sunrise: 5:40 AM
Sunset: 8:25 PM
Current conditions as of Mon, 27 Jul 2015 8:55 pm MDT
Lead, SD - Fair
56°F
High: 84°F   Low: 50°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 93%
Pressure: 29.87 in.
Sunrise: 5:36 AM
Sunset: 8:23 PM
Current conditions as of Mon, 27 Jul 2015 8:53 pm MDT
Murdo, SD - Thunderstorm
68°F
High: 92°F   Low: 64°F  
Wind: 15 mph N
Humidity: 93%
Pressure: 29.72 in.
Sunrise: 5:27 AM
Sunset: 8:14 PM
Current conditions as of Mon, 27 Jul 2015 8:55 pm CDT
Rapid City, SD - Partly Cloudy
66°F
High: 91°F   Low: 56°F  
Wind: 9 mph W
Humidity: 93%
Pressure: 29.69 in.
Sunrise: 5:33 AM
Sunset: 8:21 PM
Current conditions as of Mon, 27 Jul 2015 8:57 pm MDT
Spearfish, SD - Fair
68°F
High: 85°F   Low: 53°F  
Wind: 7 mph SW
Humidity: 68%
Pressure: 29.74 in.
Sunrise: 5:36 AM
Sunset: 8:25 PM
Current conditions as of Mon, 27 Jul 2015 8:34 pm MDT
Sturgis, SD - Fair
68°F
High: 87°F   Low: 55°F  
Wind: 7 mph SW
Humidity: 68%
Pressure: 29.74 in.
Sunrise: 5:36 AM
Sunset: 8:25 PM
Current conditions as of Mon, 27 Jul 2015 8:34 pm MDT
Wall, SD - Fair
66°F
High: 93°F   Low: 59°F  
Wind: 13 mph NW
Humidity: 90%
Pressure: 29.7 in.
Sunrise: 5:33 AM
Sunset: 8:21 PM
Current conditions as of Mon, 27 Jul 2015 8:51 pm MDT


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