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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 - Partly Cloudy
67°F
High: 79°F   Low: 49°F  
Wind: 6 mph SW
Humidity: 44%
Pressure: 29.74 in.
Sunrise: 7:14 AM
Sunset: 5:58 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 21 Oct 2014 6:58 pm MDT
Custer, SD - Mostly Cloudy
61°F
High: 70°F   Low: 45°F  
Wind: 7 mph W
Humidity: 41%
Pressure: 29.89 in.
Sunrise: 7:16 AM
Sunset: 6:00 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 21 Oct 2014 6:51 pm MDT
Deadwood, SD - Fair
61°F
High: 74°F   Low: 44°F  
Wind: 14 mph SSW
Humidity: 48%
Pressure: 29.76 in.
Sunrise: 7:16 AM
Sunset: 6:00 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 21 Oct 2014 6:53 pm MDT
Edgemont, SD - Partly Cloudy
66°F
High: 79°F   Low: 49°F  
Wind: 13 mph SW
Humidity: 48%
Pressure: 29.81 in.
Sunrise: 7:12 AM
Sunset: 6:00 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 21 Oct 2014 6:51 pm MDT
Hill City, SD - Mostly Cloudy
61°F
High: 71°F   Low: 44°F  
Wind: 7 mph W
Humidity: 41%
Pressure: 29.89 in.
Sunrise: 7:16 AM
Sunset: 6:00 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 21 Oct 2014 6:51 pm MDT
Hot Springs, SD - Partly Cloudy
66°F
High: 80°F   Low: 51°F  
Wind: 13 mph SW
Humidity: 48%
Pressure: 29.81 in.
Sunrise: 7:12 AM
Sunset: 6:00 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 21 Oct 2014 6:51 pm MDT
Keystone, SD - Fair
64°F
High: 71°F   Low: 44°F  
Wind: mph N
Humidity: 32%
Pressure: 29.79 in.
Sunrise: 7:18 AM
Sunset: 6:02 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 21 Oct 2014 6:53 pm MDT
Lead, SD - Mostly Cloudy
61°F
High: 74°F   Low: 44°F  
Wind: 7 mph W
Humidity: 41%
Pressure: 29.89 in.
Sunrise: 7:16 AM
Sunset: 6:00 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 21 Oct 2014 6:51 pm MDT
Murdo, SD - Fair
70°F
High: 78°F   Low: 57°F  
Wind: 14 mph S
Humidity: 47%
Pressure: 29.73 in.
Sunrise: 7:07 AM
Sunset: 5:52 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 21 Oct 2014 6:53 pm CDT
Rapid City, SD - Partly Cloudy
67°F
High: 80°F   Low: 51°F  
Wind: 6 mph SW
Humidity: 44%
Pressure: 29.74 in.
Sunrise: 7:14 AM
Sunset: 5:58 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 21 Oct 2014 6:58 pm MDT
Spearfish, SD - Fair
61°F
High: 75°F   Low: 46°F  
Wind: 14 mph SSW
Humidity: 48%
Pressure: 29.76 in.
Sunrise: 7:16 AM
Sunset: 6:00 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 21 Oct 2014 6:53 pm MDT
Sturgis, SD - Fair
61°F
High: 78°F   Low: 50°F  
Wind: 14 mph SSW
Humidity: 48%
Pressure: 29.76 in.
Sunrise: 7:16 AM
Sunset: 6:00 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 21 Oct 2014 6:53 pm MDT
Wall, SD - Fair
68°F
High: 81°F   Low: 54°F  
Wind: 12 mph S
Humidity: 45%
Pressure: 29.74 in.
Sunrise: 7:14 AM
Sunset: 5:58 PM
Current conditions as of Tue, 21 Oct 2014 6:51 pm MDT


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