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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
68°F
High: 81°F   Low: 64°F  
Wind: 6 mph S
Humidity: 74%
Pressure: 29.92 in.
Sunrise: 5:12 AM
Sunset: 8:38 PM
Current conditions as of Sat, 04 Jul 2015 1:58 am MDT
Custer, SD - Partly Cloudy
55°F
High: 73°F   Low: 56°F  
Wind: 3 mph W
Humidity: 89%
Pressure: 30.08 in.
Sunrise: 5:16 AM
Sunset: 8:38 PM
Current conditions as of Sat, 04 Jul 2015 1:52 am MDT
Deadwood, SD - Mostly Cloudy
68°F
High: 78°F   Low: 61°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 60%
Pressure: 29.94 in.
Sunrise: 5:14 AM
Sunset: 8:40 PM
Current conditions as of Sat, 04 Jul 2015 1:54 am MDT
Edgemont, SD - Fair
69°F
High: 80°F   Low: 64°F  
Wind: 6 mph SW
Humidity: 65%
Pressure: 29.95 in.
Sunrise: 5:18 AM
Sunset: 8:34 PM
Current conditions as of Sat, 04 Jul 2015 1:52 am MDT
Hill City, SD - Partly Cloudy
55°F
High: 72°F   Low: 56°F  
Wind: 3 mph W
Humidity: 89%
Pressure: 30.08 in.
Sunrise: 5:16 AM
Sunset: 8:38 PM
Current conditions as of Sat, 04 Jul 2015 1:52 am MDT
Hot Springs, SD - Fair
69°F
High: 81°F   Low: 65°F  
Wind: 6 mph SW
Humidity: 65%
Pressure: 29.95 in.
Sunrise: 5:18 AM
Sunset: 8:34 PM
Current conditions as of Sat, 04 Jul 2015 1:52 am MDT
Keystone, SD - Fair
68°F
High: 72°F   Low: 56°F  
Wind: 12 mph ESE
Humidity: 56%
Pressure: 29.99 in.
Sunrise: 5:18 AM
Sunset: 8:40 PM
Current conditions as of Sat, 04 Jul 2015 1:54 am MDT
Lead, SD - Partly Cloudy
55°F
High: 78°F   Low: 61°F  
Wind: 3 mph W
Humidity: 89%
Pressure: 30.08 in.
Sunrise: 5:16 AM
Sunset: 8:38 PM
Current conditions as of Sat, 04 Jul 2015 1:52 am MDT
Murdo, SD - Fair
64°F
High: 82°F   Low: 63°F  
Wind: 3 mph ENE
Humidity: 90%
Pressure: 29.9 in.
Sunrise: 5:08 AM
Sunset: 8:32 PM
Current conditions as of Sat, 04 Jul 2015 1:54 am CDT
Rapid City, SD - Partly Cloudy
68°F
High: 80°F   Low: 62°F  
Wind: 5 mph SSW
Humidity: 74%
Pressure: 29.93 in.
Sunrise: 5:12 AM
Sunset: 8:38 PM
Current conditions as of Sat, 04 Jul 2015 12:56 am MDT
Spearfish, SD - Partly Cloudy
68°F
High: 79°F   Low: 63°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 60%
Pressure: 29.95 in.
Sunrise: 5:14 AM
Sunset: 8:40 PM
Current conditions as of Sat, 04 Jul 2015 1:34 am MDT
Sturgis, SD - Mostly Cloudy
68°F
High: 80°F   Low: 64°F  
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 60%
Pressure: 29.94 in.
Sunrise: 5:14 AM
Sunset: 8:40 PM
Current conditions as of Sat, 04 Jul 2015 1:54 am MDT
Wall, SD - Smoke
63°F
High: 83°F   Low: 64°F  
Wind: 5 mph SE
Humidity: 90%
Pressure: 29.93 in.
Sunrise: 5:12 AM
Sunset: 8:38 PM
Current conditions as of Sat, 04 Jul 2015 1:52 am MDT


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