Rapid City - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Rapid City, South Dakota. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Rapid City rose above 105 °F? What was the highest temperature in the City five decades ago? Answers to those questions and much more can be found quickly and easily in the list below of record high temperatures.

This page gives the highest temperature for each year in Rapid City and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign means it was that hot on at least one other day earlier that year.

These records were observed at Rapid City Regional Airport and go back to yyyy. The highest temperature measured during that time was 111 degrees Fahrenheit (44 Celsius) on July 15, 2006.

Highest Rapid City temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
105 June 14, 2018 41
106 July 09, 2017 41
103 June 11, 2016 39
100 August 15, 2015 + 38
96 July 21, 2014 36
101 August 27, 2013 38
109 June 26, 2012 43
103 July 31, 2011 39
102 August 27, 2010 + 39
Highest temperature recorded at Rapid City each year
Max °F Date Max °C
97 August 13, 2009 36
99 August 31, 2008 + 37
109 July 07, 2007 43
111 July 15, 2006 44
109 July 16, 2005 43
103 July 19, 2004 39
109 July 24, 2003 43
109 June 29, 2002 43
104 August 07, 2001 40
102 August 11, 2000 39
103 July 28, 1999 39
104 July 18, 1998 40
98 July 15, 1997 + 37
101 August 12, 1996 38
102 August 17, 1995 + 39
103 August 26, 1994 39
95 July 30, 1993 35
103 August 08, 1992 39
103 August 27, 1991 + 39
106 July 02, 1990 41
110 July 08, 1989 43
106 August 15, 1988 + 41
106 July 16, 1987 41
104 August 19, 1986 40
104 July 07, 1985 40
98 August 13, 1984 + 37
103 July 20, 1983 39
96 July 22, 1982 + 36
106 July 07, 1981 41
106 July 29, 1980 41
103 June 13, 1979 39
104 September 06, 1978 40
105 July 18, 1977 41
101 July 12, 1976 38
105 August 07, 1975 41
105 June 26, 1974 41
110 July 06, 1973 43
98 August 13, 1972 + 37
101 September 02, 1971 + 38
102 August 26, 1970 + 39
101 August 11, 1969 38
96 August 07, 1968 + 36
100 August 24, 1967 38
103 July 16, 1966 + 39
105 August 12, 1965 41
104 July 21, 1964 40
101 July 25, 1963 38
99 August 21, 1962 37
106 June 29, 1961 41
105 July 20, 1960 41
104 August 18, 1959 40
102 August 09, 1958 39
100 August 11, 1957 + 38
101 June 11, 1956 38
102 August 03, 1955 + 39
109 July 12, 1954 43
100 August 31, 1953 + 38
108 July 24, 1952 42
104 July 19, 1951 40
97 June 06, 1950 36
104 August 23, 1949 + 40
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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