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January Rapid City Weather 
January Rapid City Weather
Record High: 76°F
Normal High: 34°F
Normal Low: 11°F
Record Low: -27°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 0.37"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 0.65"
Avg Monthly Snow: 5.2"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 8.5"

Rapid City Weather In January

The highest recorded temperature for Rapid City South Dakota for the past 68 years in January was 76 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently registered on January 12, 1987, while the regular high temperature is 34. The coldest day reported in Rapid City in January for the past 68 years was -27 most recently registered on January 15, 1950, while the mean low daily temperature during the month is 11.

United States National Weather Service historical Rapid City January Weather data shows that on January 27, 1972, the high temperature did not exceed -11 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Rapid City in the past 68 years. NWS weather data additionally shows that on January 11, 1995, the lowest recorded temperature on that day did not drop below 41 degrees, the highest low measured in Rapid City in the last 68 years.

Weather Service historical data shows that the average daily high temperature in Rapid City on January First is 36 degrees Fahrenheit and the average high on the last day of January is 37 degrees. The average daily low temperature in Rapid City on January First is 11 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low on the last day of January is 12 degrees.

Rapid City usually receives an average of 0.37 inches of precipitation during January. The most precipitation measured in a single day, as indicated by January Rapid City Weather data, was 0.65 inches on January 31, 1971. Rapid City receives an average of 5.2 inches of snow in January.On January 3, 1949 Rapid City received 8.5 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in January.