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October Weather In Rapid City  
October Rapid City Weather
Record High: 94°F
Normal High: 62°F
Normal Low: 35°F
Record Low: -2°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 1.37"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 2.49"
Avg Monthly Snow: 1.7"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 7.3"

Rapid City Weather In October

The highest recorded temperature for Rapid City South Dakota for the past 68 years in October was 94 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently measured on October 1, 2005, while the standard high temperature is 62. The record low October temperature in Rapid City for the last 68 years was -2 most recently registered on October 29, 1991, while the standard low daily temperature for the month is 35.

According to National Weather Service historical Rapid City October Weather data, on October 30, 1991, the high temperature did not exceed 16 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Rapid City in the past 68 years. Weather Service records additionally indicate that on October 1, 1967, the low for the day was not measured below 60 degrees, the highest low temperature recorded in Rapid City in the last 68 years.

National Weather Service records indicate that the high temperature in Rapid City on October First averages 69 degrees and the high on the last day of the month averages 54 degrees. The low recorded temperature in Rapid City on October First averages 42 degrees Fahrenheit and the low temperature on the final day of October averages 29 degrees.

Rapid City normally receives an average of 1.37 inches of rain during October. The most precipitation measured in a single day, as indicated by October Rapid City Weather data, was 2.49 inches on October 27, 1982. Rapid City averages 1.7 inches of snow in October. The most snow measured in a single day in October was 7.3 inches on October 22, 1995.