Rapid City, SD

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Clear

43°F

Hi: 50° Lo: 29°

(Feels like 35°F)
Precipitation: 0%
Humidity: 43%

Dewpoint: 22°
Wind Chill: 35°
Wind Direction: NW
Wind Speed: 21 mph

Sunrise: 07:22:55 am
Sunset: 04:16:23 pm

Sun and a few clouds with gusty winds. High 49F. Winds NW at 25 to 35 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 50 mph.

Thursday

Hi: 48° Lo: 28°
Friday

Hi: 47° Lo: 22°
Saturday

Hi: 39° Lo: 16°
Sunday

Hi: 42° Lo: 22°
Monday

Hi: 44° Lo: 24°
Tuesday

Hi: 40° Lo: 20°

9 AM


45°

Humidity: 49%
Precip: 0%
Wind: 10 mph N

10 AM


47°

Humidity: 45%
Precip: 0%
Wind: 10 mph N

11 AM


48°

Humidity: 44%
Precip: 0%
Wind: 10 mph N

12 PM


49°

Humidity: 42%
Precip: 0%
Wind: 10 mph N

1 PM


50°

Humidity: 42%
Precip: 0%
Wind: 10 mph N

2 PM


50°

Humidity: 41%
Precip: 0%
Wind: 10 mph N
3 PM | 46°
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4 PM | 44°
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5 PM | 42°
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6 PM | 41°
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7 PM | 40°
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8 PM | 39°
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9 PM | 39°
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10 PM | 38°
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11 PM | 37°
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12 AM | 37°
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1 AM | 35°
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2 AM | 33°
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3 AM | 32°
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4 AM | 30°
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5 AM | 29°
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6 AM | 30°
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7 AM | 32°
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8 AM | 34°
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Wednesday's windy forecast

We are tracking a cold front that is moving through later on this morning that has brought some moisture ahead of it. The more focused aspect of this cold front is the winds that this front is bringing with it! Much of the Black Hills are either under a Windy Advisory or a High Wind Warning, as gusts could get as high as 50 to even 60 mph in places! Definitely tie down those Christmas decorations unless it's too late! The clouds that are here this morning will begin to decrease throughout the day as we will be dry by daybreak. Expect clear skies late this evening into the overnight hours.

Extended Forecast:

Thursday is dry and more calm as we will see sunny and slightly cooler conditions. Highs are still above average in the mid to upper 40s. The calm doesn't last much longer as we are tracking another cold front that will really affect our weather --- mostly temperatures! We expect clouds to impact the Friday forecast along with breezy conditions and the possibility for a few snow showers later in the day. No accumulations are expected at this time, though if anything changes we will let you know first on our SkyView Weather app!

The weekend looks quiet, though seasonable with highs in the upper 30s and low 40s. Christmas week has some clouds moving in and the potential for some winter weather by the middle of the week. We'll keep you posted as this develops.

Tuesday's Almanac

Downtown Rapid City
High: 56°
Low: 37°
Normal High: 36°
Normal Low: 17°

Precipitation for Today: 0.00"
Precipitation for December: 0.57" (+ 0.40")
Precipitation for 2018: 26.76" (+7.12")

Snowfall for Today: 0.0"
Snowfall for December: 7.0" (+4.0")
Snowfall Since July: 17.8" (+6.2")

Sunrise: 7:24 a.m.
Sunset: 4:16 p.m.

Old Records for Wednesday, December 19th

Downtown Rapid City
High: 64° (1917)
Low: -27° (1916)

 

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