Rapid City Hits 100 Degrees

On August 22 the high temperature in East Rapid City as well as the Rapid City Airport reached at least 100 degrees for the first time in 1105 days. The last time the thermometer reached at least 100 degrees at either site was August 13, 2007. At the Rapid City Airport, 1105 days is the longest stretch of time between 100 degree temperatures with records going back to August 1, 1942. It beats the previous record of 738 days which occurred from July 11, 1981 to July 18, 1983.

However for Downtown Rapid City, this period of time only ranks as the 5th longest streak. The longest period of time between 100 degree temperatures in Downtown Rapid City occurred between July 16, 1910 and July 22, 1917 with 2564 consecutive days. 

The high temperature on August 22 at the Rapid City Regional Airport was 102 degrees. In downtown Rapid City, the high temperature was 100 degrees.

For Downton Rapid City
Consecutive Days High Temperature < 100 Degrees

Days
Start Date
End Date
2564
July 16, 1910
July 22, 1917
1844
August 21, 1903
September 6, 1908
1502
July 15, 1922
August 24, 1926
1120
July 18, 1966
August 10, 1969
1105
August 14, 2007
August 22, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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