The downtown Rapid City National Weather Service office recorded a high temperature of 101 degrees on Wednesday, June 29. This is the first day the temperature has reached 100 degrees since August 27, 2010. It is the first 100 degree day in June since June 24, 2007 when the maximum temperature was 100 degrees. The reading didn't set a record for the day, which remains at 105 degrees reached in 2002.
Other locations in the Black Hills region that reached the century mark on June 29 include:
Ardmore: 100 degrees
Fort Meade: 100
Hot Springs: 100
Interior/Badlands National Park: 100
The Rapid City Regional Airport had a high temperature of 98 degrees.