2008-2009 Winter Record-Breaking Snowfall

National Weather Service East Rapid City, SD

  • Seasonal snowfall: 90.2 inches
  • Rank: 1st
  • Old Record: 80.3 inches 1969-70

Rapid City Regional Airport, SD

  • Seasonal snowfall: 80.3 inches
  • Rank: 2nd
  • Record: 80.9 inches 1985-86

Camp Crook, SD

  • Seasonal snowfall: 135.0 inches
  • Rank: 1st
  • Old record: 75.8 inches 1926-27
  • Comments: The 51.0 inches that fell in March would be in the top 15 for snowiest years on record.

Bison, SD

  • Seasonal snowfall: 87.9 inches
  • Rank: 1st
  • Old record: 63.8 inches in 1996-97

Fort Meade, SD

  • Seasonal snowfall: 97.4 inches
  • Rank: 1st
  • Old record: 92.6 inches in 1983-84

Lemmon, SD

  • Seasonal snowfall: 90.5 inches
  • Rank: 1st
  • Old Record: 88.6 inches in 1996-97

Maurine 12SW, SD

  • Seasonal snowfall: 86.0 inches
  • Rank: 2nd
  • Record: 108.4 inches in 1985-86

Redig

  • Seasonal snowfall: 119.0 inches
  • Rank: 1st
  • Old Record: 109.0 inches in 1985-86

Spearfish

  • Seasonal snowfall: 124.0 inches
  • Rank: 1st
  • Old Record: 118.0 inches in 1972-73

All-Time Monthly Records Set

Camp Crook 

  • Monthly snowfall: 51.0 inches March, 2009
  • Old record: 35.5 inches January, 1949

Devils Tower

  • Monthly snowfall: 32.8 inches March, 2009
  • Old record: 28.0 inches December, 1969

Maurine 12SW

  • Monthly snowfall: 35.0 inches March, 2009
  • Old record: 28.4 inches November, 1985

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