Rapid City weather in December 2024

Expect 3°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 5 hours of sunshine per day in Rapid City in December. Check more long-term weather averages for Rapid City in December before you book your next holiday to South Dakota in 2024/2025.

  • 3°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Rapid City3
    3°C max day temperature
  • 5 hours of sunshine per day
  • 7 days with some rainfall in December in Rapid City7
    7 days with some rainfall
  • -11°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Rapid City-11
    -11°C min night temperature
  • 9 hours of daylight per day in December in Rapid City9
    9 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in December in Rapid City0
    No heat & humidity
  • 10 mm monthly rainfall in December in Rapid City10
    10 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in December in Rapid City1
    1 (Low) UV index

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The December weather guide for South Dakota (Rapid City) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How cold is it in Rapid City in December?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 3°C in Rapid City in December, falling to -11°C at night.

How sunny is it in Rapid City in December?

There are normally 5 hours of bright sunshine each day in Rapid City in December - that's 55% of daylight hours.

Does it rain in Rapid City in December?

There are usually 7 days with some rain in Rapid City in December and the average monthly rainfall is 10mm. Rain may fall as snow in this month.

Rapid City December sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Rapid City in December 2024. Select a month to view Rapid City sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st December 2024 07:08 16:16
Monday, 16th December 2024 07:22 16:16
Tuesday, 31st December 2024 07:28 16:25

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