June weather forecast
Rapid City, SD

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A scenic panorama of the Rapid City in South Dakota
A scenic panorama of the Rapid City in South Dakota

Weather in June

Rapid City ushers in summer with June’s consistent warmth. The longer daylight hours persist, presenting an ideal time for outdoor activities. When compared to May, June brings fewer rainy days, and the city welcomes a decrease in humidity. Sunny days become more frequent, a characteristic that carries forward into the following months. Temperature highs escalating up to 76.5°F (24.7°C) makes this month one of the warmest.

Temperature

June shows a rise in the average high-temperature, moving from May's comfortable 63.1°F (17.3°C) to a warm 76.5°F (24.7°C). During the month of June, the temperature generally drops to a low average of 55.9°F (13.3°C).

Humidity

In Rapid City, the average relative humidity in June is 59%.

Rainfall

In Rapid City, in June, during 14 rainfall days, 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Rapid City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 118.8 days and collects up to 15.39" (391mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Rapid City, snow does not fall in June through August.

Daylight

June has the longest days of the year, with an average of 15h and 24min of daylight.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:12 am and sunset at 8:29 pm. On the last day of June, sunrise is at 5:13 am and sunset at 8:40 pm MDT.

Sunshine

In Rapid City, the average sunshine in June is 11.3h.

UV index

June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Rapid City. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: A maximum high UV index of 6 in June translates into the following recommendations:
Ward off overexposure. Defence against solar harm is crucial. Stay in the shade and limit direct Sun exposure from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., a time when UV radiation is particularly strong. Remember, however, that shade structures may not provide complete protection. For a sun-safe wardrobe, go for clothes that are tightly woven and generously sized.
Updated: Feb 14, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

What are June temperatures in Rapid City?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature in Rapid City during June are 76.5°F (24.7°C) and 55.9°F (13.3°C) respectively.

What is the average humidity in June in Rapid City?

In Rapid City, the average relative humidity in June is 59%.

How many days does it rain in June in Rapid City?

In Rapid City, in June, during 14 rainfall days, 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Rapid City?

In Rapid City, South Dakota, snow does not fall in June through August.

Does it snow in Rapid City in June?

In June, in Rapid City, it doesn't snow. May is the latest month when it typically snows.

When are the longest days in Rapid City?

June has the longest days of the year in Rapid City, South Dakota, with an average of 15h and 24min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in June in Rapid City?

In June, the average day length in Rapid City, South Dakota, is 15h and 26min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in June in Rapid City?

In June, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:12 am and sunset at 8:29 pm. On the last day of the month, in Rapid City, sunrise is at 5:13 am and sunset at 8:40 pm MDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Rapid City have in June?

The average sunshine duration in June in Rapid City, South Dakota, is 11.3h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Rapid City?

June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Rapid City.

What is the UV index intensity in June in Rapid City?

The average daily maximum UV index in June in Rapid City is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average snowfall
Average snowfall days
Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average sunshine days
Average UV index
Average cloud cover
Average visibility

Average temperature in June
Rapid City, SD

Average temperature in June - Rapid City, SD
  • Average high temperature in June: 76.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (32.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in June: 55.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (17.8°F).

Average pressure in June
Rapid City, SD

Average pressure in June - Rapid City, SD
  • Average pressure in June: 29.84"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84"Hg).

Average wind speed in June
Rapid City, SD

Average wind speed in June - Rapid City, SD
  • Average wind speed in June: 9.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.2mph).

Average humidity in June
Rapid City, SD

Average humidity in June - Rapid City, SD
  • Average humidity in June: 59%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (77%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (50%).

Average rainfall in June
Rapid City, SD

Average rainfall in June - Rapid City, SD
  • Average rainfall in June: 1.73"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.28").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.43").

Average rainfall days in June
Rapid City, SD

Average rainfall days in June - Rapid City, SD
  • Average rainfall days in June: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (4.8 days).

Average snowfall in June
Rapid City, SD

Average snowfall in June - Rapid City, SD
  • Average snowfall in June: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is April (5.43").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in June
Rapid City, SD

Average snowfall days in June - Rapid City, SD
  • Average snowfall days in June: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (10.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in June /
Average sunshine in June
Rapid City, SD

Average daylight in June / Average sunshine in June - Rapid City, SD
  • Average daylight in June: 15h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in June: 11h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 54min).

Average sunshine days in June
Rapid City, SD

Average sunshine days in June - Rapid City, SD
  • Average sunshine days in June: 13.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11 days).

Average UV index in June
Rapid City, SD

Average UV index in June - Rapid City, SD
  • Average UV index in June: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in June
Rapid City, SD

Average cloud cover in June - Rapid City, SD
  • Average cloud cover in June: 23

The months with the most cloud cover are February and April (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 16).

Average visibility in June
Rapid City, SD

Average visibility in June - Rapid City, SD
  • Average visibility in June: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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