Weather

Fall Colors and Winter Weather

Sunny, mild days and cool nights are typical during the autumn. Temperatures begin to cool around Labor Day, with highs averaging in the 60s and 70s during Sept...

The Schoolhouse Blizzard of 1888

South Dakota was still only a territory when it was hit by one of the United State’s most devastating blizzards. From November 1887 through January 1888, ice s...

Flood of ’72

1972 Rapid City - Black Hills Flood Those of us who lived through that horrible night will never forget—and we hope that others will be prompted to remember th...
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Springtime Flowers and the Summer Breeze

Spring around the Black Hills is cool. Daytime highs in May average in the 60s and warm into the 70s during June. Overnight temperatures are still chilly—especi...