Mount Rushmore
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Days 0-3 Mount Rushmore Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 8°C on Fri afternoon, min -5°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNW on Wed night, calm by Fri morning).

Days 3-6 Mount Rushmore Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 11°C on Mon morning, min -1°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the W on Fri night, calm by Mon morning).

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
20 WNW20
25 WNW25
40 NW40
40 NW40
15 WNW15
30 W30
15 WNW15
5 SW5
25 W25
55 W55
40 NW40
10 WNW10
5 WNW5
10 SW10
10 W10
10 W10
5 W5
10 W10
clear some clouds light snow some clouds clear clear some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 5 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
2 4 1 -1 -1 0 2 7 8 7 4 4 0 5 6 6 11 10
Low °C
-2 4 0 -5 -5 -1 1 3 5 5 4 0 -1 1 4 5 7 6
Chill °C
-3 0 -6 -9 -6 -6 -3 6 6 1 -2 -1 -2 3 4 3 11 9
Freezing level m
1900 2300 1550 950 1500 1400 2200 2950 3300 3400 2350 1650 1550 2750 3350 3650 3650 3500
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
241-1-102787440566111058422451011107738991313
Sunrise
- 7:18 - - 7:18 - - 7:20 - - 7:20 - - 7:20 - - 7:22 -
Sunset
- - 4:15 - - 4:15 - - 4:15 - - 4:15 - - 4:16 - - 4:16

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Rushmore at the specific elevation of 1608 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Rushmore. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of South-Dakota.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Custer Airport
21 km SSW
1725m alt.
1 hour ago
-2.8° C
clear
Clear
15
Light winds from the W
(15 kph at 270).
16 km
Rapid City
23 km NE
1134.5m alt.
2 hours ago
2° C
-
13
Light winds from the WSW
(13 kph at 239).
Hermosa
24 km E
1051.6m alt.
2 hours ago
-3° C
-
5
Calm
(5 kph at 270).
Rapid City
26 km NE
1048m alt.
2 hours ago
-2° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Rapid City
26 km NE
1006m alt.
2 hours ago
-7° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 229).

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Mount Rushmore and within an acceptable time window.