What Time is Sunrise and Sunset in Rapid City, SD?

Here are today and tomorrow's sunrise and sunset times in Rapid City, South Dakota. Additionally you'll also find a sunrise and sunset calendar for Rapid City at the bottom of the page.

Today Sun January 29, 2023

Sunrise

7:15 am

Dawn: 6:44 am

Sunrise today in Rapid City was at 7:15 AM MST ().

Sunset

4:59 pm

Dusk: 5:30 pm

Sunset today in Rapid City will be at 4:59 PM MST ().

Tomorrow Mon January 30, 2023

Sunrise

7:14 am

Dawn: 6:43 am

Sunrise tomorrow in Rapid City will be at 7:14 AM MST ().

Sunset

5:00 pm

Dusk: 5:31 pm

Sunset tomorrow in Rapid City will be at 5:00 PM MST ().

Photos Sunrise and Sunset Photos of Rapid City

Sunrise and sunset photos of Rapid City, SD from Flickr.

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A colorful sunset to end the warmest day of the month so far.
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Evening clouds and sunset
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A muggy dog days of summer sunrise
Dusk from Dinosaur Hill
North-West Rapid at Night

Calendar Rapid City Sunrise and Sunset Calendar

Sunrise calendar and sunset calendar for Rapid City, South Dakota. Here are Rapid City, SD day length, dawn, dusk, and solar noon times.

Date Dawn Sunrise Solar Noon Sunset Dusk Day Length
January 28, 2023 6:45 am 7:16 am 12:07 pm 4:57 pm 5:28 pm 9h 41m
January 29, 2023 6:44 am 7:15 am 12:07 pm 4:59 pm 5:30 pm 9h 43m
January 30, 2023 6:43 am 7:14 am 12:07 pm 5:00 pm 5:31 pm 9h 46m
January 31, 2023 6:42 am 7:13 am 12:07 pm 5:01 pm 5:32 pm 9h 48m
February 1, 2023 6:41 am 7:12 am 12:07 pm 5:03 pm 5:34 pm 9h 51m
February 2, 2023 6:40 am 7:10 am 12:07 pm 5:04 pm 5:35 pm 9h 53m
February 3, 2023 6:39 am 7:09 am 12:08 pm 5:06 pm 5:36 pm 9h 56m
February 4, 2023 6:38 am 7:08 am 12:08 pm 5:07 pm 5:38 pm 9h 58m
February 5, 2023 6:37 am 7:07 am 12:08 pm 5:08 pm 5:39 pm 10h 1m
February 6, 2023 6:35 am 7:06 am 12:08 pm 5:10 pm 5:40 pm 10h 4m
February 7, 2023 6:34 am 7:05 am 12:08 pm 5:11 pm 5:42 pm 10h 6m
February 8, 2023 6:33 am 7:03 am 12:08 pm 5:13 pm 5:43 pm 10h 9m
February 9, 2023 6:32 am 7:02 am 12:08 pm 5:14 pm 5:44 pm 10h 12m
February 10, 2023 6:31 am 7:01 am 12:08 pm 5:15 pm 5:46 pm 10h 14m
February 11, 2023 6:29 am 6:59 am 12:08 pm 5:17 pm 5:47 pm 10h 17m
February 12, 2023 6:28 am 6:58 am 12:08 pm 5:18 pm 5:48 pm 10h 20m
February 13, 2023 6:27 am 6:56 am 12:08 pm 5:20 pm 5:50 pm 10h 23m
February 14, 2023 6:25 am 6:55 am 12:08 pm 5:21 pm 5:51 pm 10h 26m
February 15, 2023 6:24 am 6:54 am 12:08 pm 5:22 pm 5:52 pm 10h 28m
February 16, 2023 6:22 am 6:52 am 12:08 pm 5:24 pm 5:53 pm 10h 31m
February 17, 2023 6:21 am 6:51 am 12:08 pm 5:25 pm 5:55 pm 10h 34m
February 18, 2023 6:20 am 6:49 am 12:08 pm 5:27 pm 5:56 pm 10h 37m
February 19, 2023 6:18 am 6:48 am 12:08 pm 5:28 pm 5:57 pm 10h 40m
February 20, 2023 6:17 am 6:46 am 12:08 pm 5:29 pm 5:59 pm 10h 43m
February 21, 2023 6:15 am 6:44 am 12:08 pm 5:31 pm 6:00 pm 10h 46m
February 22, 2023 6:14 am 6:43 am 12:07 pm 5:32 pm 6:01 pm 10h 49m
February 23, 2023 6:12 am 6:41 am 12:07 pm 5:33 pm 6:03 pm 10h 52m
February 24, 2023 6:10 am 6:40 am 12:07 pm 5:35 pm 6:04 pm 10h 54m
February 25, 2023 6:09 am 6:38 am 12:07 pm 5:36 pm 6:05 pm 10h 57m
February 26, 2023 6:07 am 6:36 am 12:07 pm 5:37 pm 6:06 pm 11h
February 27, 2023 6:06 am 6:35 am 12:07 pm 5:39 pm 6:08 pm 11h 3m
February 28, 2023 6:04 am 6:33 am 12:06 pm 5:40 pm 6:09 pm 11h 6m
March 1, 2023 6:02 am 6:31 am 12:06 pm 5:41 pm 6:10 pm 11h 9m
March 2, 2023 6:01 am 6:30 am 12:06 pm 5:43 pm 6:12 pm 11h 12m
March 3, 2023 5:59 am 6:28 am 12:06 pm 5:44 pm 6:13 pm 11h 15m
March 4, 2023 5:57 am 6:26 am 12:06 pm 5:45 pm 6:14 pm 11h 18m
March 5, 2023 5:56 am 6:24 am 12:05 pm 5:46 pm 6:15 pm 11h 21m
March 6, 2023 5:54 am 6:23 am 12:05 pm 5:48 pm 6:17 pm 11h 25m
March 7, 2023 5:52 am 6:21 am 12:05 pm 5:49 pm 6:18 pm 11h 28m
March 8, 2023 5:50 am 6:19 am 12:05 pm 5:50 pm 6:19 pm 11h 31m
March 9, 2023 5:49 am 6:17 am 12:04 pm 5:52 pm 6:20 pm 11h 34m
March 10, 2023 5:47 am 6:16 am 12:04 pm 5:53 pm 6:22 pm 11h 37m
March 11, 2023 5:45 am 6:14 am 12:04 pm 5:54 pm 6:23 pm 11h 40m
March 12, 2023 6:43 am 7:12 am 1:04 pm 6:55 pm 7:24 pm 11h 43m
March 13, 2023 6:41 am 7:10 am 1:03 pm 6:57 pm 7:25 pm 11h 46m
March 14, 2023 6:40 am 7:08 am 1:03 pm 6:58 pm 7:27 pm 11h 49m
March 15, 2023 6:38 am 7:07 am 1:03 pm 6:59 pm 7:28 pm 11h 52m

Quality Prediction Sunrise and Sunset Quality Predictions for Rapid City

Quality predictions for sunrise and sunset in Rapid City, South Dakota. Photographers will find this chart useful when planning their sunrise shoots. A higher percentage means there will be a higher chance of color in the sky. Sunset prediction data is sourced from SunsetWx and calculated using many variables including moisture, pressure, and cloud cover.

Sun, January 29th
SunrisePoor (25%)
SunsetPoor (23%)
More about predictions:
  • 0%-25%: Little to no color, clouds will be blocking sunset.
  • 25%-50%: Typically no clouds, simple "gradient" sunset.
  • 50%-75%: Cloud coverage for the sun to cast light onto.
  • 75%-100%: Stunning reds and oranges, what you want in a sunset.
Note that sunset quality predictions update periodically throughout the day and aren't always perfect.

FAQ Frequently Asked Questions about Rapid City

When is the shortest day in Rapid City?

The shortest day of the year in Rapid City, South Dakota will be on Friday, December 22, 2023. In 2024 the shortest day of the year will be on December 21, 2024.

When is the longest day in Rapid City?

The longest day in Rapid City, South Dakota will be on Wednesday, June 21, 2023. Next year the longest day of the year in Rapid City, South Dakota will be on June 20, 2024.

Rapid City is the second largest city in South Dakota. It is located in the western part of the state and is the county seat of Pennington County. Rapid City is known as the “Gateway to the Black Hills” and is a popular tourist destination. The city is home to several museums, parks, and other attractions.

Rapid City, SD
44.08054,-103.23101
Timezone: America/Denver