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Rapid City April 3 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of April 3.
April 3 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 78 °F 2021
Lowest temperature -1 °F 2020
Lowest daily high 21 °F 2018
Highest daily low 43 °F 1969
Most precipitation 0.6 inches 1986
Most snow 4.6 inches 1957
April 3 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 54.1 °F
Average low 27.9 °F
Chance precipitation 31.1%
Chance snow 17.3%
Rapid City April 3 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 58 25 0.00 n/a
2021 78 36 0.00 n/a
2020 30 -1 0.00 n/a
2019 41 30 0.21 n/a
2018 21 9 0.05 2.3
2017 46 35 0.19 0.0
2016 70 39 0.00 0.0
2015 51 13 0.00 0.0
2014 35 11 0.00 0.0
2013 72 28 0.00 0.0
2012 57 30 0.00 0.0
2011 53 29 0.00 0.5
2010 52 24 0.00 0.0
2009 33 27 0.04 1.0
2008 53 27 0.00 0.0
2007 40 26 0.00 0.0
2006 60 35 0.00 0.0
2005 77 35 0.00 n/a
2004 51 35 0.00 n/a
2003 51 30 0.03 n/a
2002 31 8 0.00 n/a
2001 43 35 0.15 n/a
2000 43 20 0.00 0.0
1999 26 13 0.25 2.0
1998 58 28 0.00 n/a
1997 74 25 0.00 n/a
1996 42 26 0.00 n/a
1995 53 24 0.01 0.4
1994 69 25 0.00 0.0
1993 46 28 0.00 0.0
1992 76 41 0.00 0.0
1991 65 38 0.00 0.0
1990 74 36 0.00 0.0
1989 51 29 0.07 0.7
1988 78 34 0.00 0.0
1987 57 21 0.00 0.0
1986 42 33 0.55 3.6
1985 60 37 0.10 0.0
1984 44 33 0.13 1.3
1983 33 26 0.07 0.9
1982 36 17 0.00 0.0
1981 49 35 0.04 0.0
1980 43 31 0.04 0.4
1979 48 23 0.01 0.1
1978 59 33 0.00 0.0
1977 35 23 0.03 0.8
1976 51 26 0.00 0.0
1975 48 18 0.00 0.0
1974 42 22 0.00 0.0
1973 45 28 0.03 0.0
1972 40 17 0.00 0.0
1971 51 24 0.00 0.0
1970 46 22 0.00 0.0
1969 78 43 0.00 0.0
1968 23 16 0.42 3.4
1967 71 24 0.00 0.0
1966 41 31 0.17 0.3
1965 54 33 0.04 0.2
1964 48 28 0.00 0.0
1963 44 22 0.11 1.1
1962 52 29 0.00 0.0
1961 66 34 0.02 0.0
1960 61 36 0.00 0.0
1959 65 29 0.00 0.0
1958 58 33 0.00 0.0
1957 32 24 0.48 4.6
1956 41 25 0.08 0.4
1955 57 32 0.51 0.4
1954 51 18 0.00 0.0
1953 51 22 0.00 0.0
1952 43 30 0.04 0.2
1951 60 26 0.00 0.0
1950 33 26 0.00 0.0
1949 58 21 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on April 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 78 °F 2021
1 78 °F 1988
1 78 °F 1969
4 77 °F 2005
5 76 °F 1992
6 74 °F 1990
6 74 °F 1997
8 72 °F 2013
9 71 °F 1967
10 70 °F 2016
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on April 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 -1 °F 2020
2 8 °F 2002
3 9 °F 2018
4 11 °F 2014
5 13 °F 1999
6 13 °F 2015
7 16 °F 1968
8 17 °F 1982
8 17 °F 1972
10 18 °F 1954
10 18 °F 1975
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on April 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 21 °F 2018
2 23 °F 1968
3 26 °F 1999
4 30 °F 2020
5 31 °F 2002
6 32 °F 1957
7 33 °F 2009
7 33 °F 1950
7 33 °F 1983
10 35 °F 1977
10 35 °F 2014
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on April 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.6 inches 1986
2 0.5 inches 1955
3 0.5 inches 1957
4 0.4 inches 1968
5 0.3 inches 1999
6 0.2 inches 2019
7 0.2 inches 2017
8 0.2 inches 1966
9 0.1 inches 2001
10 0.1 inches 1984
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on April 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 4.6 inches 1957
2 3.6 inches 1986
3 3.4 inches 1968
4 2.3 inches 2018
5 2.0 inches 1999
6 1.3 inches 1984
7 1.1 inches 1963
8 1.0 inches 2009
9 0.9 inches 1983
10 0.8 inches 1977
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location