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Rapid City August 3 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of August 3.
August 3 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 102 °F 1955
Lowest temperature 42 °F 1978
Lowest daily high 63 °F 1972
Highest daily low 69 °F 1961
Most precipitation 0.9 inches 1988
Most snow none -
August 3 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 86.7 °F
Average low 57.9 °F
Chance precipitation 30.1%
Chance snow 0%
Rapid City August 3 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 91 63 0.00 n/a
2021 93 56 0.00 n/a
2020 86 51 0.00 n/a
2019 84 61 0.01 n/a
2018 90 65 0.01 0.0
2017 72 48 0.00 0.0
2016 96 63 0.00 0.0
2015 84 56 0.00 0.0
2014 86 57 0.00 0.0
2013 80 60 0.30 0.0
2012 81 54 0.00 0.0
2011 94 58 0.16 0.0
2010 82 60 0.93 0.0
2009 92 57 0.01 0.0
2008 86 61 0.00 0.0
2007 88 67 0.77 0.0
2006 98 54 0.00 0.0
2005 82 55 0.18 n/a
2004 79 64 0.43 n/a
2003 96 58 0.00 n/a
2002 94 68 0.00 n/a
2001 100 64 0.00 0.0
2000 87 59 0.00 0.0
1999 80 56 0.00 0.0
1998 78 62 0.40 n/a
1997 90 61 0.00 0.0
1996 96 60 0.00 n/a
1995 81 57 0.00 0.0
1994 89 62 0.00 0.0
1993 68 47 0.00 0.0
1992 69 55 0.00 0.0
1991 74 52 0.00 0.0
1990 88 61 0.00 0.0
1989 98 61 0.00 0.0
1988 66 57 0.95 0.0
1987 85 56 0.26 0.0
1986 87 56 0.00 0.0
1985 84 60 0.00 0.0
1984 86 65 0.03 0.0
1983 89 68 0.00 0.0
1982 86 58 0.00 0.0
1981 85 60 0.00 0.0
1980 98 58 0.00 0.0
1979 89 62 0.00 0.0
1978 72 42 0.00 0.0
1977 82 57 0.00 0.0
1976 92 60 0.40 0.0
1975 93 56 0.00 0.0
1974 78 44 0.00 0.0
1973 94 60 0.00 0.0
1972 63 52 0.02 0.0
1971 88 49 0.00 0.0
1970 79 55 0.00 0.0
1969 92 65 0.00 0.0
1968 87 58 0.01 0.0
1967 82 56 0.00 0.0
1966 96 60 0.00 0.0
1965 94 61 0.00 0.0
1964 96 66 0.00 0.0
1963 88 56 0.00 0.0
1962 92 60 0.00 0.0
1961 99 69 0.00 0.0
1960 90 63 0.00 0.0
1959 97 68 0.00 0.0
1958 99 65 0.00 0.0
1957 75 57 0.01 0.0
1956 92 62 0.00 0.0
1955 102 67 0.00 0.0
1954 90 57 0.01 0.0
1953 67 60 0.06 0.0
1952 84 54 0.00 0.0
1951 90 59 0.00 0.0
1950 88 55 0.00 0.0
1949 94 56 0.00 0.0
1948 72 48 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on August 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 102 °F 1955
2 100 °F 2001
3 99 °F 1958
3 99 °F 1961
5 98 °F 1980
5 98 °F 1989
5 98 °F 2006
8 97 °F 1959
9 96 °F 1964
9 96 °F 1966
9 96 °F 1996
9 96 °F 2016
9 96 °F 2003
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on August 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 42 °F 1978
2 44 °F 1974
3 47 °F 1993
4 48 °F 1948
4 48 °F 2017
6 49 °F 1971
7 51 °F 2020
8 52 °F 1972
8 52 °F 1991
10 54 °F 1952
10 54 °F 2012
10 54 °F 2006
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on August 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 63 °F 1972
2 66 °F 1988
3 67 °F 1953
4 68 °F 1993
5 69 °F 1992
6 72 °F 1978
6 72 °F 1948
6 72 °F 2017
9 74 °F 1991
10 75 °F 1957
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on August 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.9 inches 1988
2 0.9 inches 2010
3 0.8 inches 2007
4 0.4 inches 2004
5 0.4 inches 1998
5 0.4 inches 1976
7 0.3 inches 2013
8 0.3 inches 1987
9 0.2 inches 2005
10 0.2 inches 2011
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location