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Rapid City July 3 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of July 3.
July 3 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 103 °F 2012
Lowest temperature 43 °F 1972
Lowest daily high 60 °F 1972
Highest daily low 69 °F 1990
Most precipitation 0.9 inches 1979
Most snow none -
July 3 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 84.4 °F
Average low 56.3 °F
Chance precipitation 34.6%
Chance snow 0%
Rapid City July 3 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 93 61 0.08 n/a
2021 96 66 0.00 n/a
2020 95 60 0.00 n/a
2019 82 59 0.48 n/a
2018 80 61 0.58 0.0
2017 92 62 0.00 0.0
2016 83 54 0.85 0.0
2015 81 57 0.00 0.0
2014 83 51 0.00 0.0
2013 93 54 0.00 0.0
2012 103 61 0.00 0.0
2011 86 57 0.00 0.0
2010 81 59 0.01 0.0
2009 71 59 0.18 0.0
2008 76 53 0.00 0.0
2007 87 62 0.04 0.0
2006 88 64 0.05 0.0
2005 79 51 0.00 n/a
2004 88 55 0.56 n/a
2003 94 64 0.00 n/a
2002 96 58 0.00 n/a
2001 89 55 0.00 n/a
2000 88 63 0.00 0.0
1999 81 59 0.00 0.0
1998 80 61 0.17 n/a
1997 69 44 0.00 0.0
1996 93 65 0.00 n/a
1995 75 54 0.05 0.0
1994 85 63 0.00 0.0
1993 79 52 0.00 0.0
1992 75 44 0.36 0.0
1991 83 55 0.00 0.0
1990 87 69 0.00 0.0
1989 96 58 0.00 0.0
1988 100 59 0.00 0.0
1987 80 58 0.00 0.0
1986 97 66 0.00 0.0
1985 96 57 0.00 0.0
1984 80 54 0.06 0.0
1983 70 50 0.05 0.0
1982 87 55 0.00 0.0
1981 81 54 0.00 0.0
1980 95 60 0.00 0.0
1979 87 60 0.95 0.0
1978 90 57 0.00 0.0
1977 92 63 0.00 0.0
1976 75 56 0.08 0.0
1975 92 64 0.00 0.0
1974 74 53 0.00 0.0
1973 89 56 0.00 0.0
1972 60 43 0.13 0.0
1971 79 55 0.68 0.0
1970 80 51 0.00 0.0
1969 91 60 0.00 0.0
1968 81 51 0.00 0.0
1967 69 45 0.00 0.0
1966 89 62 0.00 0.0
1965 83 55 0.00 0.0
1964 82 57 0.00 0.0
1963 85 60 0.02 0.0
1962 86 60 0.37 0.0
1961 101 57 0.00 0.0
1960 78 53 0.00 0.0
1959 89 57 0.13 0.0
1958 80 56 0.20 0.0
1957 90 60 0.00 0.0
1956 81 57 0.43 0.0
1955 80 60 0.01 0.0
1954 88 56 0.00 0.0
1953 90 56 0.00 0.0
1952 88 50 0.00 0.0
1951 70 51 0.00 0.0
1950 79 52 0.00 0.0
1949 102 66 0.01 0.0
1948 87 60 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on July 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 103 °F 2012
2 102 °F 1949
3 101 °F 1961
4 100 °F 1988
5 97 °F 1986
6 96 °F 1989
6 96 °F 2002
6 96 °F 2021
6 96 °F 1985
10 95 °F 1980
10 95 °F 2020
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on July 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 43 °F 1972
2 44 °F 1997
2 44 °F 1992
4 45 °F 1967
5 50 °F 1983
5 50 °F 1952
7 51 °F 1951
7 51 °F 2005
7 51 °F 1968
7 51 °F 1970
7 51 °F 2014
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on July 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 60 °F 1972
2 69 °F 1967
2 69 °F 1997
4 70 °F 1983
4 70 °F 1951
6 71 °F 2009
7 74 °F 1974
8 75 °F 1976
8 75 °F 1992
8 75 °F 1995
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on July 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.9 inches 1979
2 0.9 inches 2016
3 0.7 inches 1971
4 0.6 inches 2018
5 0.6 inches 2004
6 0.5 inches 2019
7 0.4 inches 1956
8 0.4 inches 1962
9 0.4 inches 1992
10 0.2 inches 1958
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location