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Rapid City March 16 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of March 16.
March 16 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 82 °F 2012
Lowest temperature 2 °F 1955
Lowest daily high 22 °F 1989
Highest daily low 39 °F 2012
Most precipitation 1.4 inches 1963
Most snow 14.7 inches 1963
March 16 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 48.9 °F
Average low 23.0 °F
Chance precipitation 23.4%
Chance snow 14.0%
Rapid City March 16 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 57 37 0.00 n/a
2021 34 21 0.00 n/a
2020 28 22 0.00 n/a
2019 39 23 0.00 n/a
2018 32 11 0.87 9.6
2017 75 37 0.00 0.0
2016 50 19 0.00 0.0
2015 64 32 0.00 0.0
2014 63 24 0.00 0.0
2013 33 23 0.37 7.0
2012 82 39 0.00 0.0
2011 71 37 0.00 0.0
2010 57 22 0.00 0.0
2009 71 29 0.00 0.0
2008 34 21 0.12 1.5
2007 54 21 0.00 0.0
2006 25 12 0.00 0.0
2005 49 23 0.00 n/a
2004 53 34 0.00 n/a
2003 71 35 0.10 n/a
2002 33 8 0.00 n/a
2001 44 15 0.00 0.0
2000 49 15 0.00 0.0
1999 72 34 0.00 0.0
1998 57 21 0.00 n/a
1997 70 26 0.00 n/a
1996 49 30 0.00 n/a
1995 54 33 0.00 0.0
1994 67 26 0.00 0.0
1993 31 12 0.01 0.3
1992 58 39 0.00 0.0
1991 54 30 0.00 0.0
1990 49 31 0.00 0.0
1989 22 13 0.05 0.6
1988 27 3 0.01 0.2
1987 32 28 0.23 2.3
1986 42 29 0.00 0.0
1985 59 26 0.00 0.0
1984 26 22 0.06 0.6
1983 36 29 0.02 0.1
1982 51 36 0.00 0.0
1981 68 27 0.00 0.0
1980 40 21 0.00 0.0
1979 67 33 0.00 0.0
1978 39 21 0.00 0.0
1977 51 25 0.00 0.0
1976 53 19 0.00 0.0
1975 59 32 0.00 0.0
1974 44 15 0.00 0.0
1973 38 19 0.00 0.0
1972 62 30 0.01 0.0
1971 47 22 0.00 0.0
1970 41 17 0.00 0.0
1969 58 33 0.00 0.0
1968 67 24 0.00 0.0
1967 32 16 0.00 0.0
1966 75 35 0.00 0.0
1965 29 7 0.06 0.3
1964 50 25 0.00 0.0
1963 38 22 1.39 14.7
1962 45 20 0.00 0.0
1961 66 31 0.00 0.0
1960 31 18 0.11 1.1
1959 49 25 0.00 0.0
1958 28 20 0.01 0.1
1957 41 18 0.00 0.0
1956 49 27 0.00 0.0
1955 37 2 0.00 0.0
1954 49 18 0.00 0.0
1953 62 21 0.00 0.0
1952 45 20 0.00 0.0
1951 54 24 0.00 0.0
1950 49 25 0.00 0.0
1949 25 14 0.07 1.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on March 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 82 °F 2012
2 75 °F 2017
2 75 °F 1966
4 72 °F 1999
5 71 °F 2003
5 71 °F 2011
5 71 °F 2009
8 70 °F 1997
9 68 °F 1981
10 67 °F 1979
10 67 °F 1968
10 67 °F 1994
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on March 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 2 °F 1955
2 3 °F 1988
3 7 °F 1965
4 8 °F 2002
5 11 °F 2018
6 12 °F 1993
6 12 °F 2006
8 13 °F 1989
9 14 °F 1949
10 15 °F 1974
10 15 °F 2001
10 15 °F 2000
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on March 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 22 °F 1989
2 25 °F 2006
2 25 °F 1949
4 26 °F 1984
5 27 °F 1988
6 28 °F 1958
7 28 °F 2020
8 29 °F 1965
9 31 °F 1993
9 31 °F 1960
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on March 16
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.4 inches 1963
2 0.9 inches 2018
3 0.4 inches 2013
4 0.2 inches 1987
5 0.1 inches 2008
6 0.1 inches 1960
7 0.1 inches 2003
8 0.1 inches 1949
9 0.1 inches 1965
9 0.1 inches 1984
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on March 16
Rank Precipitation Year
1 14.7 inches 1963
2 9.6 inches 2018
3 7.0 inches 2013
4 2.3 inches 1987
5 1.5 inches 2008
6 1.1 inches 1960
7 1.0 inches 1949
8 0.6 inches 1989
8 0.6 inches 1984
10 0.3 inches 1993
10 0.3 inches 1965
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location