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Rapid City March 17 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of March 17.
March 17 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 79 °F 2012
Lowest temperature -2 °F 1965
Lowest daily high 7 °F 1965
Highest daily low 42 °F 2012
Most precipitation 0.7 inches 1971
Most snow 6.8 inches 1971
March 17 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 49.4 °F
Average low 23.4 °F
Chance precipitation 23.5%
Chance snow 14.5%
Rapid City March 17 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 53 27 0.00 n/a
2021 42 24 0.00 n/a
2020 56 23 0.00 n/a
2019 38 20 0.00 n/a
2018 31 3 0.00 0.0
2017 58 28 0.00 0.0
2016 45 19 0.00 0.0
2015 39 26 0.00 0.0
2014 63 33 0.00 0.0
2013 48 19 0.04 0.0
2012 79 42 0.00 0.0
2011 53 34 0.02 0.0
2010 70 27 0.00 0.0
2009 53 29 0.00 0.0
2008 51 21 0.00 0.0
2007 64 31 0.00 0.0
2006 35 13 0.00 0.0
2005 40 25 0.00 n/a
2004 59 35 0.09 n/a
2003 52 34 0.47 n/a
2002 30 24 0.00 n/a
2001 51 19 0.00 0.0
2000 48 28 0.00 0.0
1999 45 22 0.00 0.0
1998 47 30 0.16 n/a
1997 44 20 0.03 n/a
1996 44 27 0.08 0.8
1995 42 30 0.19 0.4
1994 62 35 0.00 0.0
1993 33 12 0.00 0.0
1992 50 30 0.00 0.0
1991 54 23 0.04 0.0
1990 45 27 0.00 0.0
1989 13 0 0.13 2.1
1988 32 15 0.02 0.3
1987 32 27 0.14 1.4
1986 33 29 0.36 3.6
1985 64 31 0.00 0.0
1984 41 17 0.00 0.0
1983 30 25 0.03 0.3
1982 48 32 0.40 4.6
1981 51 20 0.00 0.0
1980 49 20 0.00 0.0
1979 64 36 0.00 0.0
1978 60 25 0.00 0.0
1977 56 27 0.00 0.0
1976 67 27 0.00 0.0
1975 51 31 0.00 0.0
1974 72 29 0.01 0.0
1973 48 20 0.00 0.0
1972 57 30 0.00 0.0
1971 31 25 0.70 6.8
1970 36 28 0.25 3.0
1969 57 33 0.00 0.0
1968 68 38 0.00 0.0
1967 26 15 0.00 0.0
1966 45 32 0.12 1.0
1965 7 -2 0.01 0.1
1964 58 25 0.00 0.0
1963 39 9 0.00 0.0
1962 43 20 0.00 0.0
1961 53 35 0.00 0.0
1960 39 8 0.08 0.6
1959 62 32 0.00 0.0
1958 37 18 0.01 0.1
1957 33 22 0.02 0.2
1956 46 32 0.00 0.0
1955 35 19 0.00 0.0
1954 53 26 0.00 0.0
1953 65 32 0.00 0.0
1952 39 27 0.00 0.0
1951 35 15 0.00 0.1
1950 31 14 0.19 2.1
1949 30 14 0.03 0.4
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on March 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 79 °F 2012
2 72 °F 1974
3 70 °F 2010
4 68 °F 1968
5 67 °F 1976
6 65 °F 1953
7 64 °F 1979
7 64 °F 2007
7 64 °F 1985
10 63 °F 2014
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on March 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 -2 °F 1965
2 0 °F 1989
3 3 °F 2018
4 8 °F 1960
5 9 °F 1963
6 12 °F 1993
7 13 °F 2006
8 14 °F 1950
8 14 °F 1949
10 15 °F 1988
10 15 °F 1951
10 15 °F 1967
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on March 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 7 °F 1965
2 13 °F 1989
3 26 °F 1967
4 30 °F 2002
4 30 °F 1983
4 30 °F 1949
7 31 °F 1971
7 31 °F 1950
9 31 °F 2018
10 32 °F 1988
10 32 °F 1987
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on March 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.7 inches 1971
2 0.5 inches 2003
3 0.4 inches 1982
4 0.4 inches 1986
5 0.3 inches 1970
6 0.2 inches 1950
6 0.2 inches 1995
8 0.2 inches 1998
9 0.1 inches 1987
10 0.1 inches 1989
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on March 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 6.8 inches 1971
2 4.6 inches 1982
3 3.6 inches 1986
4 3.0 inches 1970
5 2.1 inches 1989
5 2.1 inches 1950
7 1.4 inches 1987
8 1.0 inches 1966
9 0.8 inches 1996
10 0.6 inches 1960
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location