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Rapid City March 2 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of March 2.
March 2 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 74 °F 1974
Lowest temperature -18 °F 2014
Lowest daily high 2 °F 2014
Highest daily low 36 °F 1974
Most precipitation 0.6 inches 1966
Most snow 5.2 inches 1951
March 2 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 43.2 °F
Average low 17.8 °F
Chance precipitation 21.9%
Chance snow 18.7%
Rapid City March 2 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 65 26 0.00 n/a
2021 59 26 0.00 n/a
2020 44 18 0.01 n/a
2019 11 -13 0.10 n/a
2018 51 26 0.00 0.0
2017 40 22 0.00 0.0
2016 62 29 0.04 0.0
2015 49 10 0.00 0.0
2014 2 -18 0.00 0.0
2013 63 28 0.00 0.0
2012 35 13 0.00 0.0
2011 8 -8 0.00 0.0
2010 49 24 0.00 0.0
2009 44 17 0.00 0.0
2008 43 27 0.00 0.0
2007 23 18 0.00 0.0
2006 45 20 0.00 0.0
2005 59 26 0.00 n/a
2004 26 16 0.00 n/a
2003 42 3 0.00 n/a
2002 11 -4 0.00 n/a
2001 41 16 0.00 0.0
2000 57 24 0.00 0.0
1999 35 16 0.03 0.0
1998 30 14 0.00 n/a
1997 53 21 0.00 n/a
1996 22 9 0.07 1.7
1995 28 -4 0.00 0.0
1994 65 35 0.00 0.0
1993 42 24 0.00 0.0
1992 67 34 0.00 0.0
1991 26 4 0.01 0.2
1990 52 25 0.00 0.0
1989 3 -2 0.11 1.3
1988 39 22 0.00 0.0
1987 39 20 0.00 0.0
1986 53 30 0.00 0.0
1985 34 19 0.38 4.3
1984 52 21 0.00 0.0
1983 69 35 0.00 0.0
1982 29 14 0.19 2.0
1981 54 17 0.00 0.0
1980 46 13 0.00 0.0
1979 23 14 0.00 0.0
1978 12 1 0.00 0.0
1977 26 19 0.12 2.2
1976 19 0 0.03 0.3
1975 29 22 0.00 0.0
1974 74 36 0.00 0.0
1973 55 36 0.00 0.0
1972 32 14 0.00 0.0
1971 21 11 0.01 0.1
1970 50 24 0.11 0.1
1969 26 16 0.24 2.7
1968 34 16 0.02 0.0
1967 34 28 0.03 0.3
1966 30 17 0.55 4.8
1965 23 5 0.00 0.0
1964 42 25 0.00 0.0
1963 43 26 0.07 1.0
1962 36 -1 0.00 0.0
1961 50 31 0.01 0.0
1960 4 -10 0.03 0.4
1959 40 23 0.00 0.0
1958 30 17 0.09 1.1
1957 55 17 0.00 0.0
1956 44 26 0.00 0.0
1955 58 25 0.00 0.0
1954 11 -2 0.01 0.0
1953 23 2 0.03 0.3
1952 8 -2 0.01 0.1
1951 23 7 0.44 5.2
1950 47 8 0.00 0.0
1949 51 24 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on March 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 74 °F 1974
2 69 °F 1983
3 67 °F 1992
4 65 °F 1994
4 65 °F 2022
6 63 °F 2013
7 62 °F 2016
8 59 °F 2005
8 59 °F 2021
10 58 °F 1955
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on March 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 -18 °F 2014
2 -13 °F 2019
3 -10 °F 1960
4 -8 °F 2011
5 -4 °F 1995
5 -4 °F 2002
7 -2 °F 1954
7 -2 °F 1952
7 -2 °F 1989
10 -1 °F 1962
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on March 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 2 °F 2014
2 3 °F 1989
3 4 °F 1960
4 8 °F 2011
4 8 °F 1952
6 11 °F 2002
6 11 °F 1954
8 11 °F 2019
9 12 °F 1978
10 19 °F 1976
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on March 2
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.6 inches 1966
2 0.4 inches 1951
3 0.4 inches 1985
4 0.2 inches 1969
5 0.2 inches 1982
6 0.1 inches 1977
7 0.1 inches 1989
7 0.1 inches 1970
9 0.1 inches 2019
10 0.1 inches 1958
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on March 2
Rank Precipitation Year
1 5.2 inches 1951
2 4.8 inches 1966
3 4.3 inches 1985
4 2.7 inches 1969
5 2.2 inches 1977
6 2.0 inches 1982
7 1.7 inches 1996
8 1.3 inches 1989
9 1.1 inches 1958
10 1.0 inches 1963
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location