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Rapid City March 3 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of March 3.
March 3 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 74 °F 1992
Lowest temperature -15 °F 1960
Lowest daily high 0 °F 1960
Highest daily low 38 °F 1994
Most precipitation 0.6 inches 1985
Most snow 10.2 inches 1985
March 3 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 43.4 °F
Average low 18.1 °F
Chance precipitation 22.2%
Chance snow 18.3%
Rapid City March 3 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 30 23 0.00 n/a
2021 63 29 0.00 n/a
2020 48 24 0.00 n/a
2019 3 -15 0.00 n/a
2018 38 24 0.00 0.0
2017 57 20 0.00 0.0
2016 57 21 0.00 0.0
2015 30 -2 0.08 1.2
2014 22 -6 0.00 0.0
2013 60 33 0.00 0.0
2012 45 18 0.00 0.0
2011 40 -1 0.00 0.0
2010 48 26 0.00 0.0
2009 67 27 0.00 0.0
2008 50 15 0.00 0.0
2007 42 16 0.00 0.0
2006 58 16 0.00 0.0
2005 61 25 0.00 n/a
2004 27 19 0.00 n/a
2003 35 9 0.00 n/a
2002 35 -3 0.00 n/a
2001 43 26 0.00 0.0
2000 64 25 0.00 0.0
1999 45 14 0.00 0.0
1998 23 9 0.00 n/a
1997 30 15 0.06 n/a
1996 31 8 0.00 0.0
1995 33 7 0.15 2.2
1994 68 38 0.00 0.0
1993 36 31 0.03 0.3
1992 74 34 0.00 0.0
1991 57 16 0.00 0.0
1990 56 19 0.00 0.0
1989 1 -3 0.34 3.7
1988 53 19 0.00 0.0
1987 46 17 0.00 0.0
1986 54 34 0.00 0.0
1985 20 14 0.63 10.2
1984 46 31 0.05 0.4
1983 70 36 0.00 0.0
1982 23 12 0.00 0.0
1981 53 25 0.00 0.0
1980 39 17 0.12 1.8
1979 29 12 0.00 0.0
1978 13 -5 0.00 0.0
1977 23 19 0.18 2.7
1976 14 -3 0.00 0.0
1975 32 23 0.03 0.4
1974 53 28 0.00 0.0
1973 51 28 0.00 0.0
1972 30 4 0.02 0.2
1971 47 11 0.00 0.0
1970 33 18 0.00 0.0
1969 22 13 0.00 0.0
1968 58 13 0.00 0.0
1967 29 27 0.17 0.9
1966 18 6 0.28 2.8
1965 17 10 0.14 1.6
1964 40 22 0.03 0.3
1963 34 20 0.00 0.0
1962 16 -3 0.15 2.1
1961 38 28 0.17 1.6
1960 0 -15 0.00 0.0
1959 46 19 0.00 0.0
1958 33 14 0.00 0.0
1957 45 23 0.00 0.0
1956 60 22 0.00 0.0
1955 39 20 0.03 0.5
1954 23 -5 0.00 0.0
1953 26 5 0.00 0.0
1952 16 -5 0.00 0.0
1951 21 -1 0.00 0.0
1950 57 28 0.00 0.0
1949 53 30 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on March 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 74 °F 1992
2 70 °F 1983
3 68 °F 1994
4 67 °F 2009
5 64 °F 2000
6 63 °F 2021
7 61 °F 2005
8 60 °F 1956
8 60 °F 2013
10 58 °F 1968
10 58 °F 2006
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on March 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 -15 °F 1960
2 -15 °F 2019
3 -6 °F 2014
4 -5 °F 1954
4 -5 °F 1952
4 -5 °F 1978
7 -3 °F 2002
7 -3 °F 1962
7 -3 °F 1976
7 -3 °F 1989
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on March 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 0 °F 1960
2 1 °F 1989
3 3 °F 2019
4 13 °F 1978
5 14 °F 1976
6 16 °F 1952
6 16 °F 1962
8 17 °F 1965
9 18 °F 1966
10 20 °F 1985
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on March 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.6 inches 1985
2 0.3 inches 1989
3 0.3 inches 1966
4 0.2 inches 1977
5 0.2 inches 1967
5 0.2 inches 1961
7 0.1 inches 1962
7 0.1 inches 1995
9 0.1 inches 1965
10 0.1 inches 1980
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on March 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 10.2 inches 1985
2 3.7 inches 1989
3 2.8 inches 1966
4 2.7 inches 1977
5 2.2 inches 1995
6 2.1 inches 1962
7 1.8 inches 1980
8 1.6 inches 1965
8 1.6 inches 1961
10 1.2 inches 2015
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location