Rapid City March 5 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of March 5.
March 5 All-Time Records
1948–2024
Highest temperature 76 °F 2000
Lowest temperature -11 °F 1989
Lowest daily high 4 °F 1995
Highest daily low 43 °F 1992
Most precipitation 0.63 inches 1999
Most snow 12.5 inches 1999
March 5 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 44.0 °F
Average low 18.6 °F
Chance precipitation 22.2%
Chance snow 17.5%
Rapid City March 5 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 40 21 0.26 n/a
2022 26 15 0.17 n/a
2021 64 30 0.00 n/a
2020 46 27 0.00 n/a
2019 27 0 0.00 n/a
2018 35 21 0.00 0.0
2017 69 28 0.00 0.0
2016 71 25 0.00 0.0
2015 48 -1 0.00 0.0
2014 51 13 0.00 0.0
2013 32 5 0.00 0.0
2012 66 26 0.00 0.0
2011 24 9 0.00 0.0
2010 32 25 0.02 0.0
2009 52 25 0.01 0.0
2008 35 14 0.00 0.5
2007 48 26 0.00 0.0
2006 56 24 0.00 0.0
2005 70 26 0.00 n/a
2004 31 21 0.00 n/a
2003 35 6 0.00 n/a
2002 55 24 0.00 n/a
2001 27 23 0.00 0.0
2000 76 29 0.00 0.0
1999 26 16 0.63 12.5
1998 18 0 0.00 n/a
1997 37 8 0.00 n/a
1996 12 4 0.22 5.2
1995 4 -8 0.03 0.3
1994 57 40 0.00 0.0
1993 46 25 0.00 0.0
1992 49 43 0.02 0.0
1991 57 24 0.02 0.2
1990 42 20 0.01 0.1
1989 15 -11 0.00 0.0
1988 63 16 0.00 0.0
1987 62 31 0.00 0.0
1986 55 34 0.00 0.0
1985 27 3 0.00 0.0
1984 34 15 0.01 0.1
1983 37 33 0.19 1.2
1982 20 -2 0.00 0.0
1981 57 19 0.00 0.0
1980 15 4 0.00 0.0
1979 53 23 0.00 0.0
1978 24 13 0.10 0.3
1977 40 17 0.00 0.0
1976 28 -5 0.00 0.0
1975 37 28 0.07 1.1
1974 60 28 0.00 0.0
1973 38 26 0.04 0.3
1972 54 17 0.00 0.0
1971 34 24 0.01 0.1
1970 44 18 0.00 0.0
1969 37 8 0.00 0.0
1968 60 28 0.00 0.0
1967 25 11 0.02 0.2
1966 21 6 0.00 0.0
1965 47 18 0.00 0.0
1964 46 19 0.35 3.1
1963 45 18 0.00 0.0
1962 25 -4 0.00 0.0
1961 36 17 0.11 0.8
1960 21 4 0.00 0.0
1959 37 23 0.00 0.0
1958 40 17 0.00 0.0
1957 26 11 0.25 2.9
1956 45 24 0.00 0.0
1955 24 -5 0.00 0.0
1954 47 13 0.00 0.0
1953 48 12 0.02 0.2
1952 23 2 0.00 0.0
1951 54 0 0.00 0.0
1950 61 29 0.00 0.0
1949 46 32 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Rapid City on 3/5?
For the date of Mar 5, the highest temperature ever reached in Rapid City history is 76 °F which happened in 2000.
Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on March 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 76 °F 2000
2 71 °F 2016
3 70 °F 2005
4 69 °F 2017
5 66 °F 2012
6 64 °F 2021
7 63 °F 1988
8 62 °F 1987
9 61 °F 1950
10 60 °F 1968
10 60 °F 1974
What's the all-time low for Rapid City on 3/5?
For the date of Mar 5, the lowest temperature ever reached in Rapid City history is -11 °F which happened in 1989.
Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on March 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 -11 °F 1989
2 -8 °F 1995
3 -5 °F 1976
3 -5 °F 1955
5 -4 °F 1962
6 -2 °F 1982
7 -1 °F 2015
8 0 °F 1998
8 0 °F 2019
8 0 °F 1951
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on March 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 4 °F 1995
2 12 °F 1996
3 15 °F 1989
3 15 °F 1980
5 18 °F 1998
6 20 °F 1982
7 21 °F 1966
7 21 °F 1960
9 23 °F 1952
10 24 °F 1978
10 24 °F 1955
10 24 °F 2011
What's the most it has ever rained in Rapid City on 3/5?
For the date of Mar 5, the most precipitation ever recorded in Rapid City history is 0.63 inches which happened in 1999.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on March 5
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.63 inches 1999
2 0.35 inches 1964
3 0.26 inches 2023
4 0.25 inches 1957
5 0.22 inches 1996
6 0.19 inches 1983
7 0.17 inches 2022
8 0.11 inches 1961
9 0.10 inches 1978
10 0.07 inches 1975
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on March 5
Rank Precipitation Year
1 12.5 inches 1999
2 5.2 inches 1996
3 3.1 inches 1964
4 2.9 inches 1957
5 1.2 inches 1983
6 1.1 inches 1975
7 0.8 inches 1961
8 0.5 inches 2008
9 0.3 inches 1973
9 0.3 inches 1978
9 0.3 inches 1995
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2024 Rapid City Regional Airport location