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Rapid City March 8 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of March 8.
March 8 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 68 °F 2007
Lowest temperature -21 °F 1996
Lowest daily high 5 °F 1951
Highest daily low 36 °F 1986
Most precipitation 1.3 inches 2000
Most snow 4.5 inches 2000
March 8 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 45.2 °F
Average low 19.5 °F
Chance precipitation 22.2%
Chance snow 16.1%
Rapid City March 8 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 28 10 0.04 n/a
2021 62 28 0.00 n/a
2020 63 27 0.00 n/a
2019 33 7 0.07 n/a
2018 51 16 0.00 0.0
2017 48 14 0.00 0.0
2016 53 27 0.00 0.0
2015 56 20 0.00 0.0
2014 56 21 0.00 0.0
2013 43 22 0.00 0.0
2012 55 15 0.00 0.0
2011 22 1 0.20 3.2
2010 45 28 0.00 0.0
2009 54 20 0.00 0.0
2008 48 29 0.00 0.0
2007 68 31 0.00 0.0
2006 52 28 0.00 0.0
2005 50 32 0.14 n/a
2004 58 33 0.00 n/a
2003 8 -1 0.00 n/a
2002 14 -1 0.03 n/a
2001 49 22 0.00 0.0
2000 43 22 1.25 4.5
1999 33 15 0.03 0.0
1998 20 0 0.00 n/a
1997 53 26 0.00 n/a
1996 10 -21 0.00 0.0
1995 23 -5 0.00 0.0
1994 43 16 0.00 0.0
1993 46 29 0.00 0.0
1992 41 25 0.37 2.3
1991 43 22 0.00 0.0
1990 42 20 0.00 0.0
1989 47 32 0.00 0.0
1988 52 27 0.00 0.0
1987 40 17 0.06 0.7
1986 66 36 0.00 0.0
1985 46 16 0.00 0.0
1984 29 5 0.00 0.0
1983 36 19 0.00 0.0
1982 30 11 0.00 0.0
1981 54 19 0.00 0.0
1980 40 19 0.00 0.0
1979 46 32 0.00 0.0
1978 45 16 0.00 0.0
1977 68 32 0.00 0.0
1976 50 25 0.00 0.0
1975 28 15 0.00 0.2
1974 67 24 0.00 0.0
1973 37 24 0.00 0.0
1972 49 14 0.00 0.0
1971 44 17 0.00 0.0
1970 49 20 0.14 1.4
1969 19 -1 0.01 0.1
1968 52 33 0.00 0.0
1967 47 9 0.00 0.0
1966 44 30 0.00 0.0
1965 44 23 0.00 0.0
1964 34 10 0.00 0.0
1963 47 29 0.00 0.0
1962 38 16 0.00 0.0
1961 44 23 0.00 0.0
1960 25 18 0.06 0.6
1959 50 26 0.00 0.0
1958 32 25 0.00 0.0
1957 41 19 0.00 0.0
1956 54 20 0.00 0.0
1955 62 31 0.00 0.0
1954 64 24 0.01 0.0
1953 48 24 0.00 0.0
1952 37 20 0.00 0.0
1951 5 -12 0.00 0.0
1950 29 -1 0.00 0.0
1949 33 18 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on March 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 68 °F 2007
1 68 °F 1977
3 67 °F 1974
4 66 °F 1986
5 64 °F 1954
6 63 °F 2020
7 62 °F 2021
7 62 °F 1955
9 58 °F 2004
10 56 °F 2015
10 56 °F 2014
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on March 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 -21 °F 1996
2 -12 °F 1951
3 -5 °F 1995
4 -1 °F 1969
4 -1 °F 2002
4 -1 °F 1950
4 -1 °F 2003
8 0 °F 1998
9 1 °F 2011
10 5 °F 1984
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on March 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 5 °F 1951
2 8 °F 2003
3 10 °F 1996
4 14 °F 2002
5 19 °F 1969
6 20 °F 1998
7 22 °F 2011
8 23 °F 1995
9 25 °F 1960
10 28 °F 1975
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on March 8
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.3 inches 2000
2 0.4 inches 1992
3 0.2 inches 2011
4 0.1 inches 1970
4 0.1 inches 2005
6 0.1 inches 2019
7 0.1 inches 1987
7 0.1 inches 1960
9 0.0 inches 2022
10 0.0 inches 2002
10 0.0 inches 1999
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on March 8
Rank Precipitation Year
1 4.5 inches 2000
2 3.2 inches 2011
3 2.3 inches 1992
4 1.4 inches 1970
5 0.7 inches 1987
6 0.6 inches 1960
7 0.2 inches 1975
8 0.1 inches 1969
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location