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Rapid City October 3 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of October 3.
October 3 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 90 °F 1963
Lowest temperature 24 °F 2009
Lowest daily high 40 °F 1950
Highest daily low 55 °F 1957
Most precipitation 0.9 inches 2013
Most snow none -
October 3 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 67.2 °F
Average low 39.0 °F
Chance precipitation 23.1%
Chance snow 2.7%
Rapid City October 3 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2021 82 40 0.00 n/a
2020 68 35 0.00 n/a
2019 60 31 0.00 n/a
2018 72 26 0.00 0.0
2017 57 32 0.06 0.0
2016 66 47 0.16 0.0
2015 52 45 0.21 0.0
2014 52 29 0.00 0.0
2013 52 38 0.92 0.0
2012 58 36 0.00 0.0
2011 87 52 0.00 0.0
2010 77 42 0.00 0.0
2009 51 24 0.00 0.0
2008 74 39 0.00 0.0
2007 83 37 0.00 0.0
2006 71 45 0.00 0.0
2005 64 40 0.01 n/a
2004 74 39 0.00 n/a
2003 72 41 0.00 n/a
2002 58 33 0.00 n/a
2001 68 35 0.00 n/a
2000 50 37 0.00 0.0
1999 53 30 0.00 0.0
1998 46 41 0.01 0.0
1997 72 44 0.00 0.0
1996 62 33 0.00 n/a
1995 69 32 0.01 0.0
1994 48 42 0.05 0.0
1993 85 43 0.00 0.0
1992 85 43 0.00 0.0
1991 57 39 0.38 0.0
1990 63 38 0.00 0.0
1989 50 36 0.00 0.0
1988 55 33 0.00 0.0
1987 89 37 0.00 0.0
1986 46 36 0.34 0.0
1985 54 40 0.02 0.0
1984 76 45 0.00 0.0
1983 54 36 0.66 0.0
1982 74 39 0.00 0.0
1981 67 47 0.00 0.0
1980 77 38 0.00 0.0
1979 63 37 0.00 0.0
1978 67 32 0.00 0.0
1977 68 41 0.00 0.0
1976 72 43 0.01 0.0
1975 84 51 0.00 0.0
1974 75 46 0.00 0.0
1973 60 33 0.00 0.0
1972 70 38 0.00 0.0
1971 64 40 0.00 0.0
1970 74 35 0.00 0.0
1969 55 42 0.08 0.0
1968 56 25 0.00 0.0
1967 87 50 0.00 0.0
1966 45 32 0.30 0.0
1965 69 36 0.00 0.0
1964 67 39 0.00 0.0
1963 90 50 0.00 0.0
1962 69 41 0.00 0.0
1961 75 42 0.00 0.0
1960 78 38 0.00 0.0
1959 68 33 0.00 0.0
1958 83 51 0.00 0.0
1957 81 55 0.00 0.0
1956 72 50 0.00 0.0
1955 77 45 0.00 0.0
1954 72 36 0.00 0.0
1953 62 39 0.00 0.0
1952 68 42 0.00 0.0
1951 55 48 0.17 0.0
1950 40 30 0.00 0.0
1949 60 47 0.01 0.0
1948 83 41 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on October 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 90 °F 1963
2 89 °F 1987
3 87 °F 1967
3 87 °F 2011
5 85 °F 1992
5 85 °F 1993
7 84 °F 1975
8 83 °F 2007
8 83 °F 1958
8 83 °F 1948
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on October 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 24 °F 2009
2 25 °F 1968
3 26 °F 2018
4 29 °F 2014
5 30 °F 1999
5 30 °F 1950
7 31 °F 2019
8 32 °F 1995
8 32 °F 1978
8 32 °F 2017
8 32 °F 1966
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on October 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 40 °F 1950
2 45 °F 1966
3 46 °F 1986
3 46 °F 1998
5 48 °F 1994
6 50 °F 1989
6 50 °F 2000
8 51 °F 2009
9 52 °F 2015
9 52 °F 2013
9 52 °F 2014
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on October 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.9 inches 2013
2 0.7 inches 1983
3 0.4 inches 1991
4 0.3 inches 1986
5 0.3 inches 1966
6 0.2 inches 2015
7 0.2 inches 1951
8 0.2 inches 2016
9 0.1 inches 1969
10 0.1 inches 2017
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location