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March Rapid City Weather 
March Rapid City Weather
Record High: 83°F
Normal High: 47°F
Normal Low: 23°F
Record Low: -21°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 1.03"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 1.39"
Avg Monthly Snow: 8.9"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 14.7"

Rapid City Weather In March

The highest recorded temperature in March for Rapid City for the past 68 years was 83 degrees Fahrenheit, registered on March 12, 2007, and the regular high is 47. The lowest documented temperature for Rapid City for the past 68 years in March was -21 registered on March 8, 1996, and the mean daily low in the month is 23.

According to National Weather Service Rapid City March Weather data, on March 1, 1960, the recorded high temperature did not exceed 0 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Rapid City in the past 68 years. The Weather Service additionally indicates that on March 1, 1974, the low for the day did not drop below 48 degrees, the highest low recorded in Rapid City in the last 68 years.

Historical weather data accumulated by the National Weather Service shows that the average daily high temperature in Rapid City on March First is 40 degrees Fahrenheit and the average high on the last day of March is 54 degrees. The daily low temperature in Rapid City on March First averages 17 degrees Fahrenheit and the low on the last day of March averages 28 degrees.

Rapid City usually receives an average of 1.03 inches of precipitation during the month. The most precipitation recorded on a single day in March, according to March Rapid City Weather data, was 1.39 inches on March 16, 1963. Rapid City averages 8.9 inches of snow in March. The most snow measured in a single day in March was 14.7 inches on March 16, 1963.