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January Rainfall for Fort Smith, Arkansas

All rainfall amounts are in inches

For the 135 year period of January 1883 through January 2017

 

Wettest January was 11.33 recorded in 1949

Driest January was 0.20 recorded in 1986

Difference between the wettest and driest January was 11.13

 

Driest January      Wettest January
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1986 0.20 71 1966 2.23
2 1943 0.22 72 1895 2.24
3 1936 0.22 73 1975 2.27
4 1976 0.33 74 2017 2.34
5 2003 0.37 75 1953 2.37
6 2016 0.39 76 2001 2.39
7 1911 0.40 77 1960 2.42
8 1961 0.44 78 1922 2.44
9 1947 0.46 79 1907 2.44
10 1931 0.48 80 1899 2.49
11 2011 0.51 81 1987 2.50
12 1997 0.56 82 1886 2.52
13 2008 0.61 83 1935 2.63
14 1959 0.61 84 1902 2.65
15 1909 0.62 85 1915 2.66
16 1964 0.63 86 1979 2.67
17 1972 0.68 87 1883 2.71
18 1917 0.68 88 1968 2.81
19 1963 0.70 89 2004 2.82
20 1970 0.75 90 1969 2.84
21 2014 0.79 91 1918 2.86
22 1948 0.79 92 2010 2.92
23 1887 0.79 93 1898 2.97
24 1984 0.80 94 1996 3.05
25 1914 0.93 95 1962 3.08
26 1974 0.96 96 2006 3.09
27 1901 0.96 97 1957 3.13
28 1980 0.99 98 1905 3.25
29 1967 0.99 99 1994 3.46
30 1945 1.03 100 1904 3.48
31 1940 1.07 101 2009 3.50
32 1893 1.09 102 1995 3.51
33 1910 1.18 103 1938 3.51
34 1952 1.20 104 1973 3.56
35 1888 1.22 105 1923 3.62
36 1958 1.23 106 1926 3.67
37 1956 1.32 107 1891 3.69
38 1912 1.34 108 2002 3.79
39 1884 1.35 109 1951 3.81
40 1921 1.39 110 1920 3.89
41 1925 1.41 111 1930 3.96
42 1992 1.43 112 2013 3.97
43 1919 1.47 113 1890 3.97
44 1955 1.51 114 1993 4.05
45 1903 1.52 115 1982 4.15
46 1981 1.54 116 1941 4.18
47 1988 1.62 117 1929 4.26
48 1985 1.65 118 1937 4.41
49 1971 1.65 119 2012 4.42
50 1965 1.69 120 1989 4.43
51 1900 1.71 121 1927 4.60
52 1983 1.72 122 1946 4.72
53 2000 1.88 123 1906 4.81
54 1896 1.89 124 1897 4.83
55 1908 1.91 125 1954 4.87
56 1977 1.93 126 2005 4.91
57 1894 1.94 127 1990 5.13
58 1939 1.97 128 1913 5.29
59 1892 1.98 129 1889 5.33
60 1885 1.99 130 1950 5.75
61 1924 2.02 131 1932 5.96
62 1944 2.07 132 2007 6.13
63 1933 2.08 133 1916 7.28
64 1928 2.08 134 1998 7.76
65 1934 2.11 135 1949 11.33
66 1999 2.12      
67 1978 2.15      
68 1942 2.19      
69 1991 2.21      
70 2015 2.22      
           
 
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1949 11.33 71 1934 2.11
2 1998 7.76 72 1933 2.08
3 1916 7.28 73 1928 2.08
4 2007 6.13 74 1944 2.07
5 1932 5.96 75 1924 2.02
6 1950 5.75 76 1885 1.99
7 1889 5.33 77 1892 1.98
8 1913 5.29 78 1939 1.97
9 1990 5.13 79 1894 1.94
10 2005 4.91 80 1977 1.93
11 1954 4.87 81 1908 1.91
12 1897 4.83 82 1896 1.89
13 1906 4.81 83 2000 1.88
14 1946 4.72 84 1983 1.72
15 1927 4.60 85 1900 1.71
16 1989 4.43 86 1965 1.69
17 2012 4.42 87 1985 1.65
18 1937 4.41 88 1971 1.65
19 1929 4.26 89 1988 1.62
20 1941 4.18 90 1981 1.54
21 1982 4.15 91 1903 1.52
22 1993 4.05 92 1955 1.51
23 2013 3.97 93 1919 1.47
24 1890 3.97 94 1992 1.43
25 1930 3.96 95 1925 1.41
26 1920 3.89 96 1921 1.39
27 1951 3.81 97 1884 1.35
28 2002 3.79 98 1912 1.34
29 1891 3.69 99 1956 1.32
30 1926 3.67 100 1958 1.23
31 1923 3.62 101 1888 1.22
32 1973 3.56 102 1952 1.20
33 1995 3.51 103 1910 1.18
34 1938 3.51 104 1893 1.09
35 2009 3.50 105 1940 1.07
36 1904 3.48 106 1945 1.03
37 1994 3.46 107 1980 0.99
38 1905 3.25 108 1967 0.99
39 1957 3.13 109 1974 0.96
40 2006 3.09 110 1901 0.96
41 1962 3.08 111 1914 0.93
42 1996 3.05 112 1984 0.80
43 1898 2.97 113 2014 0.79
44 2010 2.92 114 1948 0.79
45 1918 2.86 115 1887 0.79
46 1969 2.84 116 1970 0.75
47 2004 2.82 117 1963 0.70
48 1968 2.81 118 1972 0.68
49 1883 2.71 119 1917 0.68
50 1979 2.67 120 1964 0.63
51 1915 2.66 121 1909 0.62
52 1902 2.65 122 2008 0.61
53 1935 2.63 123 1959 0.61
54 1886 2.52 124 1997 0.56
55 1987 2.50 125 2011 0.51
56 1899 2.49 126 1931 0.48
57 1922 2.44 127 1947 0.46
58 1907 2.44 128 1961 0.44
59 1960 2.42 129 1911 0.40
60 2001 2.39 130 2016 0.39
61 1953 2.37 131 2003 0.37
62 2017 2.34 132 1976 0.33
63 1975 2.27 133 1943 0.22
64 1895 2.24 134 1936 0.22
65 1966 2.23 135 1986 0.20
66 2015 2.22      
67 1991 2.21      
68 1942 2.19      
69 1978 2.15      
70 1999 2.12      
           

 

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Updated: February 10, 2017