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October Rainfall for Fort Smith, Arkansas

All rainfall amounts are in inches

For the 135 year period of October 1882 through October 2016

 

Wettest October was 12.05 recorded in 1951

Driest October was Trace recorded in 1964

Difference between the wettest and driest October was 12.05

 

Driest October      Wettest October
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1964 T 71 1980 3.24
2 1963 0.07 72 1944 3.32
3 1921 0.13 73 1899 3.34
4 1978 0.17 74 2000 3.36
5 1917 0.20 75 1999 3.42
6 1975 0.28 76 1887 3.47
7 1891 0.39 77 1982 3.50
8 2016 0.40 78 1990 3.52
9 1966 0.40 79 1888 3.57
10 1955 0.57 80 2008 3.65
11 1934 0.67 81 1913 3.71
12 1889 0.70 82 2011 3.72
13 1989 0.83 83 1971 3.74
14 1950 0.83 84 1974 3.82
15 1977 0.87 85 1996 3.83
16 1992 0.89 86 1909 3.83
17 1965 0.90 87 1979 3.90
18 1953 1.02 88 1947 4.00
19 1957 1.03 89 1936 4.03
20 1906 1.07 90 1898 4.04
21 1924 1.08 91 1939 4.09
22 1897 1.17 92 1929 4.09
23 2005 1.23 93 2013 4.18
24 1911 1.23 94 1986 4.20
25 1904 1.23 95 1932 4.30
26 1895 1.28 96 1973 4.39
27 1884 1.31 97 1928 4.66
28 1958 1.32 98 1920 4.74
29 1908 1.33 99 1993 4.79
30 1956 1.37 100 1943 4.79
31 1952 1.38 101 1985 4.88
32 1914 1.38 102 1959 4.88
33 2003 1.42 103 1962 4.90
34 1945 1.42 104 1983 4.97
35 1988 1.46 105 1954 4.99
36 1916 1.49 106 1882 5.02
37 2015 1.52 107 1905 5.10
38 1886 1.53 108 1942 5.18
39 1893 1.57 109 1976 5.39
40 2010 1.70 110 1925 5.42
41 1960 1.76 111 2006 5.44
42 1968 1.79 112 1949 5.60
43 1995 1.87 113 1915 5.66
44 1912 1.92 114 1892 5.73
45 1948 1.94 115 1935 5.76
46 1938 1.96 116 1998 5.79
47 1901 1.98 117 2004 6.13
48 2002 2.08 118 1981 6.14
49 1946 2.08 119 1900 6.19
50 1940 2.16 120 1997 6.31
51 1987 2.19 121 1931 6.32
52 1907 2.22 122 1972 6.43
53 1961 2.25 123 1967 6.96
54 1885 2.31 124 1883 7.29
55 1933 2.35 125 1919 7.38
56 1937 2.39 126 2014 7.90
57 1894 2.51 127 1970 8.41
58 1927 2.55 128 2007 8.54
59 2012 2.65 129 1991 8.84
60 1910 2.69 130 1926 9.04
61 1903 2.71 131 1969 9.05
62 1922 2.80 132 1941 9.97
63 1902 2.82 133 2009 10.26
64 1890 2.83 134 1984 11.80
65 1930 2.94 135 1951 12.05
66 1918 2.94      
67 1896 3.10      
68 1923 3.13      
69 2001 3.21      
70 1994 3.23      
           
 
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1951 12.05 71 1918 2.94
2 1984 11.80 72 1890 2.83
3 2009 10.26 73 1902 2.82
4 1941 9.97 74 1922 2.80
5 1969 9.05 75 1903 2.71
6 1926 9.04 76 1910 2.69
7 1991 8.84 77 2012 2.65
8 2007 8.54 78 1927 2.55
9 1970 8.41 79 1894 2.51
10 2014 7.90 80 1937 2.39
11 1919 7.38 81 1933 2.35
12 1883 7.29 82 1885 2.31
13 1967 6.96 83 1961 2.25
14 1972 6.43 84 1907 2.22
15 1931 6.32 85 1987 2.19
16 1997 6.31 86 1940 2.16
17 1900 6.19 87 2002 2.08
18 1981 6.14 88 1946 2.08
19 2004 6.13 89 1901 1.98
20 1998 5.79 90 1938 1.96
21 1935 5.76 91 1948 1.94
22 1892 5.73 92 1912 1.92
23 1915 5.66 93 1995 1.87
24 1949 5.60 94 1968 1.79
25 2006 5.44 95 1960 1.76
26 1925 5.42 96 2010 1.70
27 1976 5.39 97 1893 1.57
28 1942 5.18 98 1886 1.53
29 1905 5.10 99 2015 1.52
30 1882 5.02 100 1916 1.49
31 1954 4.99 101 1988 1.46
32 1983 4.97 102 1945 1.42
33 1962 4.90 103 2003 1.42
34 1985 4.88 104 1952 1.38
35 1959 4.88 105 1914 1.38
36 1993 4.79 106 1956 1.37
37 1943 4.79 107 1908 1.33
38 1920 4.74 108 1958 1.32
39 1928 4.66 109 1884 1.31
40 1973 4.39 110 1895 1.28
41 1932 4.30 111 2005 1.23
42 1986 4.20 112 1911 1.23
43 2013 4.18 113 1904 1.23
44 1939 4.09 114 1897 1.17
45 1929 4.09 115 1924 1.08
46 1898 4.04 116 1906 1.07
47 1936 4.03 117 1957 1.03
48 1947 4.00 118 1953 1.02
49 1979 3.90 119 1965 0.90
50 1996 3.83 120 1992 0.89
51 1909 3.83 121 1977 0.87
52 1974 3.82 122 1989 0.83
53 1971 3.74 123 1950 0.83
54 2011 3.72 124 1889 0.70
55 1913 3.71 125 1934 0.67
56 2008 3.65 126 1955 0.57
57 1888 3.57 127 2016 0.40
58 1990 3.52 128 1966 0.40
59 1982 3.50 129 1891 0.39
60 1887 3.47 130 1975 0.28
61 1999 3.42 131 1917 0.20
62 2000 3.36 132 1978 0.17
63 1899 3.34 133 1921 0.13
64 1944 3.32 134 1963 0.07
65 1980 3.24 135 1964 T
66 1994 3.23      
67 2001 3.21      
68 1923 3.13      
69 1896 3.10      
70 1930 2.94      
           

 

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Updated: January 13, 2017