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February Rainfall for Fort Smith, Arkansas

All rainfall amounts are in inches

For the 135 year period of February 1883 through February 2017

 

Wettest February was 10.72 recorded in 1884

Driest February was 0.14 recorded in 1947

Difference between the wettest and driest February was 10.58

 

Driest February      Wettest February
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1947 0.14 71 1919 2.21
2 1895 0.20 72 1914 2.21
3 1897 0.45 73 1942 2.27
4 1954 0.55 74 1886 2.38
5 1967 0.57 75 2015 2.39
6 2006 0.63 76 1922 2.44
7 1976 0.70 77 1971 2.45
8 1935 0.70 78 2017 2.48
9 1934 0.70 79 1908 2.48
10 1917 0.73 80 1892 2.51
11 1980 0.74 81 2007 2.52
12 1920 0.74 82 1984 2.60
13 1891 0.75 83 1913 2.64
14 1995 0.78 84 1978 2.66
15 1901 0.78 85 1932 2.66
16 1916 0.81 86 1929 2.66
17 1898 0.81 87 1960 2.67
18 1991 0.82 88 1981 2.68
19 1904 0.85 89 1909 2.84
20 1936 0.87 90 1969 2.87
21 1937 0.89 91 1962 3.00
22 1918 0.95 92 1950 3.01
23 2014 0.98 93 1998 3.02
24 1972 1.01 94 1921 3.03
25 1963 1.06 95 1965 3.08
26 1943 1.07 96 1993 3.10
27 1902 1.08 97 1893 3.11
28 1973 1.10 98 2011 3.18
29 1968 1.11 99 1964 3.21
30 1907 1.11 100 2003 3.35
31 2000 1.12 101 1915 3.37
32 1999 1.17 102 1987 3.45
33 2002 1.22 103 1986 3.55
34 1983 1.23 104 2008 3.59
35 1926 1.32 105 1941 3.65
36 1982 1.33 106 1975 3.71
37 1996 1.35 107 1955 3.75
38 1959 1.36 108 1994 3.95
39 1952 1.37 109 1900 4.03
40 1958 1.38 110 1887 4.39
41 1899 1.38 111 2013 4.46
42 1977 1.46 112 1979 4.55
43 1992 1.48 113 1911 4.57
44 1924 1.55 114 1948 4.68
45 1912 1.60 115 1966 4.79
46 2005 1.63 116 1946 5.01
47 1925 1.66 117 1957 5.26
48 1885 1.69 118 1903 5.33
49 2010 1.70 119 1989 5.53
50 2004 1.75 120 1894 5.56
51 2016 1.76 121 1956 5.58
52 1928 1.77 122 1883 5.62
53 1923 1.77 123 1985 5.71
54 1888 1.77 124 1944 5.80
55 1974 1.80 125 1939 5.88
56 1910 1.82 126 1990 5.95
57 2009 1.83 127 1931 5.97
58 1905 1.87 128 1949 5.99
59 1896 1.88 129 1890 6.27
60 1933 1.89 130 1997 6.50
61 1930 1.91 131 2001 7.11
62 1940 1.93 132 1951 7.94
63 1889 1.95 133 1945 8.54
64 1970 1.98 134 1938 9.21
65 1906 2.02 135 1884 10.72
66 1988 2.09      
67 1953 2.14      
68 1927 2.15      
69 1961 2.17      
70 2012 2.18      
           
 
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1884 10.72 71 1906 2.02
2 1938 9.21 72 1970 1.98
3 1945 8.54 73 1889 1.95
4 1951 7.94 74 1940 1.93
5 2001 7.11 75 1930 1.91
6 1997 6.50 76 1933 1.89
7 1890 6.27 77 1896 1.88
8 1949 5.99 78 1905 1.87
9 1931 5.97 79 2009 1.83
10 1990 5.95 80 1910 1.82
11 1939 5.88 81 1974 1.80
12 1944 5.80 82 1928 1.77
13 1985 5.71 83 1923 1.77
14 1883 5.62 84 1888 1.77
15 1956 5.58 85 2016 1.76
16 1894 5.56 86 2004 1.75
17 1989 5.53 87 2010 1.70
18 1903 5.33 88 1885 1.69
19 1957 5.26 89 1925 1.66
20 1946 5.01 90 2005 1.63
21 1966 4.79 91 1912 1.60
22 1948 4.68 92 1924 1.55
23 1911 4.57 93 1992 1.48
24 1979 4.55 94 1977 1.46
25 2013 4.46 95 1958 1.38
26 1887 4.39 96 1899 1.38
27 1900 4.03 97 1952 1.37
28 1994 3.95 98 1959 1.36
29 1955 3.75 99 1996 1.35
30 1975 3.71 100 1982 1.33
31 1941 3.65 101 1926 1.32
32 2008 3.59 102 1983 1.23
33 1986 3.55 103 2002 1.22
34 1987 3.45 104 1999 1.17
35 1915 3.37 105 2000 1.12
36 2003 3.35 106 1968 1.11
37 1964 3.21 107 1907 1.11
38 2011 3.18 108 1973 1.10
39 1893 3.11 109 1902 1.08
40 1993 3.10 110 1943 1.07
41 1965 3.08 111 1963 1.06
42 1921 3.03 112 1972 1.01
43 1998 3.02 113 2014 0.98
44 1950 3.01 114 1918 0.95
45 1962 3.00 115 1937 0.89
46 1969 2.87 116 1936 0.87
47 1909 2.84 117 1904 0.85
48 1981 2.68 118 1991 0.82
49 1960 2.67 119 1916 0.81
50 1978 2.66 120 1898 0.81
51 1932 2.66 121 1995 0.78
52 1929 2.66 122 1901 0.78
53 1913 2.64 123 1891 0.75
54 1984 2.60 124 1980 0.74
55 2007 2.52 125 1920 0.74
56 1892 2.51 126 1917 0.73
57 2017 2.48 127 1976 0.70
58 1908 2.48 128 1935 0.70
59 1971 2.45 129 1934 0.70
60 1922 2.44 130 2006 0.63
61 2015 2.39 131 1967 0.57
62 1886 2.38 132 1954 0.55
63 1942 2.27 133 1897 0.45
64 1919 2.21 134 1895 0.20
65 1914 2.21 135 1947 0.14
66 2012 2.18      
67 1961 2.17      
68 1927 2.15      
69 1953 2.14      
70 1988 2.09      
           

 

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Updated: March 16, 2017