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March Rainfall for Fort Smith, Arkansas

All rainfall amounts are in inches

For the 135 year period of March 1883 through March 2017

 

Wettest March was 13.03 recorded in 1945

Driest March was 0.50 recorded in 2007

Difference between the wettest and driest March was 12.53

 

Driest March      Wettest March
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 2007 0.50 71 1888 3.09
2 1916 0.68 72 1981 3.04
3 1936 0.75 73 1886 3.02
4 1930 0.75 74 1946 3.11
5 2011 0.80 75 1970 3.22
6 1971 0.80 76 1949 3.32
7 1941 0.80 77 1906 3.33
8 1925 0.85 78 1938 3.38
9 1910 0.87 79 2013 3.42
10 1966 1.17 80 1901 3.44
11 1917 1.18 81 2009 3.54
12 1940 1.20 82 1996 3.58
13 1883 1.20 83 2017 3.75
14 1967 1.21 84 1904 3.75
15 2001 1.24 85 1943 3.80
16 1939 1.24 86 1921 3.81
17 1919 1.25 87 2014 3.85
18 1972 1.28 88 1991 3.86
19 1928 1.34 89 1987 3.90
20 1951 1.40 90 1920 3.90
21 1960 1.43 91 1915 3.92
22 1899 1.48 92 1903 3.96
23 1942 1.53 93 1974 4.09
24 1887 1.53 94 1984 4.13
25 1900 1.61 95 1997 4.18
26 1963 1.62 96 1978 4.20
27 1885 1.68 97 1976 4.20
28 1918 1.69 98 1912 4.21
29 1956 1.74 99 1922 4.28
30 1950 1.74 100 1891 4.32
31 1986 1.80 101 2015 4.50
32 1954 1.85 102 1889 4.53
33 1993 1.90 103 1990 4.61
34 1924 1.96 104 2004 4.75
35 1911 1.97 105 1999 4.78
36 2003 1.98 106 1959 4.87
37 1982 1.99 107 1998 4.99
38 1947 1.99 108 1988 5.03
39 1909 2.03 109 1958 5.16
40 1907 2.03 110 1952 5.16
41 1983 2.08 111 1955 5.18
42 1923 2.12 112 1944 5.18
43 1995 2.20 113 1902 5.19
44 1992 2.26 114 1961 5.26
45 1965 2.26 115 2016 5.31
46 1893 2.28 116 2006 5.31
47 1884 2.28 117 1929 5.45
48 2005 2.30 118 1897 5.72
49 1937 2.37 119 1979 5.74
50 1957 2.40 120 1989 5.99
51 1913 2.43 121 1890 5.99
52 1914 2.45 122 1964 6.08
53 1933 2.56 123 1977 6.29
54 1905 2.56 124 1975 6.70
55 1969 2.60 125 1894 6.82
56 2010 2.62 126 1985 7.45
57 1962 2.67 127 1935 7.86
58 1892 2.71 128 1968 8.00
59 1931 2.78 129 2012 8.06
60 1895 2.78 130 1973 8.24
61 1926 2.80 131 1953 8.52
62 1934 2.83 132 2002 8.87
63 1932 2.88 133 2008 10.53
64 1908 2.91 134 1898 10.53
65 1994 2.93 135 1945 13.03
66 1927 2.93      
67 1948 2.95      
68 1896 2.95      
69 1980 2.98      
70 2000 2.99      
           
 
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1945 13.03 71 1927 2.93
2 2008 10.53 72 1908 2.91
3 1898 10.53 73 1932 2.88
4 2002 8.87 74 1934 2.83
5 1953 8.52 75 1926 2.80
6 1973 8.24 76 1931 2.78
7 2012 8.06 77 1895 2.78
8 1968 8.00 78 1892 2.71
9 1935 7.86 79 1962 2.67
10 1985 7.45 80 2010 2.62
11 1894 6.82 81 1969 2.60
12 1975 6.70 82 1933 2.56
13 1977 6.29 83 1905 2.56
14 1964 6.08 84 1914 2.45
15 1989 5.99 85 1913 2.43
16 1890 5.99 86 1957 2.40
17 1979 5.74 87 1937 2.37
18 1897 5.72 88 2005 2.30
19 1929 5.45 89 1893 2.28
20 2016 5.31 90 1884 2.28
21 2006 5.31 91 1992 2.26
22 1961 5.26 92 1965 2.26
23 1902 5.19 93 1995 2.20
24 1955 5.18 94 1923 2.12
25 1944 5.18 95 1983 2.08
26 1958 5.16 96 1909 2.03
27 1952 5.16 97 1907 2.03
28 1988 5.03 98 1982 1.99
29 1998 4.99 99 1947 1.99
30 1959 4.87 100 2003 1.98
31 1999 4.78 101 1911 1.97
32 2004 4.75 102 1924 1.96
33 1990 4.61 103 1993 1.90
34 1889 4.53 104 1954 1.85
35 2015 4.50 105 1986 1.80
36 1891 4.32 106 1956 1.74
37 1922 4.28 107 1950 1.74
38 1912 4.21 108 1918 1.69
39 1978 4.20 109 1885 1.68
40 1976 4.20 110 1963 1.62
41 1997 4.18 111 1900 1.61
42 1984 4.13 112 1942 1.53
43 1974 4.09 113 1883 1.53
44 1903 3.96 114 1899 1.48
45 1915 3.92 115 1960 1.43
46 1987 3.90 116 1951 1.40
47 1920 3.90 117 1928 1.34
48 1991 3.86 118 1972 1.28
49 2014 3.85 119 1919 1.25
50 1921 3.81 120 2001 1.24
51 1943 3.80 121 1939 1.24
52 2017 3.75 122 1967 1.21
53 1904 3.75 123 1940 1.20
54 1996 3.58 124 1883 1.20
55 2009 3.54 125 1917 1.18
56 1901 3.44 126 1966 1.17
57 2013 3.42 127 1910 0.87
58 1938 3.38 128 1925 0.85
59 1906 3.33 129 2011 0.80
60 1949 3.32 130 1971 0.80
61 1970 3.22 131 1941 0.80
62 1946 3.11 132 1936 0.75
63 1888 3.09 133 1930 0.75
64 1981 3.04 134 1916 0.68
65 1886 3.02 135 2007 0.50
66 2000 2.99      
67 1980 2.98      
68 1948 2.95      
69 1896 2.95      
70 1994 2.93      
           

 

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Updated: April 3, 2017