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May Rainfall for Fort Smith, Arkansas

All rainfall amounts are in inches

For the 135 year period of May 1883 through May 2017

 

Wettest May was 19.85 recorded in 2015

Driest May was 0.38 recorded in 1970

Difference between the wettest and driest May was 19.47

 

Driest May      Wettest May
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1886 0.38 71 1905 4.92
2 1970 0.79 72 1942 5.01
3 2012 1.15 73 2008 5.08
4 1921 1.18 74 1978 5.16
5 1988 1.26 75 1964 5.16
6 1962 1.37 76 1906 5.20
7 1925 1.44 77 1993 5.31
8 1911 1.56 78 1986 5.33
9 1951 1.58 79 1983 5.34
10 1997 1.62 80 1890 5.36
11 1974 1.93 81 2013 5.40
12 1936 1.96 82 1948 5.41
13 1969 1.99 83 1928 5.43
14 1920 2.12 84 1981 5.46
15 1977 2.17 85 1888 5.49
16 1941 2.19 86 1961 5.56
17 1902 2.26 87 1992 5.60
18 2004 2.28 88 1958 5.61
19 1972 2.33 89 1883 5.65
20 1917 2.37 90 1945 5.72
21 1934 2.44 91 1967 5.79
22 1901 2.52 92 1896 5.99
23 1894 2.53 93 1944 6.06
24 1912 2.54 94 1907 6.13
25 1885 2.59 95 2014 6.18
26 1998 2.62 96 1947 6.19
27 1932 2.62 97 1935 6.25
28 1954 2.67 98 1933 6.26
29 1891 2.68 99 1955 6.38
30 1940 2.70 100 2006 6.39
31 1985 2.78 101 1927 6.41
32 2005 2.84 102 2017 6.45
33 1922 2.85 103 1950 6.45
34 1926 2.86 104 1995 6.46
35 1897 2.90 105 1987 6.46
36 1913 2.99 106 1887 6.51
37 1924 3.06 107 1994 6.52
38 1966 3.14 108 1938 6.65
39 1916 3.29 109 1915 6.65
40 2003 3.36 110 1975 6.91
41 1991 3.43 111 1929 7.10
42 1939 3.43 112 1909 7.23
43 1956 3.44 113 1930 7.44
44 1952 3.45 114 1898 7.48
45 2000 3.55 115 1893 7.61
46 2010 3.58 116 1965 7.85
47 1918 3.64 117 1979 8.04
48 2016 3.70 118 1899 8.38
49 1884 3.70 119 1946 8.55
50 1895 3.74 120 2001 8.79
51 1973 3.76 121 1960 8.79
52 1937 3.86 122 1999 8.80
53 1963 3.88 123 1923 8.87
54 1953 3.88 124 2009 8.91
55 1900 3.92 125 1903 9.23
56 2002 3.94 126 1908 9.79
57 1931 4.26 127 1989 10.21
58 1971 4.36 128 1892 10.59
59 1949 4.38 129 1982 11.23
60 1904 4.38 130 1968 11.35
61 1996 4.41 131 2011 11.91
62 2007 4.49 132 1957 12.09
63 1980 4.61 133 1990 13.45
64 1984 4.70 134 1943 13.67
65 1919 4.70 135 2015 19.85
66 1889 4.70      
67 1914 4.75      
68 1910 4.82      
69 1959 4.84      
70 1976 4.91      
           
 
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 2015 19.85 71 1919 4.70
2 1943 13.67 72 1889 4.70
3 1990 13.45 73 1980 4.61
4 1957 12.09 74 2007 4.49
5 2011 11.91 75 1996 4.41
6 1968 11.35 76 1949 4.38
7 1982 11.23 77 1904 4.38
8 1892 10.59 78 1971 4.36
9 1989 10.21 79 1931 4.26
10 1908 9.79 80 2002 3.94
11 1903 9.23 81 1900 3.92
12 2009 8.91 82 1963 3.88
13 1923 8.87 83 1953 3.88
14 1999 8.80 84 1937 3.86
15 2001 8.79 85 1973 3.76
16 1960 8.79 86 1895 3.74
17 1946 8.55 87 2016 3.70
18 1899 8.38 88 1884 3.70
19 1979 8.04 89 1918 3.64
20 1965 7.85 90 2010 3.58
21 1893 7.61 91 2000 3.55
22 1898 7.48 92 1952 3.45
23 1930 7.44 93 1956 3.44
24 1909 7.23 94 1991 3.43
25 1929 7.10 95 1939 3.43
26 1975 6.91 96 2003 3.36
27 1938 6.65 97 1916 3.29
28 1915 6.65 98 1966 3.14
29 1994 6.52 99 1924 3.06
30 1887 6.51 100 1913 2.99
31 1995 6.46 101 1897 2.90
32 1987 6.46 102 1926 2.86
33 2017 6.45 103 1922 2.85
34 1950 6.45 104 2005 2.84
35 1927 6.41 105 1985 2.78
36 2006 6.39 106 1940 2.70
37 1955 6.38 107 1891 2.68
38 1933 6.26 108 1954 2.67
39 1935 6.25 109 1998 2.62
40 1947 6.19 110 1932 2.62
41 2014 6.18 111 1885 2.59
42 1907 6.13 112 1912 2.54
43 1944 6.06 113 1894 2.53
44 1896 5.99 114 1901 2.52
45 1967 5.79 115 1934 2.44
46 1945 5.72 116 1917 2.37
47 1883 5.65 117 1972 2.33
48 1958 5.61 118 2004 2.28
49 1992 5.60 119 1902 2.26
50 1961 5.56 120 1941 2.19
51 1888 5.49 121 1977 2.17
52 1981 5.46 122 1920 2.12
53 1928 5.43 123 1969 1.99
54 1948 5.41 124 1936 1.96
55 2013 5.40 125 1974 1.93
56 1890 5.36 126 1997 1.62
57 1983 5.34 127 1951 1.58
58 1986 5.33 128 1911 1.56
59 1993 5.31 129 1925 1.44
60 1906 5.20 130 1962 1.37
61 1978 5.16 131 1988 1.26
62 1964 5.16 132 1921 1.18
63 2008 5.08 133 2012 1.15
64 1942 5.01 134 1970 0.79
65 1905 4.92 135 1886 0.38
66 1976 4.91      
67 1959 4.84      
68 1910 4.82      
69 1914 4.75      
70 1984 4.70      
           

 

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Updated: June 26, 2017