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August Rainfall for Fort Smith, Arkansas

All rainfall amounts are in inches

For the 136 year period of August 1882 through August 2017

 

Wettest August was 10.89 recorded in 1890

Driest August was Trace recorded in 2000

Difference between the wettest and driest August was 10.89

 

Driest August      Wettest August
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 2000 TRACE 71 1926 2.70
2 1932 0.12 72 2003 2.71
3 1929 0.12 73 1912 2.76
4 1999 0.20 74 1945 2.78
5 1916 0.23 75 1976 2.82
6 1923 0.29 76 1987 2.83
7 1973 0.44 77 1955 2.83
8 1978 0.47 78 2006 2.87
9 1995 0.50 79 1966 2.87
10 1936 0.50 80 1994 2.91
11 1907 0.52 81 1885 2.99
12 1901 0.58 82 1900 3.01
13 1980 0.65 83 1938 3.03
14 1925 0.76 84 1941 3.05
15 1946 0.78 85 1902 3.07
16 1909 0.82 86 1970 3.11
17 1913 0.84 87 1917 3.18
18 1963 0.86 88 1892 3.36
19 1930 0.95 89 1948 3.39
20 2007 0.98 90 1942 3.46
21 1918 0.99 91 2002 3.55
22 1988 1.05 92 1985 3.57
23 1972 1.13 93 1990 3.60
24 1899 1.15 94 1884 3.73
25 1939 1.19 95 1894 3.74
26 1943 1.22 96 1965 3.81
27 2004 1.27 97 2013 3.84
28 1968 1.27 98 1893 3.87
29 1937 1.29 99 2016 3.88
30 1896 1.31 100 1910 3.91
31 1883 1.32 101 1928 4.02
32 1882 1.34 102 2011 4.13
33 1947 1.38 103 1903 4.15
34 1949 1.42 104 1996 4.38
35 1889 1.44 105 2015 4.43
36 2014 1.58 106 1979 4.44
37 1935 1.60 107 1921 4.45
38 1960 1.63 108 1958 4.51
39 1967 1.64 109 1975 4.91
40 1920 1.68 110 1919 4.92
41 1924 1.72 111 1927 4.93
42 1998 1.73 112 1887 4.94
43 1905 1.73 113 1951 4.96
44 1959 1.76 114 1895 4.98
45 1991 1.80 115 2009 5.10
46 1934 1.80 116 1961 5.17
47 1891 1.80 117 1914 5.21
48 2005 1.82 118 1940 5.26
49 1886 1.82 119 1964 5.62
50 2001 1.88 120 1986 5.63
51 1922 1.88 121 1957 5.83
52 1984 2.00 122 1897 5.97
53 1954 2.02 123 1898 6.10
54 1950 2.12 124 1933 6.19
55 1997 2.16 125 1974 6.22
56 1981 2.17 126 1911 6.25
57 2012 2.18 127 1888 6.26
58 2010 2.27 128 1906 6.48
59 1992 2.34 129 1971 6.57
60 1982 2.35 130 2017 7.00
61 1956 2.36 131 1944 7.19
62 1969 2.37 132 1908 7.32
63 1904 2.38 133 2008 7.42
64 1983 2.39 134 1931 8.71
65 1989 2.45 135 1915 9.64
66 1952 2.50 136 1890 10.89
67 1953 2.52      
68 1962 2.55      
69 1993 2.57      
70 1977 2.61      
           
 
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1890 10.89 71 1952 2.50
2 1915 9.64 72 1989 2.45
3 1931 8.71 73 1983 2.39
4 2008 7.42 74 1904 2.38
5 1908 7.32 75 1969 2.37
6 1944 7.19 76 1956 2.36
7 2017 7.00 77 1982 2.35
8 1971 6.57 78 1992 2.34
9 1906 6.48 79 2010 2.27
10 1888 6.26 80 2012 2.18
11 1911 6.25 81 1981 2.17
12 1974 6.22 82 1997 2.16
13 1933 6.19 83 1950 2.12
14 1898 6.10 84 1954 2.02
15 1897 5.97 85 1984 2.00
16 1957 5.83 86 2001 1.88
17 1986 5.63 87 1922 1.88
18 1964 5.62 88 2005 1.82
19 1940 5.26 89 1886 1.82
20 1914 5.21 90 1991 1.80
21 1961 5.17 91 1934 1.80
22 2009 5.10 92 1891 1.80
23 1895 4.98 93 1959 1.76
24 1951 4.96 94 1998 1.73
25 1887 4.94 95 1905 1.73
26 1927 4.93 96 1924 1.72
27 1919 4.92 97 1920 1.68
28 1975 4.91 98 1967 1.64
29 1958 4.51 99 1960 1.63
30 1921 4.45 100 1935 1.60
31 1979 4.44 101 2014 1.58
32 2015 4.43 102 1889 1.44
33 1996 4.38 103 1949 1.42
34 1903 4.15 104 1947 1.38
35 2011 4.13 105 1882 1.34
36 1928 4.02 106 1883 1.32
37 1910 3.91 107 1896 1.31
38 2016 3.88 108 1937 1.29
39 1893 3.87 109 2004 1.27
40 2013 3.84 110 1968 1.27
41 1965 3.81 111 1943 1.22
42 1894 3.74 112 1939 1.19
43 1884 3.73 113 1899 1.15
44 1990 3.60 114 1972 1.13
45 1985 3.57 115 1988 1.05
46 2002 3.55 116 1918 0.99
47 1942 3.46 117 2007 0.98
48 1948 3.39 118 1930 0.95
49 1892 3.36 119 1963 0.86
50 1917 3.18 120 1913 0.84
51 1970 3.11 121 1909 0.82
52 1902 3.07 122 1946 0.78
53 1941 3.05 123 1925 0.76
54 1938 3.03 124 1980 0.65
55 1900 3.01 125 1901 0.58
56 1885 2.99 126 1907 0.52
57 1994 2.91 127 1995 0.50
58 2006 2.87 128 1936 0.50
59 1966 2.87 129 1978 0.47
60 1987 2.83 130 1973 0.44
61 1955 2.83 131 1923 0.29
62 1976 2.82 132 1916 0.23
63 1945 2.78 133 1999 0.20
64 1912 2.76 134 1932 0.12
65 2003 2.71 135 1929 0.12
66 1926 2.70 136 2000 TRACE
67 1977 2.61      
68 1993 2.57      
69 1962 2.55      
70 1953 2.52      
           

 

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Updated: September 19, 2017