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Arctic Air Plunges into the Great Lakes, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Arctic air dropping through the northern and eastern U.S. and a storm off the east coast will bring periods of snow, very cold wind chills and hazardous traveling conditions from the Upper Great Lakes to the Northeast. Meanwhile in southern California, Santa Ana winds will decrease but hot, dry air will remain over the area with elevated fire weather conditions. Read More >

 

September Rainfall for Fort Smith, Arkansas

All rainfall amounts are in inches

For the 136 year period of September 1882 through September 2017

 

Wettest September was 10.49 recorded in 1934

Driest September was a Trace recorded in 2017

Difference between the wettest and driest September was 10.49

 

Driest September      Wettest September
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 2017 Trace 71 1902 3.21
2 1928 0.05 72 2003 3.24
3 1956 0.06 73 1906 3.28
4 1948 0.14 74 2000 3.42
5 1939 0.23 75 1935 3.45
6 1994 0.26 76 1989 3.47
7 2004 0.27 77 1972 3.47
8 1899 0.34 78 1929 3.52
9 1909 0.38 79 1924 3.54
10 1944 0.39 80 1985 3.60
11 1922 0.48 81 1916 3.61
12 1888 0.50 82 1887 3.74
13 1919 0.56 83 1949 3.75
14 1953 0.60 84 1900 3.75
15 1982 0.64 85 1950 3.80
16 1932 0.75 86 1894 3.96
17 1931 0.77 87 1905 3.98
18 1979 0.78 88 1995 4.00
19 1978 0.84 89 1918 4.02
20 1891 0.87 90 1999 4.04
21 1885 0.99 91 1942 4.13
22 1910 1.09 92 1886 4.22
23 2002 1.24 93 1911 4.42
24 1921 1.24 94 1958 4.44
25 1966 1.26 95 1959 4.47
26 1903 1.33 96 1923 4.54
27 1917 1.34 97 1977 4.63
28 1971 1.35 98 1955 4.65
29 1997 1.36 99 2006 4.69
30 2011 1.47 100 1991 4.83
31 2013 1.50 101 1990 4.87
32 1946 1.57 102 1947 4.89
33 1960 1.67 103 1962 4.99
34 1915 1.67 104 1913 4.99
35 1952 1.68 105 1898 5.00
36 1987 1.71 106 1884 5.03
37 2016 1.79 107 1943 5.14
38 2012 1.79 108 1973 5.17
39 1983 1.82 109 1893 5.28
40 1986 1.84 110 1889 5.35
41 1892 1.84 111 1998 5.46
42 1981 1.88 112 1951 5.57
43 1912 1.88 113 1988 5.72
44 1963 1.90 114 2007 5.75
45 2001 1.95 115 2010 5.79
46 1941 2.06 116 1882 5.81
47 1954 2.12 117 1957 5.88
48 1938 2.13 118 1937 6.02
49 1965 2.14 119 1993 6.17
50 1969 2.19 120 1984 6.18
51 1920 2.31 121 2005 6.51
52 1883 2.34 122 1996 6.53
53 1895 2.36 123 1926 6.83
54 1930 2.47 124 2014 6.90
55 1975 2.49 125 1992 6.91
56 1967 2.50 126 1933 7.16
57 2015 2.57 127 2009 7.23
58 1976 2.65 128 1890 7.23
59 1907 2.66 129 1901 7.30
60 1896 2.72 130 1925 7.52
61 1940 2.82 131 1970 7.75
62 1968 2.87 132 1936 8.08
63 1897 2.87 133 2008 8.11
64 1914 2.89 134 1974 8.96
65 1904 2.91 135 1945 9.09
66 1927 3.00 136 1934 10.49
67 1980 3.16      
68 1908 3.17      
69 1964 3.18      
70 1961 3.18      
           
 
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1934 10.49 71 1927 3.00
2 1945 9.09 72 1904 2.91
3 1974 8.96 73 1914 2.89
4 2008 8.11 74 1968 2.87
5 1936 8.08 75 1897 2.87
6 1970 7.75 76 1940 2.82
7 1925 7.52 77 1896 2.72
8 1901 7.30 78 1907 2.66
9 2009 7.23 79 1976 2.65
10 1890 7.23 80 2015 2.57
11 1933 7.16 81 1967 2.50
12 1992 6.91 82 1975 2.49
13 2014 6.90 83 1930 2.47
14 1926 6.83 84 1895 2.36
15 1996 6.53 85 1883 2.34
16 2005 6.51 86 1920 2.31
17 1984 6.18 87 1969 2.19
18 1993 6.17 88 1965 2.14
19 1937 6.02 89 1938 2.13
20 1957 5.88 90 1954 2.12
21 1882 5.81 91 1941 2.06
22 2010 5.79 92 2001 1.95
23 2007 5.75 93 1963 1.90
24 1988 5.72 94 1981 1.88
25 1951 5.57 95 1912 1.88
26 1998 5.46 96 1986 1.84
27 1889 5.35 97 1892 1.84
28 1893 5.28 98 1983 1.82
29 1973 5.17 99 2016 1.79
30 1943 5.14 100 2012 1.79
31 1884 5.03 101 1987 1.71
32 1898 5.00 102 1952 1.68
33 1962 4.99 103 1960 1.67
34 1913 4.99 104 1915 1.67
35 1947 4.89 105 1946 1.57
36 1990 4.87 106 2013 1.50
37 1991 4.83 107 2011 1.47
38 2006 4.69 108 1997 1.36
39 1955 4.65 109 1971 1.35
40 1977 4.63 110 1917 1.34
41 1923 4.54 111 1903 1.33
42 1959 4.47 112 1966 1.26
43 1958 4.44 113 2002 1.24
44 1911 4.42 114 1921 1.24
45 1886 4.22 115 1910 1.09
46 1942 4.13 116 1885 0.99
47 1999 4.04 117 1891 0.87
48 1918 4.02 118 1978 0.84
49 1995 4.00 119 1979 0.78
50 1905 3.98 120 1931 0.77
51 1894 3.96 121 1932 0.75
52 1950 3.80 122 1982 0.64
53 1949 3.75 123 1953 0.60
54 1900 3.75 124 1919 0.56
55 1887 3.74 125 1888 0.50
56 1916 3.61 126 1922 0.48
57 1985 3.60 127 1944 0.39
58 1924 3.54 128 1909 0.38
59 1929 3.52 129 1899 0.34
60 1989 3.47 130 2004 0.27
61 1972 3.47 131 1994 0.26
62 1935 3.45 132 1939 0.23
63 2000 3.42 133 1948 0.14
64 1906 3.28 134 1956 0.06
65 2003 3.24 135 1928 0.05
66 1902 3.21 136 2017 Trace
67 1964 3.18      
68 1961 3.18      
69 1908 3.17      
70 1980 3.16      
           

 

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Updated: October 6, 2017