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Autumn (September, October, November) Rainfall for Fort Smith, Arkansas

All rainfall amounts are in inches

For the 135 year period of Autumn 1882 through Autumn 2016

 

Wettest Autumn was 25.31 recorded in 1984

Driest Autumn was 3.07 recorded in 1963

Difference between the wettest and driest Autumn was 22.24

 

Driest Autumn      Wettest Autumn
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1963 3.07 71 1958 9.98
2 1948 3.12 72 1997 10.05
3 1917 3.59 73 1949 10.07
4 1953 3.62 74 1931 10.21
5 2016 3.78 75 1943 10.26
6 1960 4.04 76 1967 10.27
7 1965 4.20 77 1893 10.46
8 1910 4.23 78 1961 10.51
9 2002 4.35 79 1918 10.54
10 1966 4.39 80 1898 10.59
11 1904 4.40 81 1919 10.75
12 1885 4.42 82 1913 10.85
13 2012 4.73 83 1981 11.02
14 1989 4.90 84 1935 11.04
15 1903 4.90 85 1933 11.13
16 1914 4.92 86 1947 11.17
17 1950 5.42 87 1905 11.17
18 1924 5.51 88 1901 11.47
19 1932 5.53 89 1884 11.53
20 1897 5.59 90 1983 11.61
21 1912 5.75 91 1923 11.63
22 1975 5.92 92 1969 11.86
23 1956 5.96 93 1945 11.86
24 1906 6.44 94 1889 11.98
25 1979 6.55 95 1990 12.16
26 1921 6.59 96 2011 12.38
27 1891 6.61 97 1937 12.39
28 1944 6.68 98 1900 12.40
29 1955 6.72 99 1959 12.55
30 1895 6.89 100 1988 12.69
31 1928 7.16 101 1962 12.79
32 1964 7.34 102 1882 13.04
33 1909 7.36 103 1942 13.17
34 1907 7.41 104 1936 13.30
35 1920 7.47 105 1992 13.36
36 1971 7.49 106 2000 13.37
37 1911 7.68 107 1902 13.44
38 1954 7.70 108 2015 13.52
39 1899 7.81 109 1968 13.68
40 1995 7.94 110 2008 13.78
41 1916 7.98 111 1957 13.94
42 2013 8.08 112 2004 14.28
43 1978 8.13 113 1883 14.37
44 1939 8.16 114 1941 14.38
45 1930 8.19 115 1998 14.68
46 1927 8.29 116 2007 14.85
47 1980 8.30 117 1993 15.22
48 1986 8.39 118 1890 15.66
49 1886 8.41 119 1925 15.79
50 1938 8.51 120 2014 16.38
51 1922 8.56 121 1972 16.53
52 2005 8.57 122 1974 17.05
53 1915 8.57 123 1926 17.28
54 1987 8.60 124 1970 17.37
55 1896 8.63 125 1994 17.41
56 1977 8.71 126 1991 17.66
57 1894 8.77 127 1946 17.66
58 1999 8.91 128 1934 17.91
59 1908 8.96 129 2006 18.90
60 2001 8.99 130 2009 19.08
61 1929 9.01 131 1985 19.21
62 1976 9.09 132 1996 19.54
63 1952 9.15 133 1973 20.48
64 2003 9.29 134 1951 21.62
65 1887 9.44 135 1984 25.31
66 1892 9.51      
67 1888 9.61      
68 1940 9.62      
69 1982 9.86      
70 2010 9.96      
           
 
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1984 25.31 71 1887 9.44
2 1951 21.62 72 2003 9.29
3 1973 20.48 73 1952 9.15
4 1996 19.54 74 1976 9.09
5 1985 19.21 75 1929 9.01
6 2009 19.08 76 2001 8.99
7 2006 18.90 77 1908 8.96
8 1934 17.91 78 1999 8.91
9 1991 17.66 79 1894 8.77
10 1946 17.66 80 1977 8.71
11 1994 17.41 81 1896 8.63
12 1970 17.37 82 1987 8.60
13 1926 17.28 83 2005 8.57
14 1974 17.05 84 1915 8.57
15 1972 16.53 85 1922 8.56
16 2014 16.38 86 1938 8.51
17 1925 15.79 87 1886 8.41
18 1890 15.66 88 1986 8.39
19 1993 15.22 89 1980 8.30
20 2007 14.85 90 1927 8.29
21 1998 14.68 91 1930 8.19
22 1941 14.38 92 1939 8.16
23 1883 14.37 93 1978 8.13
24 2004 14.28 94 2013 8.08
25 1957 13.94 95 1916 7.98
26 2008 13.78 96 1995 7.94
27 1968 13.68 97 1899 7.81
28 2015 13.52 98 1954 7.70
29 1902 13.44 99 1911 7.68
30 2000 13.37 100 1971 7.49
31 1992 13.36 101 1920 7.47
32 1936 13.30 102 1907 7.41
33 1942 13.17 103 1909 7.36
34 1882 13.04 104 1964 7.34
35 1962 12.79 105 1928 7.16
36 1988 12.69 106 1895 6.89
37 1959 12.55 107 1955 6.72
38 1900 12.40 108 1944 6.68
39 1937 12.39 109 1891 6.61
40 2011 12.38 110 1921 6.59
41 1990 12.16 111 1979 6.55
42 1889 11.98 112 1906 6.44
43 1969 11.86 113 1956 5.96
44 1945 11.86 114 1975 5.92
45 1923 11.63 115 1912 5.75
46 1983 11.61 116 1897 5.59
47 1884 11.53 117 1932 5.53
48 1901 11.47 118 1924 5.51
49 1947 11.17 119 1950 5.42
50 1905 11.17 120 1914 4.92
51 1933 11.13 121 1989 4.90
52 1935 11.04 122 1903 4.90
53 1981 11.02 123 2012 4.73
54 1913 10.85 124 1885 4.42
55 1919 10.75 125 1904 4.40
56 1898 10.59 126 1966 4.39
57 1918 10.54 127 2002 4.35
58 1961 10.51 128 1910 4.23
59 1893 10.46 129 1965 4.20
60 1967 10.27 130 1960 4.04
61 1943 10.26 131 2016 3.78
62 1931 10.21 132 1953 3.62
63 1949 10.07 133 1917 3.59
64 1997 10.05 134 1948 3.12
65 1958 9.98 135 1963 3.07
66 2010 9.96      
67 1982 9.86      
68 1940 9.62      
69 1888 9.61      
70 1892 9.51      
           

 

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Updated: January 13, 2017