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Summer (June, July, August) Rainfall for Fort Smith, Arkansas

All rainfall amounts are in inches

For the 136 year period of Summer 1882 through Summer 2017

 

Wettest Summer was 26.61 recorded in 1895

Driest Summer was 2.94 recorded in 1934

Difference between the wettest and driest Summer was 23.67

 

Driest Summer      Wettest Summer
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1934 2.94 71 1883 9.68
2 1954 3.14 72 1962 9.76
3 1916 3.29 73 2007 9.80
4 1896 3.57 74 1997 9.86
5 1978 4.01 75 1933 9.86
6 1936 4.01 76 1953 10.01
7 1930 4.14 77 2010 10.10
8 1947 4.22 78 1942 10.10
9 2001 4.26 79 1900 10.17
10 1952 4.54 80 1986 10.19
11 2011 4.79 81 2000 10.26
12 1949 4.97 82 2002 10.34
13 1922 5.07 83 1907 10.35
14 1988 5.12 84 1885 10.35
15 1913 5.17 85 1926 10.47
16 1882 5.21 86 1886 10.54
17 1901 5.25 87 1892 11.02
18 1980 5.28 88 1963 11.15
19 1920 5.31 89 1893 11.17
20 1966 5.42 90 1889 11.45
21 1902 5.43 91 1941 11.47
22 1968 5.53 92 1974 11.54
23 1946 5.75 93 1904 11.59
24 1939 5.94 94 1899 11.80
25 1955 6.37 95 1940 11.81
26 1991 6.40 96 2009 11.85
27 1943 6.42 97 1911 12.08
28 1894 6.53 98 1884 12.12
29 1909 6.58 99 1982 12.15
30 1990 6.60 100 1957 12.26
31 1967 6.61 101 1971 12.54
32 1964 6.66 102 1905 12.61
33 1998 6.82 103 1935 12.87
34 2005 6.95 104 1897 13.21
35 1924 7.06 105 1975 13.24
36 1984 7.20 106 1931 13.38
37 1970 7.27 107 1981 13.61
38 1918 7.36 108 1928 13.72
39 2003 7.39 109 1960 13.82
40 1923 7.42 110 2013 13.89
41 1972 7.49 111 1950 13.89
42 1903 7.52 112 1944 13.92
43 1919 7.65 113 1898 14.05
44 2012 7.66 114 1921 14.10
45 1917 7.75 115 1959 14.64
46 1993 7.78 116 1979 14.69
47 1937 7.87 117 1906 14.94
48 1925 7.89 118 1989 15.05
49 2006 7.99 119 1992 15.18
50 1999 8.03 120 1927 15.33
51 1983 8.22 121 1915 15.92
52 1956 8.24 122 2008 16.30
53 1914 8.24 123 2004 16.32
54 1929 8.33 124 2015 16.35
55 1985 8.37 125 1891 16.55
56 1965 8.46 126 1890 16.62
57 1987 8.58 127 1994 16.93
58 2014 8.71 128 1951 17.03
59 1976 8.73 129 1996 17.28
60 1969 8.87 130 1961 17.78
61 1912 8.93 131 1888 18.24
62 1938 9.00 132 1908 19.83
63 1948 9.10 133 2017 20.03
64 1995 9.14 134 1958 20.60
65 1932 9.28 135 1945 23.70
66 1977 9.39 136 1895 26.61
67 2016 9.44      
68 1887 9.53      
69 1973 9.61      
70 1910 9.66      
           
 
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1895 26.61 71 1977 9.39
2 1945 23.70 72 1932 9.28
3 1958 20.60 73 1995 9.14
4 2017 20.03 74 1948 9.10
5 1908 19.83 75 1938 9.00
6 1888 18.24 76 1912 8.93
7 1961 17.78 77 1969 8.87
8 1996 17.28 78 1976 8.73
9 1951 17.03 79 2014 8.71
10 1994 16.93 80 1987 8.58
11 1890 16.62 81 1965 8.46
12 1891 16.55 82 1985 8.37
13 2015 16.35 83 1929 8.33
14 2004 16.32 84 1956 8.24
15 2008 16.30 85 1914 8.24
16 1915 15.92 86 1983 8.22
17 1927 15.33 87 1999 8.03
18 1992 15.18 88 2006 7.99
19 1989 15.05 89 1925 7.89
20 1906 14.94 90 1937 7.87
21 1979 14.69 91 1993 7.78
22 1959 14.64 92 1917 7.75
23 1921 14.10 93 2012 7.66
24 1898 14.05 94 1919 7.65
25 1944 13.92 95 1903 7.52
26 2013 13.89 96 1972 7.49
27 1950 13.89 97 1923 7.42
28 1960 13.82 98 2003 7.39
29 1928 13.72 99 1918 7.36
30 1981 13.61 100 1970 7.27
31 1931 13.38 101 1984 7.20
32 1975 13.24 102 1924 7.06
33 1897 13.21 103 2005 6.95
34 1935 12.87 104 1998 6.82
35 1905 12.61 105 1964 6.66
36 1971 12.54 106 1967 6.61
37 1957 12.26 107 1990 6.60
38 1982 12.15 108 1909 6.58
39 1884 12.12 109 1894 6.53
40 1911 12.08 110 1943 6.42
41 2009 11.85 111 1991 6.40
42 1940 11.81 112 1955 6.37
43 1899 11.80 113 1939 5.94
44 1904 11.59 114 1946 5.75
45 1974 11.54 115 1968 5.53
46 1941 11.47 116 1902 5.43
47 1889 11.45 117 1966 5.42
48 1893 11.17 118 1920 5.31
49 1963 11.15 119 1980 5.28
50 1892 11.02 120 1901 5.25
51 1886 10.54 121 1882 5.21
52 1926 10.47 122 1913 5.17
53 1907 10.35 123 1988 5.12
54 1885 10.35 124 1922 5.07
55 2002 10.34 125 1949 4.97
56 2000 10.26 126 2011 4.79
57 1986 10.19 127 1952 4.54
58 1900 10.17 128 2001 4.26
59 2010 10.10 129 1947 4.22
60 1942 10.10 130 1930 4.14
61 1953 10.01 131 1978 4.01
62 1997 9.86 132 1936 4.01
63 1933 9.86 133 1896 3.57
64 2007 9.80 134 1916 3.29
65 1962 9.76 135 1954 3.14
66 1883 9.68 136 1934 2.94
67 1910 9.66      
68 1973 9.61      
69 1887 9.53      
70 2016 9.44      
           

 

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Updated: September 19, 2017