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Wildire Danger Continues in Southern California

High pressure building into the Western U.S. will create strong offshore winds in southern California. Temperatures in this region are unseasonably hot, and conditions are dry. The combination of these strong winds and dry conditions will bring fire danger to portions of southern California. Red Flag Warnings are in effect here. Any new fires in this region could quickly grow out of control. Read More >

Fort Smith, Arkansas
January Climate Data (Page 1)

 

     |-----Normals 1981-2010------| |--------- Record Temperatures ---------|
     Temperature   Precipitation     Hi        Lo        Hi        Lo
Day  Mx/Mn  Mean  Day  Month  Year   Max Year  Max Year  Min Year  Min Year    Day
 1   49/29   39  0.09  0.09   0.09   76 *2006  16  1928  58  1956   2  1928    1 
 2   49/29   39  0.09  0.18   0.18   75  2004  18  1911  57  2005   6  1979    2 
 3   49/29   39  0.09  0.27   0.27   79  2009  19  1919  63  2004  -4  1887    3 
 4   49/29   39  0.09  0.36   0.36   72  1997  23  1959  58  1955   6  1959    4 
 5   49/29   39  0.09  0.45   0.45   73  1916  16  1884  52 *2008  -5  1884    5 
 
 6   49/29   39  0.09  0.54   0.54   76  2008  19  2014  64  2008   3  1912    6 
 7   49/29   39  0.09  0.63   0.63   76  1907  18  1912 (67) 2008  -1  1912    7 
 8   49/29   39  0.08  0.71   0.71   76  1969  (3) 1886  60  1901  -7  1886    8 
 9   49/29   39  0.09  0.80   0.80   78  1957  10  1886  51  1898  -6  1886    9 
10   49/29   39  0.08  0.88   0.88   75  1990  13  1962  58  1890  -8  1977   10 
 
11   49/29   39  0.08  0.96   0.96   79  1995  13  1886  65  1911 -10  1977   11 
12   49/29   39  0.09  1.05   1.05   76 *2000  10  1918  56  1995(-11) 1918   12 
13   49/29   39  0.09  1.14   1.14   75  1932  21  1918  52  1959  -3  1918   13 
14   50/29   39  0.08  1.22   1.22   78  1932  28  1917  60  1907  -2  1892   14 
15   50/29   39  0.09  1.31   1.31   72  1990  14  1888  53  1928   1  1888   15 
 
16   50/29   39  0.09  1.40   1.40   77  1894  18  1885  55  1900   6  1982   16 
17   50/29   39  0.10  1.50   1.50   73  1952  23  1885  56  1913  -6  1930   17 
18   50/29   39  0.10  1.60   1.60   72  1951  16  1930  53  1933  -9  1930   18 
19   50/29   39  0.09  1.69   1.69  (81) 1952  16  1892  51  2006  -2  1940   19 
20   50/29   39  0.09  1.78   1.78   75  1906  14  1985  60  1906  -1  1985   20 
 
21   50/29   40  0.09  1.87   1.87   76  1999  17  1935  56  1933  -1  1930   21 
22   50/29   40  0.09  1.96   1.96   78  1969  14  1930  55  1909  -9  1930   22 
23   50/29   40  0.09  2.05   2.05   78  1967  20  1963  56  1909  -3  1930   23 
24   51/29   40  0.10  2.15   2.15   80  1950  12  1894  65  1950  -7  1894   24 
25   51/29   40  0.09  2.24   2.24   80  1950  19  1940  60  1944   2  1905   25 
 
26   51/29   40  0.09  2.33   2.33   80  1952  21  1897  56  1944   3  1904   26 
27   51/29   40  0.10  2.43   2.43   78  1914  24  1948  53  1911   6  1893   27 
28   51/30   40  0.09  2.52   2.52   79  1970  21  1951  58  1914   8  1979   28 
29   51/30   40  0.10  2.62   2.62   78  1947  18  1966  57  1968   1  1966   29 
30   52/30   41  0.09  2.71   2.71   77  1917  19  1951  55  1884   0  1966   30 
 
31   52/30   41  0.10  2.81   2.81   79  2017  19  1951  57  1988   3  1979   31
* Indicates occurrences in previous years     ( ) Indicates monthly extremes
January Monthly Normals 1981-2010:
 
Normal Max Temperature:   49.9F   Monthly Heating Degree Days:        792 
Normal Min Temperature:   29.0F   Season Total Heating Degree Days:  2091 
Normal Mean Temperature:  39.4F   Monthly Cooling Degree Days:          0 
Normal Monthly Rainfall:  2.81"   Season Total Cooling Degree Days:     0 
Normal Monthly Snowfall:  2.4" 
 
January Monthly Records:
 
Warmest Month:  48.9F in 1923     Wettest Month:  11.33" in 1949 
Coolest Month:  25.6F in 1979     Driest Month:    0.20" in 1986 
                                  Most Snowfall:   13.6" in 1918
(Monthly normals are computed by adding all of the daily mean data
 and then dividing by the number of days in the month)

 

Updated: February 10, 2017