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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