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Fort Smith, Arkansas
February 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   52/30   41  0.09  0.09   2.90   87  1911  14  1951  51  1911  -5  1979    1 
 2   52/30   41  0.10  0.19   3.00   77  1995  19  1917  50  1911  -9  1951    2 
 3   52/30   41  0.09  0.28   3.09   79  1962  19  1905  54  1890   2  1985    3 
 4   53/31   42  0.09  0.37   3.18   79  2008  18  1989  58  1927   2  1886    4 
 5   53/31   42  0.10  0.47   3.28   76  1967  19  1989  60  1938   7  1886    5 
 
 6   53/31   42  0.09  0.56   3.37   74  1904  23  2014  55  1999   6  1985    6 
 7   53/31   42  0.10  0.66   3.47   79  2017  (6) 1895  58  1931  -5  1895    7 
 8   54/31   42  0.10  0.76   3.57   77  1999  12  1933  65  2001  -7  1895    8 
 9   54/32   43  0.10  0.86   3.67   81  1957  23  1929  58  1943   7  1933    9 
10   54/32   43  0.10  0.96   3.77   80  1999  17  1885  61  1932   1  1885   10 
 
11   54/32   43  0.09  1.05   3.86   85  2017  15  1899  55  1938  -8  1899   11 
12   55/32   43  0.10  1.15   3.96   86  1962   7  1899  58  1938(-15) 1899   12 
13   55/33   44  0.09  1.24   4.05   85  1962  18  1905  59  1938  -8  1905   13 
14   55/33   44  0.10  1.34   4.15   78  1883  32  1936  58  1954   5  1905   14 
15   55/33   44  0.09  1.43   4.24   81  2005  24  1909  60  1954  10  1905   15 
 
16   56/33   45  0.09  1.52   4.33   80 *2006  22  1903  61  1911  10  1903   16 
17   56/34   45  0.10  1.62   4.43   78  1911  23  1910  64  1911   4  1903   17 
18   56/34   45  0.11  1.73   4.54   79  1986  26  1978  52  2011   1  1910   18 
19   57/34   45  0.10  1.83   4.64   80  1986  28  1908  58  1994   4  1978   19 
20   57/35   46  0.10  1.93   4.74   81  1981  24  1929  59  1922  12  1921   20 
 
21   57/35   46  0.10  2.03   4.84   82  1897  26  1894  57  1922  13  1939   21 
22   58/35   46  0.11  2.14   4.95   80  1996  27  1968  57  1930  10  1978   22 
23   58/35   47  0.10  2.24   5.05  (88) 2017  29  1889  57  2000  13  1899   23 
24   58/36   47  0.10  2.34   5.15   84  1918  29  1960 (68) 1930  18  1965   24 
25   59/36   47  0.11  2.45   5.26   80  1917  28  2003  63  1936  12  1967   25 
 
26   59/36   48  0.10  2.55   5.36   83  1917  27  1934  56  1999  13  1980   26 
27   59/37   48  0.11  2.66   5.47   79  1988  25  2015  56  1948  15  1934   27 
28   60/37   48  0.10  2.76   5.57   80 *2017  26  1890  59  2017   7  1890   28 
29   60/37   48  0.10  2.86   5.67   77 *2000  33  1916  64  1908  16  1884   29
* Indicates occurrences in previous years     ( ) Indicates monthly extremes
February Monthly Normals 1981-2010:
 
Normal Max Temperature:   55.4°F  Monthly Heating Degree Days:        582 
Normal Min Temperature:   33.1°F  (Leap Year use 599) 
Normal Mean Temperature:  44.2°F  Season Total Heating Degree Days:  2673 
Normal Monthly Rainfall:   2.76"  (Leap Year use 2690)
           (Leap year use  2.86")  Monthly Cooling Degree Days:         1
Normal Monthly Snowfall:   1.1"   Season Total Cooling Degree Days:     1 

February Monthly Records: 

Warmest Month:  54.3F in 2017     Wettest Month:  9.21" in 1938
Coolest Month:  31.5F in 1905     Driest Month:   0.14" in 1947
                                  Most Snowfall:  18.3" in 1921
(Monthly normals are computed by adding all of the daily mean data
 and then dividing by the number of days in the month)

 

Updated: March 24, 2017