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Severe Storms; Fire Danger; and Strong Pacific Storms

More strong storms on tap for the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Heavy rains could produce flooding and mudslides. Saturday, a cold front moving into the central U.S. will bring potential for severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes; and localized flooding potential. Dry winds in southwestern California will keep fire weather threats high. Read More >

Fort Smith, Arkansas
April Climate Data (Page 1)

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     |-----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   70/45   58  0.13  0.13   9.55   92  1946  44  1901  66  1940  26  1954    1 
 2   70/45   58  0.13  0.26   9.68   92  1918  44  1936 (72) 1918  26  1936    2 
 3   70/46   58  0.12  0.38   9.80   89  2011  48  1891  71  1934 (22) 1975    3 
 4   71/46   58  0.12  0.50   9.92   90  1988 (42) 1886  68  1929  24  1987    4 
 5   71/46   59  0.13  0.63  10.05   94  1893  46  1996 (72) 1888  27  1987    5 
 
 6   71/47   59  0.13  0.76  10.18   93  1960  44  1994  70 *2001  29  1966    6 
 7   72/47   59  0.13  0.89  10.31   91  1948  46  2007 (72) 1922  29 *2007    7 
 8   72/47   59  0.14  1.03  10.45   89  2011  44  1938 (72) 1893  24  2007    8 
 9   72/47   60  0.14  1.17  10.59   92  2011  46  1973  67 *2013  28  1964    9 
10   72/48   60  0.14  1.31  10.73   91  1943  46  1956  70  2001  30  1973   10 
 
11   73/48   60  0.14  1.45  10.87   89  1948  47  1900  68  1903  25  1989   11 
12   73/48   61  0.14  1.59  11.01   92  1972  46  1940  70  1941  30  1940   12 
13   73/49   61  0.13  1.72  11.14   90  1972  48  1980 (72) 1972  29  1997   13 
14   74/49   61  0.14  1.86  11.28   89 *2006  46  1928  71  2012  30  2008   14 
15   74/49   62  0.14  2.00  11.42   91  1924  48  1933  64  1936  27  1983   15 
 
16   74/50   62  0.14  2.14  11.56   92  2006  54  1890  70  1963  32  1953   16 
17   74/50   62  0.14  2.28  11.70   95  2006  50  1912 (72) 1976  29  1951   17 
18   75/50   62  0.15  2.43  11.85  (96) 2006  49  1939  68 *2006  33  1999   18 
19   75/51   63  0.14  2.57  11.99   95  1987  55  1910  70  1955  33  1953   19 
20   75/51   63  0.15  2.72  12.14   94  1987  47  1918  70  1964  35  1978   20 
 
21   75/51   63  0.15  2.87  12.29   91  1965  52  1884  70  1925  34  1978   21 
22   75/52   64  0.15  3.02  12.44   92  1989  46  1884  70  1925  33  1982   22 
23   76/52   64  0.16  3.18  12.60   91  1965  58  1931  71  1925  36  1893   23 
24   76/52   64  0.15  3.33  12.75   90  1989  51  1910  67  1904  36 *2005   24 
25   76/53   64  0.16  3.49  12.91   89  2012  48  1910  68  1896  35  1910   25 
 
26   76/53   65  0.16  3.65  13.07   90  1896  50  1919  68  2009  33  1910   26 
27   77/53   65  0.16  3.81  13.23   91  1989  58  1920  71 *2012  36  1992   27 
28   77/54   65  0.16  3.97  13.39   91  1989  55  1976  71  1896  35  1965   28 
29   77/54   65  0.16  4.13  13.55   93  1962  58  1908  71  1970  34  1965   29 
30   77/54   66  0.17  4.30  13.72   90  1987  49  1907  71  1899  36  1908   30 
 
* Indicates occurrences in previous years     ( ) Indicates monthly extremes
April Monthly Normals 1981-2010:
 
Normal Max Temperature:   73.7F   Monthly Heating Degree Days:        156 
Normal Min Temperature:   49.5F   Season Total Heating Degree Days:  3215 
Normal Mean Temperature:  61.6F   Monthly Cooling Degree Days:         54 
Normal Monthly Rainfall:  4.30"   Season Total Cooling Degree Days:    66 
Normal Monthly Snowfall:   0.0" 
 
April Monthly Records:
 
Warmest Month:  68.0F in 1896     Wettest Month:  10.32" in 1957 
Coolest Month:  54.8F in 1983     Driest Month:    0.36" in 1903 
                                  Most Snowfall:   0.7"  in 1933
(Monthly normals are computed by adding all of the daily mean data
 and then dividing by the number of days in the month)

 

Updated: May 25, 2017