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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
October 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   80/56   68  0.13  0.13  33.54  (96) 1953  62  1961 (75) 1911  35  1984    1 
 2   79/55   67  0.13  0.26  33.67   93 *2006  61  1961  73  1954  37  1975    2 
 3   79/55   67  0.13  0.39  33.80   95  1963  65  1945  73  1911  35  1987    3 
 4   79/55   67  0.14  0.53  33.94   94  2000  56  1902  73  1884  36  1987    4 
 5   78/54   66  0.13  0.66  34.07   95  1884  57  1932  72  1941  37  1975    5 
 
 6   78/54   66  0.14  0.80  34.21  (96) 1956  51  2012  74  1941  35  1964    6 
 7   78/54   66  0.13  0.93  34.34   94  1963  57  2000  72 *2007  34  1954    7 
 8   77/53   65  0.13  1.06  34.47  (96) 1963  56 *2000  73  1939  31  1952    8 
 9   77/53   65  0.13  1.19  34.60   94  1965  56  1945  71  1949  30  2000    9 
10   77/53   65  0.13  1.32  34.73   95  1963  52  2009  70  1904  32  2000   10 
 
11   76/52   64  0.13  1.45  34.86  (96) 1963  53  1987  69  1931  36  1932   11 
12   76/52   64  0.14  1.59  35.00   92  1989  53  1909  70  1962  32  1946   12 
13   76/52   64  0.13  1.72  35.13   94  1963  54  1969  70  1886  32  1977   13 
14   76/51   63  0.14  1.86  35.27   93  2015  52  1914  72  1941  34  1885   14 
15   75/51   63  0.14  2.00  35.41  (96) 2015  54  1906  70  1897  34  1893   15 
 
16   75/51   63  0.14  2.14  35.55   92 *2011  58  1967  69  1980  29  1966   16 
17   75/50   62  0.15  2.29  35.70   91  1964  47  1898  69  1998  34  1976   17 
18   74/50   62  0.15  2.44  35.85   92  2005  51  1989  72  1938  26  1948   18 
19   74/50   62  0.15  2.59  36.00   91  2016  50  1989  70  2016  29  1989   19 
20   74/49   62  0.15  2.74  36.15   88 *2003  51  1913  74  1979  26  1989   20 
 
21   73/49   61  0.14  2.88  36.29   92  1978  48  1898  67  1978  29  1976   21 
22   73/49   61  0.16  3.04  36.45   90  1939  49  1937  66 *2012  32  1952   22 
23   73/49   61  0.14  3.18  36.59   90 *2003  49  1936  67  1941  27  1952   23 
24   72/48   60  0.14  3.32  36.73   91  2003  52  1926  69  2001  28  1982   24 
25   72/48   60  0.14  3.46  36.87   88  1950  47  1981  74  1939  29  1982   25 
 
26   72/48   60  0.15  3.61  37.02   90  1891  49  1957  68  2004  30  1994   26 
27   71/47   59  0.14  3.75  37.16   87 *1999  47  1936  67  2004  28  1957   27 
28   71/47   59  0.14  3.89  37.30   87  2016  48  1925  68  2004  25  1957   28 
29   71/47   59  0.15  4.04  37.45   89  1950 (37) 1925  66  1961 (22) 1952   29 
30   70/46   58  0.14  4.18  37.59   89  1968  39  1993  67  1946 (22) 1917   30 
 
31   70/46   58  0.14  4.32  37.73   89  2016  46  1993  68  1882  24  1993   31
* Indicates occurrences in previous years     ( ) Indicates monthly extremes
October Monthly Normals: 
 
Normal Max Temperature:   74.8F   Monthly Heating Degree Days:       137 
Normal Min Temperature:   50.7F   Season Total Heating Degree Days:  154 
Normal Mean Temperature:  62.8F   Monthly Cooling Degree Days:        68 
Normal Monthly Rainfall:  4.32"   Season Total Cooling Degree Days: 2046 
Normal Monthly Snowfall:  0.0" 
 
October Monthly Records: 
 
Warmest Month:  70.6F in 1963     Wettest Month: 12.05" in 1951 
Coolest Month:  55.1F in 1976     Driest Month:   Trace in 1964
                                  Most Snowfall:  Trace in 1993

(Monthly normals are computed by adding all of the daily mean data
 and then dividing by the number of days in the month)

 

Updated: November 18, 2016