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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 9, 2017