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Cool and Dry in the East; Turning Stormy in the Northwest

Much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the East Coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires. Read More >

Fort Smith, Arkansas
November 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   70/46   58  0.15  0.15  37.88   86 *2016  40  1991  67  1882  28  1949    1 
 2   69/45   57  0.14  0.29  38.02   85 *2016  34  1991  66  1938  20  1966    2 
 3   69/45   57  0.15  0.44  38.17   86  2003  36  1991  65  2016  15  1966    3 
 4   68/45   56  0.15  0.59  38.32   85  1909  46  1951  61  1944  20  1991    4 
 5   68/44   56  0.15  0.74  38.47   85  1989  38  1951  61  2015  22  1976    5 
 
 6   67/44   56  0.15  0.89  38.62   83  1980  38  1959 (70) 1924  21  1959    6 
 7   67/44   55  0.15  1.04  38.77   84  2005  39  1938  69  1945  20  1959    7 
 8   66/43   55  0.15  1.19  38.92   86  1915  40  1991  66  1915  20  1991    8 
 9   66/43   54  0.15  1.34  39.07   86  2006  38  2000  65  2002  21  1991    9 
10   66/43   54  0.15  1.49  39.22   84  1989  40  1950  62  1882  22  1950   10 
 
11   65/42   54  0.16  1.65  39.38   85  1989  40 *1995  65  1909  15  1950   11 
12   65/42   53  0.15  1.80  39.53   85  1955  33  1911  67  1931  16  1911   12 
13   64/41   53  0.16  1.96  39.69   86  1955  37  1976  67  2011  17  1986   13 
14   64/41   52  0.16  2.12  39.85   82 *1999  34  1976  62  1897  19  1963   14 
15   63/41   52  0.15  2.27  40.00   83  1955  37  1959  65  1964  18  1940   15 
 
16   63/40   51  0.15  2.42  40.15  (87) 2016  39  1927  68  1942  20  1932   16 
17   62/40   51  0.15  2.57  40.30   82 *2016  35  1959  64  1942  15  1959   17 
18   62/39   51  0.15  2.72  40.45   84  1930  36  1926  65  1934  18 *2014   18 
19   61/39   50  0.15  2.87  40.60   80  1950  33  1937  67  1913  18  1903   19 
20   61/39   50  0.15  3.02  40.75   82  1989  38  1937  68  1942  18  1914   20 
 
21   60/38   49  0.14  3.16  40.89   79  1913  34  1937  66  1913  19  1898   21 
22   60/38   49  0.14  3.30  41.03   82  1900  31  1898  69  1927  17  1964   22 
23   59/37   48  0.15  3.45  41.18   79  1900  36  1970  62  1973  19  1948   23 
24   59/37   48  0.14  3.59  41.32   80 *2010  33  2013  57  1966  15  1970   24 
25   58/37   47  0.14  3.73  41.46   81  1965  32  1993  61  1883  17  1950   25 
 
26   58/36   47  0.14  3.87  41.60   82  1965  34  1938  62  1970  17  1975   26 
27   57/36   47  0.14  4.01  41.74   81  1964  37  1898  62  1927  13  1975   27 
28   57/36   46  0.15  4.16  41.89   79  1905 (29) 1976  62  1927  11  1976   28 
29   56/35   46  0.14  4.30  42.03   78 *2006  31  1911  63  1933  (8) 1976   29 
30   56/35   45  0.14  4.44  42.17   79  2014  35  1905  61  1933  16  1911   30 

* Indicates occurrences in previous years     ( ) Indicates monthly extremes
November Monthly Normals 1981-2010:

Normal Max Temperature:   62.8F   Monthly Heating Degree Days:       411 
Normal Min Temperature:   40.3F   Season Total Heating Degree Days:  565 
Normal Mean Temperature:  51.6F   Monthly Cooling Degree Days:         8 
Normal Monthly Rainfall:  4.44"   Season Total Cooling Degree Days: 2054 
Normal Monthly Snowfall:  Trace

November Monthly Records:

Warmest Month:  59.7F in 1909     Wettest Month: 14.01" in 1946 
Coolest Month:  42.0F in 1976     Driest Month:   0.26" in 1904 
                                  Most Snowfall:   4.7" in 1976
(Monthly normals are computed by adding all of the daily mean data 
 and then dividing by the number of days in the month)

 

Updated: December 4, 2016