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Fort Smith, Arkansas
December Climate Data (Page 2)

    |-- Temp. Records --||- Precip Records -||------ Degree Day Normals -------|
     Hi        Lo         Record    Record    Heating          Cooling
Day  Mean Year Mean Year  Rain Year Snow Year Day Month Season Day Month Season  Day
 1   66.0*1982 29.5 1896  1.53 1921 1.0 1903   20   20    585    0    0   2053    1 
 2   67.5 2012 23.5 1985* 2.46 1982 2.0 1971   20   40    605    0    0   2053    2 
 3   68.0 2012 24.0 1893  1.64 1973 0.9 1897   21   61    626    0    0   2053    3 
 4   68.0 2001 21.0 1897* 1.76 1930(7.5)1902   21   82    647    0    0   2053    4 
 5   69.0 1956 20.0 1886  1.78 1913 2.7 1984   21  103    668    0    0   2053    5 
 
 6   71.0 1966 14.0 1950  2.52 1935 4.9 2013   22  125    690    0    0   2053    6 
 7  (75.5)1966 15.0 1950  0.90 1986 1.6 1917   22  147    712    0    0   2053    7 
 8   68.5*1991 12.0 1917  2.08 1994 0.5 1917   22  169    734    0    0   2053    8 
 9   65.0 1923 14.5 1917  3.61 1971 0.1 1897   23  192    757    0    0   2053    9 
10   62.5 1965 14.5 1917  2.40 1960 0.6 1955   23  215    780    0    0   2053   10 
 
11   67.0 1965 21.0 1917  1.33 1963 1.1 1941   23  238    803    0    0   2053   11 
12   67.5 1929 15.0 1962  2.38 1892 4.0 1958   23  261    826    0    0   2053   12 
13   67.0 1929 17.0 1917  5.02 1927 1.7 1985   23  284    849    0    0   2053   13 
14   64.0 1889 15.0 1958  2.09 1948 7.2 1916   24  308    873    0    0   2053   14 
15   66.0 1889 13.0 1901  1.54 1992 0.5 1972   24  332    897    0    0   2053   15 
 
16   67.0 1924 14.5 1989  3.54 2001 0.5 1932   24  356    921    0    0   2053   16 
17   65.5 2006 17.5 1901  2.55 1995 0.5 1945   24  380    945    0    0   2053   17 
18   62.5 1895 18.5 1964  2.51 1924 0.5 1909   24  404    969    0    0   2053   18 
19   63.0 1889 13.5 1929* 3.48 1895 0.6 1896   25  429    994    0    0   2053   19 
20   65.0 1949 18.0 1924  1.40 1926 0.3 1894   25  454   1019    0    0   2053   20 
 
21   62.0 1889 13.0 1916  2.37 1968 2.1 1896   25  479   1044    0    0   2053   21 
22   66.0 1996  8.5 1989  1.14 1899 4.9 1913   25  504   1069    0    0   2053   22 
23   63.0 1885  7.5 1989  3.05 1932 2.1 1912   25  529   1094    0    0   2053   23 
24   63.0*1955 (4.0)1983  1.27 2009 3.0 2009   25  554   1119    0    0   2053   24 
25   68.0 1889  4.5 1983  1.98 1888 6.7 1975   25  579   1144    0    0   2053   25 
 
26   66.5 1889 10.5 1892  3.73 1942 1.8 1990   25  604   1169    0    0   2053   26 
27   68.0 1907 16.5 1892 (5.63)2015 2.5 1939   26  630   1195    0    0   2053   27 
28   64.5 1984 13.0 1894  1.25 1975 3.5 1935   26  656   1221    0    0   2053   28 
29   70.5 1984 15.0 1983  1.53 1969 2.1 1935   26  682   1247    0    0   2053   29 
30   66.5 1992 14.5 1983  1.22 2006 2.4 1969   26  708   1273    0    0   2053   30
31   74.0 1951 13.5 1927  2.43 1947 2.1 1946   26  734   1299    0    0   2053   31
* Indicates occurrences in previous years    ( ) Indicates monthly extremes
Period of Record:
Temperature:  June 1882 - Present
Rainfall:     June 1882 - Present
Snowfall:     October 1883 - Present
Normals:      1981-2010 (30 Year Average)
(Monthly normals are computed by adding all of the daily mean data
 and then dividing by the number of days in the month)

 

Updated: January 12, 2017