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Heavy snow and hazardous travel for portions of the Great Lakes, Northeast, and New England

Heavy snow, bitterly cold temperatures, and treacherous travel will be likely from the Great Lakes to the Northeast, and into New England over the next couple of days. Heavy Lake Effect snow of one to two feet will impact areas downwind of Lake Eerie and Ontario. Widespread snowfall of 6 to 12 inches will also impact much of northern New England. Read More >

 

January Snowfall for Fort Smith, Arkansas

All snowfall amounts are in inches

For the 134 year period of January 1884 through January 2017

 

Highest January was 13.6 recorded in 1918

Lowest January was 0.0

Difference between the highest and lowest January was 13.6

 

Lowest January      Highest January
RANK YEAR SNOW RANK YEAR SNOW
           
1 2006 0.0 71 1964 0.8
2 2005 0.0 72 1949 0.8
3 1998 0.0 73 1917 0.8
4 1991 0.0 74 1925 0.9
5 1986 0.0 75 2003 1.0
6 1975 0.0 76 1980 1.0
7 1969 0.0 77 1958 1.0
8 1952 0.0 78 1885 1.0
9 1947 0.0 79 1919 1.2
10 1946 0.0 80 1959 1.3
11 1941 0.0 81 1922 1.3
12 1939 0.0 82 1896 1.3
13 1938 0.0 83 1987 1.4
14 1935 0.0 84 1943 1.5
15 1934 0.0 85 1920 1.6
16 1933 0.0 86 1895 1.8
17 1932 0.0 87 1984 1.9
18 1929 0.0 88 2017 2.0
19 1928 0.0 89 1996 2.0
20 1927 0.0 90 1945 2.0
21 1923 0.0 91 1936 2.0
22 1914 0.0 92 1888 2.0
23 1911 0.0 93 1913 2.1
24 1908 0.0 94 1926 2.3
25 1901 0.0 95 1886 2.3
26 1897 0.0 96 1994 2.4
27 1890 0.0 97 1951 2.4
28 1889 0.0 98 2011 2.8
29 2016 Trace 99 1956 3.0
30 2015 Trace 100 1905 3.0
31 2014 Trace 101 1997 3.2
32 2013 Trace 102 1981 3.2
33 2012 Trace 103 1948 3.2
34 2009 Trace 104 1982 3.6
35 2004 Trace 105 1909 3.8
36 2002 Trace 106 1962 3.9
37 1999 Trace 107 1915 3.9
38 1993 Trace 108 2010 4.0
39 1992 Trace 109 1921 4.3
40 1990 Trace 110 1973 4.4
41 1983 Trace 111 1942 4.4
42 1976 Trace 112 1893 4.6
43 1974 Trace 113 1995 4.7
44 1971 Trace 114 1904 5.0
45 1963 Trace 115 1970 5.2
46 1957 Trace 116 1960 5.5
47 1967 0.1 117 1955 5.5
48 1965 0.1 118 1966 5.8
49 1916 0.1 119 1902 6.1
50 1910 0.2 120 1954 6.3
51 1907 0.2 121 1930 6.5
52 1899 0.2 122 1906 7.7
53 1972 0.3 123 1985 8.1
54 1968 0.3 124 1944 8.8
55 1884 0.3 125 1940 9.4
56 2001 0.4 126 1892 10.5
57 1961 0.4 127 2000 11.0
58 1937 0.4 128 1978 11.7
59 1931 0.4 129 1979 11.8
60 1912 0.4 130 1988 12.3
61 1887 0.4 131 1894 12.4
62 1989 0.5 132 1977 13.0
63 1950 0.5 133 1918 13.60
64 1924 0.5 134 1900 Missing
65 1903 0.5      
66 1891 0.5      
67 1953 0.6      
68 1898 0.7      
69 2008 0.8      
70 2007 0.8      
           
 
RANK YEAR SNOW RANK YEAR SNOW
           
1 1918 13.6 71 1903 0.5
2 1977 13.0 72 1891 0.5
3 1894 12.4 73 2001 0.4
4 1988 12.3 74 1961 0.4
5 1979 11.8 75 1937 0.4
6 1978 11.7 76 1931 0.4
7 2000 11.0 77 1912 0.4
8 1892 10.5 78 1887 0.4
9 1940 9.4 79 1972 0.3
10 1944 8.8 80 1968 0.3
11 1985 8.1 81 1884 0.3
12 1906 7.7 82 1910 0.2
13 1930 6.5 83 1907 0.2
14 1954 6.3 84 1899 0.2
15 1902 6.1 85 1967 0.1
16 1966 5.8 86 1965 0.1
17 1960 5.5 87 1916 0.1
18 1955 5.5 88 2016 Trace
19 1970 5.2 89 2015 Trace
20 1904 5.0 90 2014 Trace
21 1995 4.7 91 2013 Trace
22 1893 4.6 92 2012 Trace
23 1973 4.4 93 2009 Trace
24 1942 4.4 94 2004 Trace
25 1921 4.3 95 2002 Trace
26 2010 4.0 96 1999 Trace
27 1962 3.9 97 1993 Trace
28 1915 3.9 98 1992 Trace
29 1909 3.8 99 1990 Trace
30 1982 3.6 100 1983 Trace
31 1997 3.2 101 1976 Trace
32 1981 3.2 102 1974 Trace
33 1948 3.2 103 1971 Trace
34 1956 3.0 104 1963 Trace
35 1905 3.0 105 1957 Trace
36 2011 2.8 106 2006 0.0
37 1994 2.4 107 2005 0.0
38 1951 2.4 108 1998 0.0
39 1926 2.3 109 1991 0.0
40 1886 2.3 110 1986 0.0
41 1913 2.1 111 1975 0.0
42 2017 2.0 112 1969 0.0
43 1996 2.0 113 1952 0.0
44 1945 2.0 114 1947 0.0
45 1936 2.0 115 1946 0.0
46 1888 2.0 116 1941 0.0
47 1984 1.9 117 1939 0.0
48 1895 1.8 118 1938 0.0
49 1920 1.6 119 1935 0.0
50 1943 1.5 120 1934 0.0
51 1987 1.4 121 1933 0.0
52 1959 1.3 122 1932 0.0
53 1922 1.3 123 1929 0.0
54 1896 1.3 124 1928 0.0
55 1919 1.2 125 1927 0.0
56 2003 1.0 126 1923 0.0
57 1980 1.0 127 1914 0.0
58 1958 1.0 128 1911 0.0
59 1885 1.0 129 1908 0.0
60 1925 0.9 130 1901 0.0
61 2008 0.8 131 1897 0.0
62 2007 0.8 132 1890 0.0
63 1964 0.8 133 1889 0.0
64 1949 0.8 134 1900 Missing
65 1917 0.8      
66 1898 0.7      
67 1953 0.6      
68 1989 0.5      
69 1950 0.5      
70 1924 0.5      
           

 

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Updated: February 10, 2017