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Heavy Snow For Portions of the Northeast; Great Lakes

Moderate to heavy snow will return to the Northeast and New England over the next couple of days. Heavy Lake Effect Snow will continue to the lee of the Great Lakes. Light snow will fall across portions of the Tennessee Valley; working into the Mid-Atlantic by mid-week. Meanwhile, elevated fire weather conditions will continue in southern California. Read More >

 

December Snowfall for Fort Smith, Arkansas

All snowfall amounts are in inches

For the 134 year period of December 1883 through December 2016

 

Highest December was 8.3 recorded in 1916

Lowest December was 0.0

Difference between the highest and lowest December is 8.3

 

Lowest December      Highest December
RANK YEAR SNOW RANK YEAR SNOW
           
1 2015 0.0 71 1977 Trace
2 2010 0.0 72 1974 Trace
3 2008 0.0 73 1968 Trace
4 2007 0.0 74 1964 Trace
5 2006 0.0 75 1962 Trace
6 1999 0.0 76 1961 Trace
7 1998 0.0 77 1960 Trace
8 1994 0.0 78 1959 Trace
9 1993 0.0 79 1957 Trace
10 1991 0.0 80 1954 Trace
11 1986 0.0 81 1953 Trace
12 1982 0.0 82 1952 Trace
13 1980 0.0 83 1951 Trace
14 1979 0.0 84 1893 0.1
15 1976 0.0 85 1891 0.1
16 1970 0.0 86 1989 0.2
17 1965 0.0 87 1892 0.2
18 1956 0.0 88 1925 0.3
19 1949 0.0 89 1894 0.3
20 1948 0.0 90 1988 0.5
21 1947 0.0 91 1987 0.5
22 1944 0.0 92 1932 0.5
23 1943 0.0 93 1955 0.6
24 1940 0.0 94 1972 0.7
25 1938 0.0 95 1901 0.7
26 1937 0.0 96 1950 0.8
27 1936 0.0 97 1942 0.8
28 1934 0.0 98 1983 0.9
29 1933 0.0 99 1945 0.9
30 1931 0.0 100 1886 0.9
31 1930 0.0 101 1885 0.9
32 1929 0.0 102 1966 1.0
33 1928 0.0 103 1903 1.0
34 1927 0.0 104 1941 1.1
35 1926 0.0 105 1904 1.2
36 1924 0.0 106 1909 1.4
37 1923 0.0 107 2004 1.5
38 1922 0.0 108 1898 1.5
39 1921 0.0 109 1973 1.8
40 1920 0.0 110 1914 1.9
41 1919 0.0 111 1985 2.0
42 1918 0.0 112 1971 2.0
43 1915 0.0 113 1967 2.0
44 1911 0.0 114 1946 2.1
45 1910 0.0 115 1917 2.1
46 1908 0.0 116 1912 2.1
47 1907 0.0 117 1969 2.4
48 1906 0.0 118 1884 2.5
49 1905 0.0 119 1939 2.7
50 1900 0.0 120 1897 2.8
51 1899 0.0 121 2009 3.0
52 1895 0.0 122 1896 3.0
53 1890 0.0 123 1984 3.1
54 1889 0.0 124 2012 4.0
55 1888 0.0 125 1963 4.0
56 1887 0.0 126 2000 4.2
57 1883 0.0 127 2013 5.0
58 2016 Trace 128 1958 5.0
59 2014 Trace 129 1990 5.3
60 2011 Trace 130 1913 5.4
61 2005 Trace 131 1935 5.8
62 2003 Trace 132 1975 7.2
63 2002 Trace 133 1902 8.0
64 2001 Trace 134 1916 8.3
65 1997 Trace      
66 1996 Trace      
67 1995 Trace      
68 1992 Trace      
69 1981 Trace      
70 1978 Trace      
           
 
RANK YEAR SNOW RANK YEAR SNOW
           
1 1916 8.3 71 1960 Trace
2 1902 8.0 72 1959 Trace
3 1975 7.2 73 1957 Trace
4 1935 5.8 74 1954 Trace
5 1913 5.4 75 1953 Trace
6 1990 5.3 76 1952 Trace
7 2013 5.0 77 1951 Trace
8 1958 5.0 78 2015 0.0
9 2000 4.2 79 2010 0.0
10 2012 4.0 80 2008 0.0
11 1963 4.0 81 2007 0.0
12 1984 3.1 82 2006 0.0
13 2009 3.0 83 1999 0.0
14 1896 3.0 84 1998 0.0
15 1897 2.8 85 1994 0.0
16 1939 2.7 86 1993 0.0
17 1884 2.5 87 1991 0.0
18 1969 2.4 88 1986 0.0
19 1946 2.1 89 1982 0.0
20 1917 2.1 90 1980 0.0
21 1912 2.1 91 1979 0.0
22 1985 2.0 92 1976 0.0
23 1971 2.0 93 1970 0.0
24 1967 2.0 94 1965 0.0
25 1914 1.9 95 1956 0.0
26 1973 1.8 96 1949 0.0
27 2004 1.5 97 1948 0.0
28 1898 1.5 98 1947 0.0
29 1909 1.4 99 1944 0.0
30 1904 1.2 100 1943 0.0
31 1941 1.1 101 1940 0.0
32 1966 1.0 102 1938 0.0
33 1903 1.0 103 1937 0.0
34 1983 0.9 104 1936 0.0
35 1945 0.9 105 1934 0.0
36 1886 0.9 106 1933 0.0
37 1885 0.9 107 1931 0.0
38 1950 0.8 108 1930 0.0
39 1942 0.8 109 1929 0.0
40 1972 0.7 110 1928 0.0
41 1901 0.7 111 1927 0.0
42 1955 0.6 112 1926 0.0
43 1988 0.5 113 1924 0.0
44 1987 0.5 114 1923 0.0
45 1932 0.5 115 1922 0.0
46 1925 0.3 116 1921 0.0
47 1894 0.3 117 1920 0.0
48 1989 0.2 118 1919 0.0
49 1892 0.2 119 1918 0.0
50 1893 0.1 120 1915 0.0
51 1891 0.1 121 1911 0.0
52 2016 Trace 122 1910 0.0
53 2014 Trace 123 1908 0.0
54 2011 Trace 124 1907 0.0
55 2005 Trace 125 1906 0.0
56 2003 Trace 126 1905 0.0
57 2002 Trace 127 1900 0.0
58 2001 Trace 128 1899 0.0
59 1997 Trace 129 1895 0.0
60 1996 Trace 130 1890 0.0
61 1995 Trace 131 1889 0.0
62 1992 Trace 132 1888 0.0
63 1981 Trace 133 1887 0.0
64 1978 Trace 134 1883 0.0
65 1977 Trace      
66 1974 Trace      
67 1968 Trace      
68 1964 Trace      
69 1962 Trace      
70 1961 Trace      
           

 

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Updated: January 13, 2017