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Fall Weather Pattern Arrives

Rain and 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 rains, and very high elevations could receive heavy snow. Wetting rains to the valley floors will spread south Thu and Fri into northern California,where active fires continue. Read More >

 

January Rainfall for Fayetteville, Arkansas

All rainfall amounts are in inches

For the 68 year period of January 1950 through January 2017

 

Wettest January was 9.17 recorded in 1998

Driest January was 0.10 recorded in 1986

Difference between the wettest and driest January was 9.07

 

Driest January      Wettest January
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1986 0.10 36 2004 1.96
2 2003 0.12 37 1968 2.10
3 2011 0.22 38 1967 2.26
4 1976 0.46 39 2017 2.39
5 2016 0.51 40 2001 2.42
6 1984 0.51 41 2000 2.42
7 1959 0.55 42 1962 2.43
8 1963 0.56 43 1951 2.44
9 2009 0.61 44 2012 2.50
10 1972 0.65 45 1975 2.57
11 1964 0.72 46 1954 2.60
12 1992 0.88 47 1965 2.62
13 1970 0.92 48 1999 2.77
14 1985 1.06 49 1991 2.80
15 1997 1.08 50 1971 3.00
16 2015 1.11 51 2013 3.03
17 1974 1.12 52 2010 3.18
18 1988 1.13 53 1987 3.22
19 1958 1.14 54 1989 3.29
20 1981 1.16 55 1957 3.29
21 1980 1.20 56 2002 3.57
22 1961 1.35 57 1993 3.69
23 1955 1.37 58 1969 3.89
24 2008 1.53 59 1996 4.25
25 1994 1.57 60 1966 4.31
26 2014 1.64 61 1973 4.35
27 1979 1.72 62 2007 4.62
28 2006 1.79 63 1995 5.46
29 1952 1.81 64 2005 5.54
30 1977 1.84 65 1982 5.80
31 1960 1.85 66 1990 6.19
32 1983 1.86 67 1950 6.25
33 1978 1.88 68 1998 9.17
34 1953 1.88      
35 1956 1.91      
           
 
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1998 9.17 36 1953 1.88
2 1950 6.25 37 1983 1.86
3 1990 6.19 38 1960 1.85
4 1982 5.80 39 1977 1.84
5 2005 5.54 40 1952 1.81
6 1995 5.46 41 2006 1.79
7 2007 4.62 42 1979 1.72
8 1973 4.35 43 2014 1.64
9 1966 4.31 44 1994 1.57
10 1996 4.25 45 2008 1.53
11 1969 3.89 46 1955 1.37
12 1993 3.69 47 1961 1.35
13 2002 3.57 48 1980 1.20
14 1989 3.29 49 1981 1.16
15 1957 3.29 50 1958 1.14
16 1987 3.22 51 1988 1.13
17 2010 3.18 52 1974 1.12
18 2013 3.03 53 2015 1.11
19 1971 3.00 54 1997 1.08
20 1991 2.80 55 1985 1.06
21 1999 2.77 56 1970 0.92
22 1965 2.62 57 1992 0.88
23 1954 2.60 58 1964 0.72
24 1975 2.57 59 1972 0.65
25 2012 2.50 60 2009 0.61
26 1951 2.44 61 1963 0.56
27 1962 2.43 62 1959 0.55
28 2001 2.42 63 2016 0.51
29 2000 2.42 64 1984 0.51
30 2017 2.39 65 1976 0.46
31 1967 2.26 66 2011 0.22
32 1968 2.10 67 2003 0.12
33 2004 1.96 68 1986 0.10
34 1956 1.91      
35 1978 1.88      
           

 

Data is for Drake Field

 

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Updated: February 10, 2017