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October Rainfall for Fayetteville, Arkansas

All rainfall amounts are in inches

For the 68 year period of October 1949 through October 2016

 

Wettest October was 10.69 recorded in 2009

Driest October was 0.03 recorded in 1963

Difference between the wettest and driest October was 10.66

 

Driest October      Wettest October
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1963 0.03 36 1979 3.48
2 1964 0.25 37 2003 3.63
3 1952 0.55 38 1974 3.85
4 1965 0.57 39 1983 4.07
5 1955 0.57 40 2011 4.11
6 1977 0.74 41 1996 4.41
7 1989 0.75 42 1980 4.46
8 1978 0.76 43 1997 4.53
9 1975 1.15 44 2007 4.64
10 1966 1.18 45 1994 4.72
11 1958 1.21 46 1949 4.89
12 1950 1.34 47 1993 5.21
13 1957 1.37 48 1986 5.36
14 1992 1.59 49 1962 5.45
15 2005 1.81 50 1951 5.51
16 1968 1.85 51 2004 5.53
17 2015 1.90 52 2013 5.55
18 2010 2.07 53 1985 5.66
19 1956 2.10 54 1972 5.71
20 1988 2.13 55 1990 5.79
21 2008 2.38 56 1973 5.81
22 1995 2.40 57 1998 5.85
23 1961 2.48 58 2001 6.16
24 1971 2.63 59 1981 6.35
25 2002 2.64 60 1959 6.40
26 1953 2.78 61 1954 6.48
27 1999 2.80 62 2014 7.23
28 2016 2.97 63 1969 7.81
29 2012 2.98 64 1991 8.19
30 1982 3.07 65 1967 8.54
31 1976 3.11 66 1970 9.60
32 2000 3.13 67 1984 10.52
33 2006 3.21 68 2009 10.69
34 1960 3.21      
35 1987 3.37      
           
 
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 2009 10.69 36 1960 3.21
2 1984 10.52 37 2000 3.13
3 1970 9.60 38 1976 3.11
4 1967 8.54 39 1982 3.07
5 1991 8.19 40 2012 2.98
6 1969 7.81 41 2016 2.97
7 2014 7.23 42 1999 2.80
8 1954 6.48 43 1953 2.78
9 1959 6.40 44 2002 2.64
10 1981 6.35 45 1971 2.63
11 2001 6.16 46 1961 2.48
12 1998 5.85 47 1995 2.40
13 1973 5.81 48 2008 2.38
14 1990 5.79 49 1988 2.13
15 1972 5.71 50 1956 2.10
16 1985 5.66 51 2010 2.07
17 2013 5.55 52 2015 1.90
18 2004 5.53 53 1968 1.85
19 1951 5.51 54 2005 1.81
20 1962 5.45 55 1992 1.59
21 1986 5.36 56 1957 1.37
22 1993 5.21 57 1950 1.34
23 1949 4.89 58 1958 1.21
24 1994 4.72 59 1966 1.18
25 2007 4.64 60 1975 1.15
26 1997 4.53 61 1978 0.76
27 1980 4.46 62 1989 0.75
28 1996 4.41 63 1977 0.74
29 2011 4.11 64 1965 0.57
30 1983 4.07 65 1955 0.57
31 1974 3.85 66 1952 0.55
32 2003 3.63 67 1964 0.25
33 1979 3.48 68 1963 0.03
34 1987 3.37      
35 2006 3.21      
           

 

Data is for Drake Field

 

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Updated: January 25, 2017