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Locally Heavy Snow and Rain In A Few Spots

A few locations will see heavy snowfall today, including the northern California mountains and Sierra and across the northern Rockies into eastern Montana. Meanwhile, locally heavy to excessive rainfall is possible across southern Tennessee into northern Alabama and Georgia. A more organized and widespread heavy rainfall threat may be possible midweek for the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. Read More >

Fort Smith, Arkansas
           Christmas Day Records

Last White Christmas (at least 1" of snow on the ground) - 2012 (previous - 2009, 1990, 1975, 1963)

Last Christmas with measurable snowfall was 2012 - 4.0" of snow

 

 

Highest
Maximum
Temperatures
  Year High
1 2021 77
2 1889 75
3 2019 73
4 2016 73
5 1971 72
6 1950 70
7 1955 70
8 1942 68
9 1960 68
10 1954, 1922 67
Lowest
Minimum
Temperatures
  Year Low
1 1983 -1
2 1985 11
3 1884 13
4 1924 13
5 1980 13
6 2004 13
7 1953 14
8 1966 16
9 1981 17
10 1998 17
Lowest
Maximum
Temperatures
  Year High
1 1983 10
2 1884 22
3 1985 25
4 1918 27
5 1980 29
6 1924 30
7 1921 31
8 2000 31
9 2009 33
10 1995, 52 34
Highest
Minimum
Temperatures
  Year Low
1 1889 61
2 2016 54
3 1888 54
4 2021 52
5 1936 50
6 1940 48
7 1971 48
8 1942 45
9 1955 45
10 1893 43
Highest Mean
Temperatures
  Year Mean High Low
1 1889 68 75 61
2 2021 64 77 52
3 2016 64 73 54
4 1971 60 72 48
5 2019 58 73 42
6 1955 58 70 45
7 1942 57 68 45
8 1936 57 68 45
9 1888 57 59 54
10 1940 55 61 48
Lowest Mean
Temperatures
  Year Mean High Low
1 1983 5 10 -1
2 1985 18 25 11
3 1884 18 22 13
4 1980 21 29 13
5 1924 22 30 13
6 1918 24 27 20
7 1921 25 31 19
8 2004 27 41 13
9 2009 28 33 23
9 1990 28 37 18
9 1966 28 40 16
9 1935 28 37 19
Maximum
Precipitation
  Year Precip Snow
1 1888 1.98 0.0
2 1987 1.65 0.0
3 1890 1.12 0.0
4 2012 0.76 4.0
5 1949 0.72 0.0
6 1975 0.70 6.7
7 1941 0.53 0.0
8 1957 0.51 0.0
9 1944 0.46 0.0
10 1992 0.40 0.0
Maximum
Snowfall
  Year Snow Precip
1 1975 6.70 0.70
2 2012 4.00 0.76
3 1913 0.40 0.01
4 1914 Trace 0.16
5 1918 Trace Trace
6 1926 Trace Trace
7 2009 Trace Trace
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Temperature records since December 1882
Precipitation records since December 1882
Snow records since December 1883

 

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Updated: January 12, 2022