Annual Rainfall for Fort Smith, Arkansas

All rainfall amounts are in inches

For the 131 year period of January 1882 through December 2013

  

Wettest Year was 71.81 recorded in 1945

Driest Year was 19.80 recorded in 1917

Difference between the wettest and driest Years was 52.01

 

Driest Year      Wettest Year
 
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1917 19.80 71 1931 41.51
2 1936 24.94 72 1897 41.91
3 1910 25.39 73 1943 42.13
4 1896 25.70 74 1970 42.21
5 1980 26.46 75 1971 42.26
6 1963 27.09 76 1905 42.50
7 1912 27.46 77 1906 42.50
8 1920 28.97 78 1987 42.74
9 1901 29.65 79 1889 43.20
10 1916 29.68 80 1941 43.25
11 1914 30.13 81 1926 43.54
12 2003 30.28 82 2002 43.68
13 1954 30.57 83 1923 43.81
14 1956 30.68 84 1998 43.94
15 2005 30.72 85 1999 44.15
16 1965 30.88 86 1975 44.50
17 1930 30.94 87 1974 44.66
18 1919 31.08 88 1893 44.70
19 1909 31.37 89 1929 44.71
20 1904 31.39 90 2007 45.94
21 1948 31.46 91 1938 46.23
22 1955 31.47 92 1991 46.24
23 1978 31.51 93 1959 46.36
24 1966 31.60 94 1949 46.39
25 1885 31.61 95 2011 46.56
26 1952 32.14 96 1883 46.65
27 1977 32.29 97 1961 46.70
28 1939 32.54 98 2013 47.05
29 1924 33.17 99 1942 47.29
30 1922 33.21 100 1989 47.41
31 1972 33.55 101 1915 47.47
32 1976 33.55 102 1993 47.56
33 2012 33.94 103 1982 47.99
34 1934 34.04 104 1935 48.25
35 1988 35.03 105 1992 48.67
36 1983 35.06 106 1958 48.74
37 1902 35.12 107 1944 48.85
38 1947 35.16 108 1892 49.35
39 2010 35.27 109 1979 49.78
40 1886 35.33 110 1895 49.87
41 1903 35.46 111 1985 50.01
42 1918 35.56 112 2004 50.07
43 1907 35.58 113 2006 50.26
44 1932 35.58 114 1884 50.62
45 1911 35.67 115 1888 50.97
46 1962 35.72 116 1898 51.12
47 1925 36.05 117 1968 51.74
48 1913 36.86 118 1908 52.68
49 1967 37.51 119 1984 53.06
50 1940 37.62 120 2009 56.46
51 1986 37.64 121 1996 57.01
52 1921 37.73 122 1927 57.07
53 1937 37.82 123 1973 57.33
54 1969 38.26 124 1951 57.85
55 1887 38.72 125 1946 57.88
56 2000 38.78 126 1994 60.21
57 1900 39.05 127 1957 60.78
58 1950 39.27 128 2008 61.02
59 1964 39.66 129 1990 61.22
60 1933 39.68 130 1890 64.63
61 1995 39.77 131 1945 71.81
62 1899 40.27      
63 1928 40.48      
64 1960 40.51      
65 1981 40.53      
66 2001 40.63      
67 1891 40.67      
68 1997 40.88      
69 1953 40.91      
70 1894 41.22      
           
   
RANK YEAR RAIN RANK YEAR RAIN
           
1 1945 71.81 71 1995 39.77
2 1890 64.63 72 1933 39.68
3 1990 61.22 73 1964 39.66
4 2008 61.02 74 1950 39.27
5 1957 60.78 75 1900 39.05
6 1994 60.21 76 2000 38.78
7 1946 57.88 77 1887 38.72
8 1951 57.85 78 1969 38.26
9 1973 57.33 79 1937 37.82
10 1927 57.07 80 1921 37.73
11 1996 57.01 81 1986 37.64
12 2009 56.46 82 1940 37.62
13 1984 53.06 83 1967 37.51
14 1908 52.68 84 1913 36.86
15 1968 51.74 85 1925 36.05
16 1898 51.12 86 1962 35.72
17 1888 50.97 87 1911 35.67
18 1884 50.62 88 1932 35.58
19 2006 50.26 89 1907 35.58
20 2004 50.07 90 1918 35.56
21 1985 50.01 91 1903 35.46
22 1895 49.87 92 1886 35.33
23 1979 49.78 93 2010 35.27
24 1892 49.35 94 1947 35.16
25 1944 48.85 95 1902 35.12
26 1958 48.74 96 1983 35.06
27 1992 48.67 97 1988 35.03
28 1935 48.25 98 1934 34.04
29 1982 47.99 99 2012 33.94
30 1993 47.56 100 1976 33.55
31 1915 47.47 101 1972 33.55
32 1989 47.41 102 1922 33.21
33 1942 47.29 103 1924 33.17
34 2013 47.05 104 1939 32.54
35 1961 46.70 105 1977 32.29
36 1883 46.65 106 1952 32.14
37 2011 46.56 107 1885 31.61
38 1949 46.39 108 1966 31.60
39 1959 46.36 109 1978 31.51
40 1991 46.24 110 1955 31.47
41 1938 46.23 111 1948 31.46
42 2007 45.94 112 1904 31.39
43 1929 44.71 113 1909 31.37
44 1893 44.70 114 1919 31.08
45 1974 44.66 115 1930 30.94
46 1975 44.50 116 1965 30.88
47 1999 44.15 117 2005 30.72
48 1998 43.94 118 1956 30.68
49 1923 43.81 119 1954 30.57
50 2002 43.68 120 2003 30.28
51 1926 43.54 121 1914 30.13
52 1941 43.25 122 1916 29.68
53 1889 43.20 123 1901 29.65
54 1987 42.74 124 1920 28.97
55 1906 42.50 125 1912 27.46
56 1905 42.50 126 1963 27.09
57 1971 42.26 127 1980 26.46
58 1970 42.21 128 1896 25.70
59 1943 42.13 129 1910 25.39
60 1897 41.91 130 1936 24.94
61 1931 41.51 131 1917 19.80
62 1894 41.22      
63 1953 40.91      
64 1997 40.88      
65 1891 40.67      
66 2001 40.63      
67 1981 40.53      
68 1960 40.51      
69 1928 40.48      
70 1899 40.27      
           

 

Updated: January 7, 2014

 


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