Fort Smith, Arkansas
All-Time Weather Extremes

 

TEMPERATURE:
Record High 115°F (46°C) August 3, 2011
Record Low -15°F (-26°C) February 12, 1899
     
Lowest High 3°F (-16°C) January 8, 1886
Highest Low 85°F (29°C) August 2, 1934
     
Highest Mean 100°F (38°C) August 3, 2011
Lowest Mean -4°F (-20°C) February 12, 1899
PRECIPITATION:
Max in one calendar day
6.81" (172.97 mm) November 24, 1973
Max in one month 15.02" (381.51 mm) June 1945
Least in one month Trace August 2000,  October 1964
Max in one year 71.81" (1823.97 mm) 1945
Least in one year 19.89" (505.21 mm) 1917
SNOWFALL:
Max in one calendar day
11.0" (27.94 cm) January 27, 2000,            January 6, 1988
Max in one month 18.3" (46.48 cm) February 1924
Max in one season 22.6" (57.40 cm) 1920-21
Max in one year 22.6" (57.40 cm) 1921
Max depth
16" (40.64 cm) February 19, 1921
Earliest snow Trace October 29, 1993
Earliest measureable snow 2.0" (5.08 cm) November 2, 1951
Latest snow Trace April 24, 1910
Latest measureable snow 0.7" (1.78 cm) April 15, 1933
PERIOD OF RECORD:
Temperature: June 1882 - Present  
Precipitation: June 1882 - Present  
Snowfall: October 1883 - Present  
Note: These records were compiled using data provided by the National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, NC, and the local climatological data base maintained by the National Weather Service in Tulsa, OK.

 

Updated: December 12, 2014

 


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