Fort Smith, Arkansas
March Climate Data (Page 1)


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     |-----Normals 1981-2010------| |--------- Record Temperatures ---------|
Temperature Precipitation Hi Lo Hi Lo
Day Mx/Mn Mean Day Month Year Max Year Max Year Min Year Min Year Day

1 60/37 49 0.11 0.11 5.68 86 2006 32 1980 60 1932 15 1890 1
2 60/37 49 0.10 0.21 5.78 84 1904 30 1922 65 1976 12 1980 2
3 61/38 49 0.11 0.32 5.89 81 1976 26 2002 62 1974 8 2002 3
4 61/38 49 0.12 0.44 6.01 84 1938 31 1960 66 1961 11 2002 4
5 61/38 50 0.12 0.56 6.13 84 1991 27 1989 58 1961 16 1960 5

6 62/39 50 0.12 0.68 6.25 85 1956 33 1989 62 2009 17 1943 6
7 62/39 50 0.13 0.81 6.38 84 2000 31 1932 63*2012 13 1920 7
8 62/39 51 0.12 0.93 6.50 83 1925 29 1932 59 2002 15 1932 8
9 63/39 51 0.11 1.04 6.61 91 1911 30 1932 61 1925 13 1932 9
10 63/40 51 0.12 1.16 6.73 85 1955 34 1932 62 1939 15 1932 10

11 63/40 52 0.12 1.28 6.85 92 1967 (25)1948 67 1917 (7)1948 11
12 63/40 52 0.12 1.40 6.97 93 1967 30 1891 64 1917 9 1948 12
13 64/40 52 0.13 1.53 7.10 92 1967 34 1896 70 1918 18 1891 13
14 64/41 52 0.12 1.65 7.22 84 1938 37 1896 61 2012 17 1993 14
15 64/41 53 0.13 1.78 7.35 83*2013 33 1913 65*2012 20 1988 15

16 65/41 53 0.13 1.91 7.48 86 1908 32 1892 62 2012 24 1900 16
17 65/41 53 0.12 2.03 7.60 87*2012 35 1892 66 2012 22 1892 17
18 65/42 54 0.12 2.15 7.72 88 1908 34 1934 66*2012 15 1923 18
19 66/42 54 0.12 2.27 7.84 92 1907 30 1965 (71)1907 10 1923 19
20 66/42 54 0.12 2.39 7.96 91 1907 37 1915 (71)1921 14 1965 20

21 66/42 54 0.13 2.52 8.09 90 1916 36 1915 64 1991 18 1965 21
22 67/43 55 0.13 2.65 8.22 90 1995 43 1885 68 1907 22 1983 22
23 67/43 55 0.12 2.77 8.34 87 1929 34 1898 66*2009 26 1968 23
24 67/43 55 0.13 2.90 8.47 92 1929 36 1965 63 1945 25 1974 24
25 68/43 56 0.13 3.03 8.60 86 1910 34 1894 70 1907 21 1955 25

26 68/44 56 0.13 3.16 8.73 85*2012 33 1955 (71)1907 15 1955 26
27 68/44 56 0.14 3.30 8.87 87 1895 40 1937 (71)1907 21 1955 27
28 69/44 56 0.13 3.43 9.00 89 1963 39 1931 (71)1985 25 1931 28
29 69/44 57 0.14 3.57 9.14 91 1967 38 1987 61*1998 26 1894 29
30 69/45 57 0.14 3.71 9.28 92 1946 36 1886 67 1967 25 1975 30

31 69/45 57 0.14 3.85 9.42 (94)1974 44 1926 67 1967 24 1987 31
* Indicates occurrences in previous years     ( ) Indicates monthly extremes
March Monthly Normals 1981-2010: 

Normal Max Temperature: 64.7F Monthly Heating Degree Days: 386
Normal Min Temperature: 41.1F Season Total Heating Degree Days: 3059
Normal Mean Temperature: 52.9F Monthly Cooling Degree Days: 11
Normal Monthly Rainfall: 3.85" Season Total Cooling Degree Days: 12
Normal Monthly Snowfall: 0.6"

March Monthly Records:

Warmest Month: 63.6F in 2012 Wettest Month: 13.03" in 1945
Coolest Month: 41.4F in 1960 Driest Month: 0.50" in 2007
Most Snowfall: 7.5" in 2010
(Monthly normals are computed by adding all of the daily mean data
and then dividing by the number of days in the month)

 

Updated: April 6, 2014

 


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