Fort Smith, Arkansas
October 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 80/56 68 0.13 0.13 33.54 (96) 1953 62 1961 (75) 1911 35 1984 1
2 79/55 67 0.13 0.26 33.67 93 *2006 61 1961 73 1954 37 1975 2
3 79/55 67 0.13 0.39 33.80 95 1963 65 1945 73 1911 35 1987 3
4 79/55 67 0.14 0.53 33.94 94 2000 56 1902 73 1884 36 1987 4
5 78/54 66 0.13 0.66 34.07 95 1884 57 1932 72 1941 37 1975 5

6 78/54 66 0.14 0.80 34.21 (96) 1956 51 2012 74 1941 35 1964 6
7 78/54 66 0.13 0.93 34.34 94 1963 57 2000 72 *2007 34 1954 7
8 77/53 65 0.13 1.06 34.47 (96) 1963 56 *2000 73 1939 31 1952 8
9 77/53 65 0.13 1.19 34.60 94 1965 56 1945 71 1949 30 2000 9
10 77/53 65 0.13 1.32 34.73 95 1963 52 2009 70 1904 32 2000 10

11 76/52 64 0.13 1.45 34.86 (96) 1963 53 1987 69 1931 36 1932 11
12 76/52 64 0.14 1.59 35.00 92 1989 53 1909 70 1962 32 1946 12
13 76/52 64 0.13 1.72 35.13 94 1963 54 1969 70 1886 32 1977 13
14 76/51 63 0.14 1.86 35.27 92 1963 52 1914 72 1941 34 1885 14
15 75/51 63 0.14 2.00 35.41 90 1947 54 1906 70 1897 34 1893 15

16 75/51 63 0.14 2.14 35.55 92 *2011 58 1967 66 1897 29 1966 16
17 75/50 62 0.15 2.29 35.70 91 1964 47 1898 69 1998 34 1976 17
18 74/50 62 0.15 2.44 35.85 92 2005 51 1989 72 1938 26 1948 18
19 74/50 62 0.15 2.59 36.00 90 *2005 50 1989 67 1918 29 1989 19
20 74/49 62 0.15 2.74 36.15 88 *2003 51 1913 74 1979 26 1989 20

21 73/49 61 0.14 2.88 36.29 92 1978 48 1898 67 1978 29 1976 21
22 73/49 61 0.16 3.04 36.45 90 1939 49 1937 66 *2012 32 1952 22
23 73/49 61 0.14 3.18 36.59 90 *2003 49 1936 67 1941 27 1952 23
24 72/48 60 0.14 3.32 36.73 91 2003 52 1926 69 2001 28 1982 24
25 72/48 60 0.14 3.46 36.87 88 1950 47 1981 74 1939 29 1982 25

26 72/48 60 0.15 3.61 37.02 90 1891 49 1957 68 2004 30 1994 26
27 71/47 59 0.14 3.75 37.16 87 *1999 47 1936 67 2004 28 1957 27
28 71/47 59 0.14 3.89 37.30 86 *2004 48 1925 68 2004 25 1957 28
29 71/47 59 0.15 4.04 37.45 89 1950 (37) 1925 66 1961 (22) 1952 29
30 70/46 58 0.14 4.18 37.59 89 1968 39 1993 67 1946 (22) 1917 30

31 70/46 58 0.14 4.32 37.73 87 *1950 46 1993 68 1882 24 1993 31
* Indicates occurrences in previous years     ( ) Indicates monthly extremes
October Monthly Normals: 

Normal Max Temperature: 74.8F Monthly Heating Degree Days: 137
Normal Min Temperature: 50.7F Season Total Heating Degree Days: 154
Normal Mean Temperature: 62.8F Monthly Cooling Degree Days: 68
Normal Monthly Rainfall: 4.32" Season Total Cooling Degree Days: 2046
Normal Monthly Snowfall: 0.0"

October Monthly Records:

Warmest Month: 70.6F in 1963 Wettest Month: 12.05" in 1951
Coolest Month: 55.1F in 1976 Driest Month: Trace in 1964
Most Snowfall: Trace in 1993

(Monthly normals are computed by adding all of the daily mean data
and then dividing by the number of days in the month)

 

Updated: November 5, 2013


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