Fort Smith, Arkansas
Snowfall Normals (19812010), Totals (1950Present),
and AllTime Records
Snowfall data includes amounts recorded for both snow and ice pellets (sleet). Hail was included in the official totals in years before 1956 and again from 1989 to the present, but for the purpose of this data has been removed from the totals. 
Fort Smith, AR  Snowfall Normals by Month and Year (19812010)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual Normal 2.4 1.1 0.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 0.8 4.9

Return to top of page 
Return to menu 
Fort Smith, AR  Highest Monthly Snowfall ** 
Rank October November December January February March April 1 T/1993 4.7/1976 8.3/1916 13.6/1918 18.3/1924 7.5/2010 0.7/1933 2  3.9/1952 8.0/1902 13.0/1977 15.0/1905 5.3/1968 0.3/1885 3  2.8/1971 7.2/1975 12.4/1894 11.5/1960 5.1/1890 T /1957 4  2.7/1951 5.8/1935 12.3/1988 11.4/1929 4.0/1967 T /1971 5  2.7/1975 5.4/1913 11.8/1979 10.3/1944 4.0/2008 T /1973 6  2.0/1974 5.3/1990 11.7/1978 10.0/1978 3.3/1989  7  1.7/1972 5.0/2013 11.0/2000 9.3/2011 3.2/1891  8  0.8/1894 5.0/1958 10.5/1892 8.0/1885 3.0/1982  9  0.8/1955 4.2/2000 9.4/1940 7.0/1913 3.0/1988  10  0.7/1980 4.0/2012 8.8/1944 6.7/1982 2.6/1994  4.0/1963
**  Snow has never occurred in Fort Smith during the months of May, June, July, August, or September. Records began in October 1883.

Fort Smith, AR  Maximum and Minimum Snowfall by Year* 
Rank Maximum Year Minimum Year 1 22.6 1921 0.0 1889 2 21.9 1978 0.0 1908 3 20.1 1902 0.0 1928 4 19.5 1960 T 1957 5 19.3 1944 T 1991 6 18.0 1905 T 1992 7 17.5 1975 T 1998 8 16.2 1979 T 2002 9 15.8 1988 T 2005 10 15.5 2010 0.1 1965
*Due to missing data, the following seasons are not included: 1883, 1900, 1995. Records began October 1883.

Fort Smith, AR  Maximum and Minimum Snowfall by Season* 
Rank Maximum Season Minimum Season 1 22.6 192021 0.0 188889 2 21.9 197778 0.0 190708 3 19.5 195960 0.0 192728 4 19.3 194344 0.0 200506 5 19.2 190405 T 195657 6 18.5 200910 T 196263 7 17.7 197677 T 199192 8 16.2 197879 T 199293 9 16.2 198485 T 199798 10 16.0 191718 T 200102 T 200304 T 200809
*Due to missing data, the following seasons are not included: 188384, 189900, 190001, 199495. Records began October 1883.

Return to top of page 
Return to menu 
Fort Smith, AR  Snowfall Totals by Month and Year  The 2010s 
YEAR Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
2016 T T 0 0 T 2015 T 5.6 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.6 2014 T 5.2 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T T 5.7 2013 T 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 5.0 9.0 2012 T 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.0 6.0 2011 2.8 9.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 12.1 2010 4.0 4.0 7.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15.5

View Data by Month and Season 
Return to top of page 
Return to menu 
Fort Smith, AR  Snowfall Totals by Month and Year  The 2000s 
YEAR Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
2009 T T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 3.0 2008 0.8 0.0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 0 4.8 2007 0.8 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 2006 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 0 0.5 2005 0 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T T 2004 T T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 1.5 2003 1.0 3.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 4.5 2002 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T T 2001 0.4 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T T 0.4 2000 11.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 4.2 15.2

View Data by Month and Season 
Return to top of page 
Return to menu 
Fort Smith, AR  Snowfall Totals by Month and Year  The 1990s 
YEAR Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1999 T 0.4 0 0.2 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 1998 0 0 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 1997 3.2 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 3.2 1996 2.0 T T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T T 2.0 1995 4.7  0.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T T  1994 2.4 0.7 2.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.7 1993 T T T 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 0.2 0 0.2 1992 T T T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T T T 1991 0 T T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 0 T 1990 T T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.3 5.3

View Data by Month and Season 
Return to top of page 
Return to menu 
Fort Smith, AR  Snowfall Totals by Month and Year  The 1980s 
YEAR Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1989 0.5 0.3 3.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 1.3 1988 12.3 T 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 15.9 1987 1.4 1.6 0.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 2.9 1986 0 6.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.1 1985 8.1 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 15.1 1984 1.9 1.8 0.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.1 7.2 1983 T 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 0.9 1.9 1982 3.6 6.7 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13.3 1981 3.2 T T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 3.2 1980 1.0 1.6 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 0 3.4

View Data by Month and Season 
Return to top of page 
Return to menu 
Fort Smith, AR  Snowfall Totals by Month and Year  The 1970s 
YEAR Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1979 11.8 4.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 0 16.2 1978 11.7 10.0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 21.9 1977 13.0 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T T 13.0 1976 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.7 0 4.7 1975 0 5.8 1.8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.7 7.2 17.5 1974 T 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 T 2.3 1973 4.4 T 0 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.8 6.2 1972 0.3 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 0.7 3.2 1971 T 0.3 1.6 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.8 2.0 6.7 1970 5.2 T 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.4

View Data by Month and Season 
Return to top of page 
Return to menu 
Fort Smith, AR  Snowfall Totals by Month and Year  The 1960s 
YEAR Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1969 0 3.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 2.4 6.1 1968 0.3 3.0 5.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T T 8.6 1967 0.1 T 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 2.0 6.1 1966 5.8 1.9 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 8.7 1965 0.1 T T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 1964 0.8 0 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 0.8 1963 T T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.0 4.0 1962 3.9 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 3.9 1961 0.4 6.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 6.9 1960 5.5 11.5 2.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 17.5

View Data by Month and Season 
Return to top of page 
Return to menu 
Fort Smith, AR  Snowfall Totals by Month and Year  The 1950s 
YEAR Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
1959 1.3 0.5 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T T 1.8 1958 1.0 3.8 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 5.0 12.2 1957 T 0 T T 0 0 0 0 0 0 T T T 1956 3.0 0.9 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.9 1955 5.5 0 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 0.6 6.9 1954 6.3 0 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 6.3 1953 0.6 0 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 0.6 1952 0 3.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.9 T 7.6 1951 2.4 T T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.7 T 5.1 1950 0.5 T T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 1.3

View Data by Month and Season 
Return to top of page 
Return to menu 
Fort Smith, AR  Snowfall Totals by Month and Season  The 2010s 
SEASON Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season
201516 0 0 0 0 0 0 T T 0 0 T 201415 0 0 0 0 T T T 5.6 1.0 0 0 0 6.6 201314 0 0 0 0 T 5.0 T 5.2 0.5 0 0 0 10.7 201213 0 0 0 0 0 4.0 T 4.0 0 0 0 0 8.0 201112 0 0 0 0 0 T T 2.0 T 0 0 0 2.0 201011 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.8 9.3 0 0 0 0 12.1 200910 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 4.0 4.0 7.5 0 0 0 18.5

View Data by Month and Year 
Return to top of page 
Return to menu 
Fort Smith, AR  Snowfall Totals by Month and Season  The 2000s 
SEASON Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season
200809 0 0 0 0 T 0 T T 0 0 0 0 T 200708 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 0.0 4.0 0 0 0 4.8 200607 0 0 0 0 0.5 0 0.8 0.7 0 0 0 0 2.0 200506 0 0 0 0 0 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 200405 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 0 T 0 0 0 0 1.5 200304 0 0 0 0 0 T T T 0 0 0 0 T 200203 0 0 0 0 0 T 1.0 3.5 0 0 0 0 4.5 200102 0 0 0 0 T T T 0 0 0 0 0 T 200001 0 0 0 0 T 4.2 0.4 T 0 0 0 0 4.6 199900 0 0 0 0 0 0 11.0 0 0 0 0 0 11.0

View Data by Month and Year 
Return to top of page 
Return to menu 
Fort Smith, AR  Snowfall Totals by Month and Season  The 1990s 
SEASON Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season
199899 0 0 0 0 0 T 0.4 0 0.2 0 0 0 0.6 199798 0 0 0 0 0 T 0 0 T 0 0 0 T 199697 0 0 0 0 T T 3.2 T 0 0 0 0 3.2 199596 0 0 0 0 T T 2.0 T T 0 0 0 2.0 199495 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.7  0.6 0 0 0  199394 0 0 0 T 0.2 0 2.4 0.7 2.6 0 0 0 5.9 199293 0 0 0 0 T T T T T 0 0 0 T 199192 0 0 0 0 T 0 T T T 0 0 0 T 199091 0 0 0 0 0 5.3 0 T T 0 0 0 5.3

View Data by Month and Year 
Return to top of page 
Return to menu 
Fort Smith, AR  Snowfall Totals by Month and Season  The 1980s 
SEASON Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season
198990 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 T T 0 0 0 0 0.2 198889 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 0.5 0.3 3.3 0 0 0 4.6 198788 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 12.3 T 3.0 0 0 0 15.8 198687 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.4 1.6 0.4 0 0 0 3.4 198586 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 6.1 0 0 0 0 8.1 198485 0 0 0 0 0 3.1 8.1 5.0 0 0 0 0 16.2 198384 0 0 0 0 T 0.9 1.9 1.8 0.4 0 0 0 5.0 198283 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 1.0 0 0 0 0 1.0 198182 0 0 0 0 0 T 3.6 6.7 3.0 0 0 0 13.3 198081 0 0 0 0 0.7 0 3.2 T T 0 0 0 3.9

View Data by Month and Year 
Return to top of page 
Return to menu 
Fort Smith, AR  Snowfall Totals by Month and Season  The 1970s 
SEASON Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season
197980 0 0 0 0 T 0 1.0 1.6 0.1 0 0 0 2.7 197879 0 0 0 0 0 T 11.8 4.4 0 0 0 0 16.2 197778 0 0 0 0 T T 11.7 10.0 0.2 0 0 0 21.9 197677 0 0 0 0 4.7 0 13.0 T 0 0 0 0 17.7 197576 0 0 0 0 2.7 7.2 T 0 0 0 0 0 9.9 197475 0 0 0 0 2.0 T 0 5.8 1.8 0 0 0 9.6 197374 0 0 0 0 0 1.8 T 0.3 0 0 0 0 2.1 197273 0 0 0 0 1.7 0.7 4.4 T 0 T 0 0 6.8 197172 0 0 0 0 2.8 2.0 0.3 0.5 0 0 0 0 5.6 197071 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 0.3 1.6 T 0 0 1.9

View Data by Month and Year 
Return to top of page 
Return to menu 
Fort Smith, AR  Snowfall Totals by Month and Season  The 1960s 
SEASON Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season
196970 0 0 0 0 T 2.4 5.2 T 0.2 0 0 0 7.8 196869 0 0 0 0 T T 0 3.7 0 0 0 0 3.7 196768 0 0 0 0 T 2.0 0.3 3.0 5.3 0 0 0 10.6 196667 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0.1 T 4.0 0 0 0 5.1 196566 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.8 1.9 T 0 0 0 7.7 196465 0 0 0 0 0 T 0.1 T T 0 0 0 0.1 196364 0 0 0 0 0 4.0 0.8 0 T 0 0 0 4.8 196263 0 0 0 0 0 T T T 0 0 0 0 T 196162 0 0 0 0 0 T 3.9 T 0 0 0 0 3.9 196061 0 0 0 0 0 T 0.4 6.5 0 0 0 0 6.9

View Data by Month and Year 
Return to top of page 
Return to menu 
Fort Smith, AR  Snowfall Totals by Month and Season  The 1950s 
SEASON Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Season
195960 0 0 0 0 T T 5.5 11.5 2.5 0 0 0 19.5 195859 0 0 0 0 0.4 5.0 1.3 0.5 T 0 0 0 7.2 195758 0 0 0 0 T T 1.0 3.8 2.0 0 0 0 6.8 195657 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 0 T T 0 0 T 195556 0 0 0 0 0.8 0.6 3.0 0.9 T 0 0 0 5.3 195455 0 0 0 0 0 T 5.5 0 T 0 0 0 5.5 195354 0 0 0 0 0 T 6.3 0 T 0 0 0 6.3 195253 0 0 0 0 3.9 T 0.6 0 T 0 0 0 4.5 195152 0 0 0 0 2.7 T 0 3.7 0 0 0 0 6.4 195051 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 2.4 T T 0 0 0 3.2

View Data by Month and Year 
Return to top of page 
Return to menu 
Updated: May 4, 2016