Fort Smith, Arkansas
Snowfall Normals (1981-2010), Totals (1950-Present),
and All-Time 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.

 

Snowfall Normals by Month and Year
Normals Max Months Max/Min Years Max/Min Seasons Christmas

 

Snowfall Totals by Month and Year
The 2010s The 2000s The 1990s The 1980s The 1970s The 1960s The 1950s

 

Snowfall Totals by Month and Season
The 2010s The 2000s The 1990s The 1980s The 1970s The 1960s The 1950s

 


 

Fort Smith, AR - Snowfall Normals by Month and Year (1981-2010)
                   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
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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 1920-21 0.0 1888-89
2 21.9 1977-78 0.0 1907-08
3 19.5 1959-60 0.0 1927-28
4 19.3 1943-44 0.0 2005-06
5 19.2 1904-05 T 1956-57
6 18.5 2009-10 T 1962-63
7 17.7 1976-77 T 1991-92
8 16.2 1978-79 T 1992-93
9 16.2 1984-85 T 1997-98
10 16.0 1917-18 T 2001-02

T 2003-04

T 2008-09
  *Due to missing data, the following seasons are not included:
1883-84, 1899-00, 1900-01, 1994-95. Records began October 1883.
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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
  2014    T   5.2  0.5   0    0    0                                   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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
2013-14 0 0 0 0 T 5.0 T 5.2 0.5 0 0 0 10.7
2012-13 0 0 0 0 0 4.0 T 4.0 0 0 0 0 8.0
2011-12 0 0 0 0 0 T T 2.0 T 0 0 0 2.0
2010-11 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.8 9.3 0 0 0 0 12.1
2009-10 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 4.0 4.0 7.5 0 0 0 18.5
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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

2008-09 0 0 0 0 T 0 T T 0 0 0 0 T
2007-08 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 0.0 4.0 0 0 0 4.8
2006-07 0 0 0 0 0.5 0 0.8 0.7 0 0 0 0 2.0
2005-06 0 0 0 0 0 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 T
2004-05 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 0 T 0 0 0 0 1.5
2003-04 0 0 0 0 0 T T T 0 0 0 0 T
2002-03 0 0 0 0 0 T 1.0 3.5 0 0 0 0 4.5
2001-02 0 0 0 0 T T T 0 0 0 0 0 T
2000-01 0 0 0 0 T 4.2 0.4 T 0 0 0 0 4.6
1999-00 0 0 0 0 0 0 11.0 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
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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 
1998-99 0 0 0 0 0 T 0.4 0 0.2 0 0 0 0.6
1997-98 0 0 0 0 0 T 0 0 T 0 0 0 T
1996-97 0 0 0 0 T T 3.2 T 0 0 0 0 3.2
1995-96 0 0 0 0 T T 2.0 T T 0 0 0 2.0
1994-95 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.7 - 0.6 0 0 0 ---
1993-94 0 0 0 T 0.2 0 2.4 0.7 2.6 0 0 0 5.9
1992-93 0 0 0 0 T T T T T 0 0 0 T
1991-92 0 0 0 0 T 0 T T T 0 0 0 T
1990-91 0 0 0 0 0 5.3 0 T T 0 0 0 5.3
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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 
1989-90 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 T T 0 0 0 0 0.2
1988-89 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 0.5 0.3 3.3 0 0 0 4.6
1987-88 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 12.3 T 3.0 0 0 0 15.8
1986-87 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.4 1.6 0.4 0 0 0 3.4
1985-86 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 6.1 0 0 0 0 8.1
1984-85 0 0 0 0 0 3.1 8.1 5.0 0 0 0 0 16.2
1983-84 0 0 0 0 T 0.9 1.9 1.8 0.4 0 0 0 5.0
1982-83 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 1.0 0 0 0 0 1.0
1981-82 0 0 0 0 0 T 3.6 6.7 3.0 0 0 0 13.3
1980-81 0 0 0 0 0.7 0 3.2 T T 0 0 0 3.9
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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 
1979-80 0 0 0 0 T 0 1.0 1.6 0.1 0 0 0 2.7
1978-79 0 0 0 0 0 T 11.8 4.4 0 0 0 0 16.2
1977-78 0 0 0 0 T T 11.7 10.0 0.2 0 0 0 21.9
1976-77 0 0 0 0 4.7 0 13.0 T 0 0 0 0 17.7
1975-76 0 0 0 0 2.7 7.2 T 0 0 0 0 0 9.9
1974-75 0 0 0 0 2.0 T 0 5.8 1.8 0 0 0 9.6
1973-74 0 0 0 0 0 1.8 T 0.3 0 0 0 0 2.1
1972-73 0 0 0 0 1.7 0.7 4.4 T 0 T 0 0 6.8
1971-72 0 0 0 0 2.8 2.0 0.3 0.5 0 0 0 0 5.6
1970-71 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 0.3 1.6 T 0 0 1.9
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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 
1969-70 0 0 0 0 T 2.4 5.2 T 0.2 0 0 0 7.8
1968-69 0 0 0 0 T T 0 3.7 0 0 0 0 3.7
1967-68 0 0 0 0 T 2.0 0.3 3.0 5.3 0 0 0 10.6
1966-67 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0.1 T 4.0 0 0 0 5.1
1965-66 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.8 1.9 T 0 0 0 7.7
1964-65 0 0 0 0 0 T 0.1 T T 0 0 0 0.1
1963-64 0 0 0 0 0 4.0 0.8 0 T 0 0 0 4.8
1962-63 0 0 0 0 0 T T T 0 0 0 0 T
1961-62 0 0 0 0 0 T 3.9 T 0 0 0 0 3.9
1960-61 0 0 0 0 0 T 0.4 6.5 0 0 0 0 6.9
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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 
1959-60 0 0 0 0 T T 5.5 11.5 2.5 0 0 0 19.5
1958-59 0 0 0 0 0.4 5.0 1.3 0.5 T 0 0 0 7.2
1957-58 0 0 0 0 T T 1.0 3.8 2.0 0 0 0 6.8
1956-57 0 0 0 0 0 0 T 0 T T 0 0 T
1955-56 0 0 0 0 0.8 0.6 3.0 0.9 T 0 0 0 5.3
1954-55 0 0 0 0 0 T 5.5 0 T 0 0 0 5.5
1953-54 0 0 0 0 0 T 6.3 0 T 0 0 0 6.3
1952-53 0 0 0 0 3.9 T 0.6 0 T 0 0 0 4.5
1951-52 0 0 0 0 2.7 T 0 3.7 0 0 0 0 6.4
1950-51 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 2.4 T T 0 0 0 3.2
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Updated: July 6, 2014

 


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