Harrison, Arkansas 

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Climate in Harrison, Arkansas

Harrison, Arkansas gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Harrison averages 8 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 214 sunny days per year in Harrison. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Harrison gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 105 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 8 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Harrison is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Arkansas.

7.4 / 10
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Harrison, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Harrison, ArkansasUnited States
  46.1 in.38.1 in.
  7.6 in.27.8 in.
  104.7 days106.2 days
  214 days205 days
  88.9°85.8°
  24.7°21.7°
  7.47
  4.74.3
  1050 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


August is the hottest month for Harrison with an average high temperature of 89.3°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Arkansas. In Harrison, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Harrison are May, September and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Harrison with an average of 24.7°. This is one of the coldest places in Arkansas.


In Harrison, there are 37.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Arkansas.


In Harrison, there are 90.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Arkansas.


In Harrison, there are 0.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Arkansas.


May is the wettest month in Harrison with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 29% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.1 inches in Harrison means that it is one of the driest places in Arkansas.


May is the rainiest month in Harrison with 11.4 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 7.3 rainy days. There are 104.7 rainy days annually in Harrison, which is one of the rainiest places in Arkansas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 7.6 inches in Harrison means that it is snowier than most places in Arkansas. January is the snowiest month in Harrison with 2.6 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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