Hot Springs, Arkansas 

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Climate in Hot Springs, Arkansas

Hot Springs, Arkansas gets 57 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Hot Springs averages 2 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 215 sunny days per year in Hot Springs. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Hot Springs gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 109 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 30
Rain: averages 57 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Hot Springs is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Arkansas.

7.1 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Hot Springs, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Hot Springs, ArkansasUnited States
  56.5 in.38.1 in.
  2.1 in.27.8 in.
  108.5 days106.2 days
  215 days205 days
  92.2°85.8°
  30.4°21.7°
  7.17
  5.14.3
  597 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 Hot Springs with an average high temperature of 92.8°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Arkansas. In Hot Springs, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Hot Springs are May, October and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Hot Springs with an average of 30.4°. This is warmer than most places in Arkansas.


In Hot Springs, there are 62.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Arkansas.


In Hot Springs, there are 62.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Arkansas.


In Hot Springs, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Arkansas.


May is the wettest month in Hot Springs with 6.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 56.5 inches in Hot Springs means that it is one of the wettest places in Arkansas.


May is the rainiest month in Hot Springs with 11.3 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 7.2 rainy days. There are 108.5 rainy days annually in Hot Springs, which is one of the rainiest places in Arkansas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 2.1 inches in Hot Springs means that it is less snowy than most places in Arkansas. January is the snowiest month in Hot Springs with 1.3 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Hot Springs    24 Reviews
    Things to Do in HotSprings - 4/10/2015
    I have lived here for several years. It has a lot of touristy things to do.But as far as living here there is not enough weekly activities to do or places to go. They... Read More

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    Beautiful Piece of History - 4/3/2014
    Hot Springs, which obviously gets it's name from the springs discovered by DeSoto and the Indians is a beautiful piece of history. In it's heyday it was frequented by... Read More

    Lake Hamilton School District Pearcy, AR - 2/6/2013
    My grandmother was in the first graduating class of Lake Hamilton. All of my aunts and uncles, as well as my parents, attended LH. My siblings and I, along with our... Read More


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