Jonesboro has a humid subtropical climate with hot summers and mild winters. Thunderstorms are common during the summer months, while snowfall is infrequent during the winter.
Jonesboro, Arkansas gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Jonesboro averages 4 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 218 sunny days per year in Jonesboro. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Jonesboro gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 92 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 27
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Jonesboro is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Arkansas.
6 / 6.2
Summer / Winter
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Jonesboro, while July and January are the least comfortable months.