Russell, Arkansas 

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Climate in Russell, Arkansas

Russell, Arkansas gets 50 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 221 sunny days per year in Russell. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Russell gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 95 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 27
Rain: averages 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 2 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

7.1 / 10
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Russell, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Russell, ArkansasUnited States
  50.0 in.38.1 in.
  2.1 in.27.8 in.
  94.5 days106.2 days
  221 days205 days
  91.6°85.8°
  27.3°21.7°
  7.17
  4.84.3
  233 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.


July is the hottest month for Russell with an average high temperature of 91.6°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Arkansas. In Russell, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Russell are May, October and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Russell with an average of 27.3°. This is colder than most places in Arkansas.


In Russell, there are 59.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Arkansas.


In Russell, there are 67.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Arkansas.


In Russell, there are 0.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Arkansas.


December is the wettest month in Russell with 5.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 2.5 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 30% of yearly precipitation and 18% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 50.0 inches in Russell means that it is about average compared to other places in Arkansas.


May is the rainiest month in Russell with 9.4 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 5.4 rainy days. There are 94.5 rainy days annually in Russell, which is about average compared to other places in Arkansas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 2.1 inches in Russell means that it is less snowy than most places in Arkansas. February is the snowiest month in Russell with 1.0 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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