Russellville, Arkansas 

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Climate in Russellville, Arkansas

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

Russellville averages 3 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 223 sunny days per year in Russellville. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Russellville gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 101 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 93 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Russellville 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 Russellville, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Russellville, ArkansasUnited States
  50.0 in.38.1 in.
  2.9 in.27.8 in.
  100.6 days106.2 days
  223 days205 days
  92.5°85.8°
  28.8°21.7°
  7.17
  5.24.3
  348 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 Russellville with an average high temperature of 93.2°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Arkansas. In Russellville, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Russellville are May, October and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Russellville with an average of 28.8°. This is about average compared to other places in Arkansas.


In Russellville, there are 66.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Arkansas.


In Russellville, there are 69.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Arkansas.


In Russellville, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Arkansas.


May is the wettest month in Russellville with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 29% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 50.0 inches in Russellville means that it is about average compared to other places in Arkansas.


May is the rainiest month in Russellville with 11.0 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 6.6 rainy days. There are 100.6 rainy days annually in Russellville, which is rainier than most places in Arkansas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 2.9 inches in Russellville means that it is about average compared to other places in Arkansas. January is the snowiest month in Russellville with 1.0 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Russellville    4 Reviews
    Cost of Living - 2/6/2010
    This small city is fairly inexpensive to live in, but the variety of housing choices is limited. Great for a young family. The employment rate is low, with a variety of... Read More

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    Arkansas Real Estate Training Academy - 2/18/2009
    It is a great place to learn about Real Estate and how it relates to our community and lifestyle in this beautiful city of... Read More

    A great place to raise kids - 2/28/2007
    We have lived in Russellvile for 11 years now and love it. The cost of living is low, but so are the wages. Even with a college degree you'd make more money elsewhere.... Read More


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