Baxter County, Arkansas 

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Climate in Baxter County, Arkansas

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

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

On average, there are 213 sunny days per year in Baxter County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Baxter County 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 26
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 Baxter County 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 Baxter County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Baxter, ArkansasUnited States
  45.6 in.38.1 in.
  8.4 in.27.8 in.
  94.5 days106.2 days
  213 days205 days
  90.1°85.8°
  25.5°21.7°
  7.47
  4.84.3
  750 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 Baxter County with an average high temperature of 90.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Arkansas. In Baxter County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Baxter County are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Baxter County with an average of 25.5°. This is colder than most places in Arkansas.


In Baxter County, there are 45.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Arkansas.


In Baxter County, there are 85.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Arkansas.


In Baxter County, there are 0.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Arkansas.


November is the wettest month in Baxter County with 4.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 2.9 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 30% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 45.6 inches in Baxter County means that it is one of the driest places in Arkansas.


May is the rainiest month in Baxter County with 10.5 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 6.7 rainy days. There are 94.5 rainy days annually in Baxter County, which is about average compared to other places in Arkansas. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 8.4 inches in Baxter County means that it is one of the snowiest places in Arkansas. February is the snowiest month in Baxter County with 2.9 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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