Van Buren County, Arkansas has a temperate climate that is characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cold winters. The average temperature during the summer months ranges from the high 70s to low 80s Fahrenheit. During winter months, temperatures often drop below freezing levels, usually during the night or early morning hours. Precipitation in Van Buren County is moderately distributed throughout the year with an average annual precipitation rate of around 50 inches. The rainfall in this region can be very intense at times with some storms producing up to six inches of rain in a single day. Snowfall in Van Buren County is rarely seen as it only occurs on around three days per year.
Van Buren County, Arkansas gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Van Buren County averages 3 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 219 sunny days per year in Van Buren County. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Van Buren County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 91 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 26
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Van Buren County is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Arkansas.
6.5 / 6.3
Summer / Winter
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Van Buren County, while July and January are the least comfortable months.