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Climate in Arkansas

Arkansas, Arkansas gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 39 inches of rain per year.

Arkansas averages 3 inches of snow per year. The US average is 26 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 217 sunny days per year in Arkansas. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29

Sperling's Comfort Index for Arkansas is a 54 out of 100
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


YOU SHOULD KNOW

Arkansas gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 71 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.

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  CLIMATEArkansas, ArkansasUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)50.739.2
  Snowfall (in.)3.525.8
  Precipitation Days70.8102.0
  Sunny Days217205
  Avg. July High91.386.1
  Avg. Jan. Low29.322.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)5454
  UV Index54.3
  Elevation ft.5181443
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    Reviews for Arkansas    28 Reviews
    Depends on where you live - 4/4/2017
    I live in a small town at the very edge of Little Rock and I love where I live. Having said that, there are places in Arkansas (especially in LR) that I would not live,... Read More

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    School Districts - 1/6/2016
    I am seeing some reviews that Arkansas is the worst place to be for jobs, and out of all the cities Springdale is the absolute worse, the school district is made up of... Read More

    Ozark Mountains of Arkansas - 8/27/2015
    The Ozark Mountains are incredibly beautiful with abundant wildlife, rivers, creeks and lakes.... Read More


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