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Weather in Arkansas

The most pleasant months of the year for Arkansas are May, October and April. In Arkansas, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for Arkansas with an average high temperature of 91.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most states. January is the snowiest month in Arkansas with 1.6 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June.


Today's Weather - Arkansas, AR

5 AM PST

Partly Sunny

43°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodayPartly Sunny55° / 37°NE 5 to 10 mph
TuesdayChance Light Rain46° / 32°N 5 mph
WednesdaySunny61° / 37°W 5 mph
ThursdaySunny65° / 40°NNE 5 mph
FridayChance Rain Showers56° / 39°ENE 5 mph
SaturdayMostly Sunny59° / 38°NNE 5 mph
SundayMostly Sunny60° / 40°ESE 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 28
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Arkansas area is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Arkansas.

7.2 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January49° 28°
February54° 32°
March63° 40°
April72° 48°
May80° 58°
June87° 66°
July91° 70°
August91° 68°
September84° 60°
October74° 49°
November62° 40°
December51° 31°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Arkansas
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02181
February01581
March0790
April0180
May10100
June10080
July19070
August19060
September7070
October0180
November0780
December01880

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.


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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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