When is the best time to go to Arkansas?

When is the best time to go to Arkansas? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Arkansas are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July and August
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are March, April, May, June, July and August

Annual weather in Arkansas

For full information about the climate and weather in Arkansas a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 36°F/49°F
February 38°F/52°F
March 47°F/63°F
April 54°F/70°F
May 63°F/79°F
June 72°F/88°F
July 74°F/92°F
August 72°F/90°F
September 65°F/85°F
October 56°F/74°F
November 47°F/61°F
December 40°F/52°F

Weather and climate in Arkansas

Arkansas enjoys a humid subtropical climate (without dry season and with hot summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Arkansas is 72°F (ranging from 49°F in january to 92°F in july). Annual rainfall is 41.2in, with a minimum of 2.5in in january and a maximum of 4.5in in may.
  • Between january and february the climate is very unfavorable. The record temperature this month is 76°F and it rains in february about 3in.
  • In march the climate is okay. It is for example 63°F as maximum temperature in march and it rains about 3.6in each month.
  • Between april and october the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 56°F and you can expect to have 2.9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In november the climate is passable, but still OK. In average, on the morning it is 47°F and it rains in november about 2.7in.
  • In december the climate is very bad. The temperature rises to 52°F and it rains about 3.1in each month.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Arkansas

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Arkansas: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


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