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Arkansas Weather Records

Weather averages and records for the U.S. state of Arkansas based on data made available by the NOAA.
Arkansas Statewide Averages
Average temperatures and precipitation over the entire territory of the state, from 1991–2020.
Month High (°F) Low (°F) Precipitation (in)
January 50.0 30.5 3.8
February 54.8 33.9 4.0
March 63.4 40.9 5.0
April 72.4 49.3 5.4
May 79.9 58.5 5.5
June 87.4 66.7 3.9
July 91.0 70.0 3.9
August 90.6 68.7 3.6
September 84.5 61.5 3.7
October 73.9 49.7 4.3
November 61.6 40.0 4.5
December 52.3 32.9 4.8
Entire Year 71.8 50.2 52.5
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Arkansas Average Temperature by Year
Hottest Temperature All-Time
The highest recorded temperature in Arkansas history was 120 °F which was reached in Ozark on August 10, 1936 during the Dust Bowl.
Coldest Temperature All-Time
The lowest recorded temperature in Arkansas history was -29 °F which was reached in Gravette on February 13, 1905.
Arkansas Cities
Yearly weather averages for various places in Arkansas, from 1991–2020.
City Average (°F) Record (°F) Yearly (inches)
High Low High Low Precipitation Snow
Alicia 70.4 50.3 113 -14 44.0 2.8
Batesville 70.8 48.4 115 -15 49.5 4.7
Booneville 72.9 50.0 118 -18 50.0 2.2
Cabot 72.3 49.3 112 -7 52.1 2.6
Camden 74.9 51.3 115 -10 52.9 1.6
Clarksville 70.2 50.1 112 -15 52.0 1.5
Conway 72.8 50.8 115 -15 50.6 2.3
Corning 69.4 49.8 113 -25 49.0 4.6
Dardanelle 73.4 50.5 113 -14 49.3 3.0
De Queen 73.7 50.7 114 -14 52.8 3.0
El Dorado 75.6 52.6 112 -10 52.0 n/a
Fayetteville 69.4 46.4 110 -24 46.4 6.4
Fordyce 73.2 50.1 110 -5 57.2 1.1
Fort Smith 73.4 51.5 115 -11 47.3 2.3
Gravette 71.4 48.2 114 -29 48.0 14.2
Harrison 69.0 48.2 112 -20 44.4 n/a
Helena 73.1 52.5 113 -9 47.4 0.4
Hope 73.8 50.8 115 -8 53.3 2.3
Hot Springs 73.8 51.0 115 -11 55.6 0.8
Jonesboro 70.2 49.1 116 -18 51.7 4.3
Lead Hill 68.6 44.4 116 -28 47.5 9.2
Little Rock 73.4 52.8 114 -12 50.4 3.8
Malvern 73.7 50.4 114 -11 58.6 1.1
Mammoth Spring 69.6 45.1 110 -24 47.7 2.8
Marianna 71.5 52.0 109 -11 51.1 1.3
Mena 70.6 48.4 112 -15 60.4 4.2
Monticello 74.9 53.1 109 -6 52.0 n/a
Morrilton 72.4 48.7 115 -15 50.8 2.5
Mountain Home 69.1 48.0 114 -16 50.8 7.6
Mountain View 70.9 48.4 114 -12 51.4 4.8
Nashville 74.8 51.3 113 -14 54.4 2.7
Newport 70.2 51.0 114 -17 50.5 2.9
Ozark 71.2 49.2 120 -16 51.3 1.3
Paragould 70.0 51.1 108 -14 51.1 2.6
Pine Bluff 73.5 53.4 112 -6 50.1 2.3
Pocahontas 69.5 48.0 112 -22 50.9 7.2
Searcy 72.5 50.4 115 -20 50.7 1.6
Sheridan 73.7 50.1 111 -8 53.2 2.4
Waldron 72.4 48.2 114 -20 52.4 2.9
Wynne 71.5 51.5 110 -10 50.2 2.2