Little Rock Climate
Little Rock, Arkansas has a subtropical climate that it typical of the Southern United States. Little Rock experiences summers that are quite hot and humid and relatively mild winters with little measurable snowfall.
The lowest recorded temperature for Little Rock was -12 degrees Fahrenheit on February 12, 1899. The highest temperature on record is 114 degrees Fahrenheit and was recorded much more recently on August 3, 2011. The coolest months of the year are December through February with average temperatures in the low 40s. Conversely, the hottest months of the year are July and August with average temperatures in the low to mid 80s. However, Little Rock does experience an average of 73 days with the high temperature over 90 degrees and an average of 57 days with the low temperature under 32 degrees.
Little Rock experiences an average of 50 to 51 inches of precipitation per year. The months with the most precipitation are March through May. The average humidity is 72% with the lowest humidity occurring in January. Despite the high summer temperatures and humidity the mild winters make the climate of Little Rock Arkansas appealing to many who hate the hassle of dealing with snow, ice, and blistering cold.