Fort Smith, AR has a longitude of -94.4 degrees and a latitude of 35.3 degrees.
Fort Smith, AR has temperatures that can go as high as 87.8 °F in June, 93.2 °F in July, and 93.2 °F in August. The hottest month is typically July.
Fort Smith, AR also has temperatures that can go as low as 32.0 °F in December, 30.2 °F in January, and 33.8 °F in February. The coldest month is typically January.
The wettest month for Fort Smith, AR is May with 13.0 inches of rain.
The annual weather and monthly temperature averages for highs and lows are presented in the table below. The weather values used to interpolate these values are provided by the US NAOO weather station values from the last 10 years.
|Average High (°F)||50.0||55.4||64.4||73.4||80.6||87.8||93.2||93.2||86.0||75.2||62.6||51.8|
|Average Low (°F)||30.2||33.8||41.0||50.0||59.0||68.0||71.6||71.6||62.6||50.0||41.0||32.0|
|Average Precipitation (in)||8.0||6.0||11.0||11.0||13.0||11.0||7.0||8.0||12.0||11.0||8.0||7.0|
Arkansas generally has a humid subtropical climate. While not bordering the Gulf of Mexico, Arkansas, is still close enough to this warm, large body of water for it to influence the weather in the state. Generally, Arkansas, has hot, humid summers and slightly drier, mild to cool winters. Annual precipitation throughout the state averages between about 40 and 60 inches (1,000 and 1,500 mm); somewhat wetter in the south and drier in the northern part of the state.
Arkansas is known for extreme weather and frequent storms. A typical year brings thunderstorms, tornadoes, hail, snow and ice storms. Between both the Great Plains and the Gulf States, Arkansas, receives around 60 days of thunderstorms.
In reality, each climate is unique and finding one that is suitable can be a real challenge! We hope that the information here can be the starting point of your weather and climate research for your next vacation or potentially next home.
We hope you use this information to make your travel plans to Fort Smith, AR or decide if living in the Fort Smith climate is the right choice for you!