Average Annual Precipitation for Arkansas

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The tables below give yearly averages for rainfall plus snowfall at cities, towns and parks in Arkansas.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives in a year along with information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The annual precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, Southern, Central and Northern Arkansas.

Northern Arkansas

Average yearly precipitation
Days Place Inches Millimetres
101 Blytheville 49.8 1264
  97 Eudora 57.1 1451
  86 Helena 50.8 1291
  93 Jonesboro 48.2 1225
101 Marianna 50.6 1284
109 West Memphis 53.4 1356

Southern Arkansas

Annual averages for rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Millimetres
106 El Dorado 52.9 1344
102 Magnolia 53.2 1352
  95 Monticello 53.5 1358
  99 Pine Bluff 52.9 1343
101 Texarkana 49.7 1261

Central Arkansas

Average amount of rain and snow a year
Days Place Inches Millimetres
105 Blue Mountain Lake Dam 48.4 1229
  98 Fort Smith 45.5 1155
112 Hot Springs 55.9 1419
  98 Lake Ouachita Dam 56.4 1433
106 Little Rock 49.8 1264
112 Mena 59.2 1503
107 North Little Rock 50.0 1271
100 Searcy 50.1 1271

Northern Arkansas

Average annual precipitation
Days Place Inches Millimetres
  98 Bentonville 56.4 1433
106 Eureka Springs 46.9 1192
  98 Fayetteville 45.5 1156
105 Greers Ferry Lake Dam 50.9 1293
116 Harrison 44.1 1121
104 Mountain Home 48.1 1220
  93 Mountain View 50.7 1289
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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