Little Rock Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Little Rock, Arkansas during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Little Rock, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

All the numbers are long-term historical averages based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010.

Average Little Rock temperatures
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
51 31 January 10 0
55 35 February 13 1
64 43 March 18 6
73 51 April 23 11
81 61 May 27 16
89 69 June 32 21
93 73 July 34 23
93 72 August 34 22
86 65 September 30 18
75 53 October 24 11
63 42 November 17 6
52 34 December 11 1
73 53 Year 23 11

Days of Hot Weather in Little Rock

Highs in the 90s Fahrenheit can occur at Little Rock from May to October, including most days during July and August. Typically six days a year reach 100 °F (30 °C) or more.

Number of days in Little Rock of at least 70, 80 or 90 °F
  70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
January 1 0 0
February 3 0 0
March 3 2 0
April 20 7 0
May 29 18 2
June 30 28 14
July 31 30 22
August 31 30 21
September 29 24 9
October 22 10 1
November 9 1 0
December 2 0 0
Year 217 151 69

How Often Little Rock Has Cold Temperatures

From November to March, night-time temperatures at Little Rock can drop to freezing. The city averages 51 frosty nights a year with one of those getting as cold as 10 °F (-12 °C).

It usually thaws out during the day following a frigid night. Typically there are just four days in a winter here when the thermometer never rises above freezing.

Days per month on average in Little Rock when the minimum temperature drops to 32 or 20 °F or below
  20 °F
-8 °C
32 °F
0 °C
January 3 17
February 2 11
March 0 3
April 0 0
May 0 0
June 0 0
July 0 0
August 0 0
September 0 0
October 0 0
November 0 4
December 2 14
Year 8 51
Reference

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

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