Hot Springs Weather
The weather in Hot Springs National Park is generally fairly mild throughout the year. Average temperatures in Hot Springs can range from about 90°F (32°C) to less than 27°F (-2.7°C). Summer is known to be very hot and humid and sudden weather changes can happen at any moment. Your visit can be more enjoyable by checking the forecast and coming prepared for hiking within the park or shopping along Bathhouse Row.
Spring & Fall Weather Averages
In March, April, and May the temperature ranges from lows of 43ºF to 61ºF with highs on average between 65ºF and 82ºF. In September, October, and November the temperature ranges from lows of 42ºF to 64ºF with highs of 63ºF to 86ºF. Spring and Fall typically yield the most rainfall for the park.
Summer Weather Averages
Summer daytime temperatures are usually in the 80s and 90s, and highs can reach the triple digits with stifling humidity of 70% to 90% in July and August. Take plenty of drinking water with you on hot days. Average temperatures in June, July, and August range from lows of 69ºF to 72ºF with highs of 90ºF to 93ºF. Summer days can be hot and humid, with heat index values over 110ºF (43ºC).
Winter Weather Averages
Winter wind chills in December, January, and February can make temperatures feel much colder, as low as 15ºF (-9.4ºC). The temperature ranges from lows of 32ºF to highs of 35ºF with highs from 52ºF to 56ºF with some ice or snow fall.
Hot Springs National Park can experience severe weather any time of year. Calm, sunny mornings can abruptly turn into fierce, stormy days. Heavy rain and lightning are common during the spring and summer. Springtime also has the highest potential for tornadoes. Always check weather conditions before you go into the field.
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Last updated: December 29, 2022