A study compiled by Marc Hirrel
Station Location: South Fork Nature Center (SFNC), on Greers Ferry Lake, near Clinton, AR
GPS N 35 33.436 W 092 22.820
July was the warmest month with air temperature reaching 101.4 F and soil temperature of 80.5 F.
January was the coldest month; 16.3 F for air, but December had the coldest for soil at 39.2 F, two degrees below the January low of 41.1 F. However, January average soil temperatures were slightly below December’s.
Total rainfall for the year was 48.33 in. with May having over 10 inches. From March through August, monthly rainfalls were above three inches. September was driest with less than 0.25 in. Likewise, November was the only other month with under one inch of rainfall.