Average Weather in September in Tontitown Arkansas, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 11°F, from 86°F to 75°F, rarely falling below 65°F or exceeding 94°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 11°F, from 66°F to 55°F, rarely falling below 44°F or exceeding 73°F.
For reference, on July 24, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Tontitown typically range from 70°F to 90°F, while on January 6, the coldest day of the year, they range from 29°F to 46°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in September
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on September. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in September
The month of September in Tontitown experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 31% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is September 20, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 70% of the time.
For reference, on February 12, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 50%, while on July 24, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 71%.
Cloud Cover Categories in September
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Tontitown, the chance of a wet day over the course of September is essentially constant, remaining around 28% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 44% on May 27, and its lowest chance is 15% on January 13.
Probability of Precipitation in September
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during September in Tontitown is increasing, starting the month at 3.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.2 inches or falls below 1.1 inches, and ending the month at 3.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 7.3 inches or falls below 1.1 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 3.9 inches on September 22.
Average Monthly Rainfall in September
Over the course of September in Tontitown, the length of the day is rapidly decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 1 hour, 5 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 15 seconds, and weekly decrease of 15 minutes, 48 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is September 30, with 11 hours, 51 minutes of daylight and the longest day is September 1, with 12 hours, 56 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in September
The earliest sunrise of the month in Tontitown is 6:48 AM on September 1 and the latest sunrise is 23 minutes later at 7:11 AM on September 30.
The latest sunset is 7:44 PM on September 1 and the earliest sunset is 43 minutes earlier at 7:01 PM on September 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Tontitown during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during September, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:00 AM and sets 14 hours, 38 minutes later, at 8:37 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:24 AM and sets 9 hours, 42 minutes later, at 5:06 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in September
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Tontitown is very rapidly decreasing during September, falling from 47% to 14% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 15, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 74% of the time, while on January 10, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in September
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Tontitown is gradually increasing during September, increasing from 4.8 miles per hour to 5.5 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on March 10, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.5 miles per hour, while on August 3, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.4 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in September
Wind Direction in September
The growing season in Tontitown typically lasts for 6.9 months (210 days), from around April 3 to around October 31, rarely starting before March 14 or after April 21, and rarely ending before October 13 or after November 23.
The month of September in Tontitown is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in September
The average accumulated growing degree days in Tontitown are rapidly increasing during September, increasing by 580°F, from 3,474°F to 4,054°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in September
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Tontitown is decreasing during September, falling by 1.0 kWh, from 5.9 kWh to 4.9 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in September
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Tontitown are 36.178 deg latitude, -94.234 deg longitude, and 1,270 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Tontitown contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 171 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,268 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (741 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,208 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Tontitown is covered by cropland (84%) and artificial surfaces (15%), within 10 miles by cropland (65%) and artificial surfaces (17%), and within 50 miles by trees (58%) and cropland (38%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Tontitown year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Tontitown.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Tontitown according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Tontitown is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Tontitown and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Springdale Municipal Airport (40%, 11 kilometers, east); Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (30%, 13 kilometers, northwest); Drake Field (17%, 20 kilometers, south); and Smith Field (13%, 23 kilometers, west).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .