The best times to visit Hope for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 27th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Hope Travel Info

Weather in Hope


Average temperatures in Hope vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 30th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Hope, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 96.8°F (36°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.9°F (23.8°C) at night.

Hope Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Hope Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Hope Perceived Temperature (F)


Hope Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Hope Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 54.9 43.5 34.2
Feb 58.4 46.7 37.6
Mar 68.5 56.4 46
Apr 76.1 63.8 52.9
May 82.9 71.5 61.6
Jun 91.3 80.3 70.6
Jul 93.6 81.9 72.2
Aug 94.8 82.5 72.1
Sep 88 75.7 65.2
Oct 77.6 64.7 53.6
Nov 66.2 54.3 44.5
Dec 58 46.8 37.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 12.7 6.4 1.2
Feb 14.7 8.2 3.1
Mar 20.3 13.6 7.8
Apr 24.5 17.7 11.6
May 28.3 21.9 16.4
Jun 32.9 26.8 21.4
Jul 34.2 27.7 22.3
Aug 34.9 28.1 22.3
Sep 31.1 24.3 18.4
Oct 25.3 18.2 12
Nov 19 12.4 6.9
Dec 14.4 8.2 3.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hope are August, June, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late September. For example, on the week of September 24th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid May with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 7th.

When can you find snow in Hope? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Hope.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Hope (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 19% 0 3.3
Feb 21% 0 3
Mar 20% 0 4.2
Apr 23% 0 4.7
May 24% 0 5.4
Jun 14% 0 3
Jul 18% 0 3.7
Aug 11% 0 2.1
Sep 16% 0 5
Oct 19% 0 5
Nov 18% 0 3.9
Dec 24% 0 4.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 0 8.4
Feb 21 0 7.6
Mar 20 0 10.7
Apr 23 0 11.9
May 24 0 13.7
Jun 14 0 7.6
Jul 18 0 9.4
Aug 11 0 5.3
Sep 16 0 12.7
Oct 19 0 12.7
Nov 18 0 9.9
Dec 24 0 10.9


Humidity and Wind

Hope has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (55.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (65%).

Wind in Hope is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 7 knots (8 MPH or 12.9 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late April where average top sustained speeds reach 14.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Hope.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.1 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Feb 6.5 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Mar 6.8 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Apr 7 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
May 6 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Jun 5.5 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Jul 4.8 Light breeze 10.6 Significant breeze
Aug 4.5 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.3 Light breeze 9.9 Significant breeze
Oct 5 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.7 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Dec 5.9 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 55.3%
Feb 57%
Mar 57%
Apr 57.2%
May 63.7%
Jun 62.3%
Jul 60.8%
Aug 57.2%
Sep 60.2%
Oct 59.5%
Nov 60.9%
Dec 65%


Is it Safe to Travel to Hope?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Hope, AR, US is July, followed by February and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Hope in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 27.6 in November means 27.6% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Hope Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 87.1°F (30.6°C) and 61.4°F (16.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Hope, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91°F (32.8°C) and 60.6°F (15.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Hope to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 62.3°F (16.8°C) and 53.5°F (11.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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