Climate & Topography

Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, Pittsburg County has gentle, rolling terrain which is sprinkled with sharp ridges that help frame the horizon. The climate is humid subtropic with warm, wet summers and mild winters.

Temperature Statistics
Average Annual (temperature) 61
Days of 90 Degrees or Higher 71
Days of 20 Degrees or Lower 17
Precipitation Statistics
Average Annual Rainfall (inches) 46.2
Average Annual Snowfall (inches) 5.9
Days with Precipitation 89
Average Humidity 70%
Average Elevation (feet) 750
Peak Elevation (feet) 1,500
Other Statistics
Average Wind Speed 5.9
Winter Sunshine 55%
Summer Sunshine 75%
Growing Season (days) 214


Pittsburg County Climate Survey