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Camp Joseph Robinson Army Base

Arkansas National Guard, 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team,  77th Combat Aviation Brigade, 87th Troop Command
6000 Fort McCalister, North Little Rock, AR 72199

Weather/Climate

In North Little Rock, the summers are hot and muggy; the winters are short, very cold, and wet; and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 33°F to 93°F and is rarely below 20°F or above 100°F.

 

The hot season lasts for 3.7 months, from May 29 to September 20, with an average daily high temperature above 84°F. The hottest day of the year is July 22, with an average high of 93°F and low of 74°F. The cool season lasts for 2.9 months, from November 27 to February 24, with an average daily high temperature below 59°F. The coldest day of the year is January 16, with an average low of 33°F and high of 51°F.

 

The wetter season lasts 4.7 months, from March 16 to August 5, with a greater than 32% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 40% on May 15. The drier season lasts 7.3 months, from August 5 to March 16. The smallest chance of a wet day is 23% on January 12.

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Cost of Living

In North Little Rock, AR, the overall cost of living index is 91, which is 8% higher than the Arkansas average and 9% lower than the U.S. average. The following categories are used to calculate the overall cost of living index: goods/services (33%), housing (30%), groceries (13%), utilities (10%), transportation (9%) and health care (5%).

 

From the list, it is clear that the categories of goods/services and housing are responsible for the largest portions of the overall cost of living index. As a general rule, everyday goods and services provide an accurate measure of the general cost of goods in any given city. In the case of North Little Rock, AR, the city’s goods and services are 8% higher than the Arkansas average and 1% lower than the U.S. average.

Getting to Know the Area

North Little Rock is a city in Pulaski County, Arkansas, across the Arkansas River from Little Rock in the central part of the state. In 2017, the estimated population was 65,911, making it the seventh-most populous city in the state. North Little Rock, along with Little Rock and Conway, anchors the six-county Little Rock–North Little Rock–Conway Metropolitan area.

 

The city’s downtown is anchored in the Argenta Historic District, which draws its name from the original name of the city. The area includes Dickey-Stephens Park, the current home of the Arkansas Travelers minor league baseball team, and Verizon Arena, the metropolitan area’s main entertainment venue. Farther west in the city is Burns Park, one of the largest municipal parks in the United States.

 

Some other points of interest include Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Esse Purse Museum, Museum of Discovery, Little Rock Zoo, and Wild River Country.

Events

Check out these websites for a list of all of the great events going on in the area.
 
Dickey Stephens Ballpark
Farmers Market
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