Light, Arkansas

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Light, Arkansas
Unincorporated community
Light is located in Arkansas
Light
Light
Light is located in the US
Light
Light
Coordinates: 36°04′12″N 90°44′52″W / 36.07000°N 90.74778°W / 36.07000; -90.74778Coordinates: 36°04′12″N 90°44′52″W / 36.07000°N 90.74778°W / 36.07000; -90.74778
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Greene
Elevation 262 ft (80 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72439
Area code(s) 870
GNIS feature ID 77496[1]

Light is an unincorporated community in Greene County, Arkansas, United States. Light is located at the junction of U.S. Route 412 and Arkansas Highway 228 14.5 miles (23.3 km) west of Paragould. Light has a post office with ZIP code 72439.[2]

The community has the name of Daniel Light, a first settler.[3]

Climate[edit]

Climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa" (Humid Subtropical Climate).[4]

Climate data for Light, Arkansas
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 8
(46)
11
(51)
17
(62)
23
(73)
27
(81)
32
(89)
33
(92)
32
(90)
29
(84)
23
(74)
16
(61)
9
(49)
22
(71)
Average low °C (°F) −3
(27)
−1
(31)
4
(40)
10
(50)
14
(58)
19
(66)
21
(70)
20
(68)
16
(61)
9
(49)
4
(40)
−1
(31)
9
(49)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 86
(3.4)
97
(3.8)
135
(5.3)
132
(5.2)
137
(5.4)
94
(3.7)
84
(3.3)
86
(3.4)
104
(4.1)
81
(3.2)
124
(4.9)
130
(5)
1,285
(50.6)
Source: Weatherbase [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Light, Arkansas
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup Archived 2012-09-14 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 75. 
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Light, Arkansas
  5. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on August 6, 2013.