Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2018
Ties: 2006
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1896
Ties: 1923, 1980, 1992, 2009
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1898, 1942, 1981, 2003
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1944, 1956, 1962
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1950, 1955, 2007
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 2018
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1920, 1965
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1914, 1965, 1966, 1985
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1968, 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1896, 1900, 1907, 1914, 1916, 1920, 1948
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2012
Ties: 1944, 2005, 2007, 2008
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979, 1980
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1909, 1928, 1991, 2008
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1908, 1921, 1926, 1943, 2016
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2018
Ties: 1900, 1916, 1942, 1967, 1989, 1993, 2003, 2011
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1980
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1903, 1943, 1967, 1975, 1991, 2010
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1980
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2020
Ties: 1910, 1930, 1944, 1989, 1991, 1992

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/