Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1906
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1895, 1946, 1954, 1996
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 2009, 2011
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1907, 1908, 1909, 1935, 1950
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1927
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1921, 2022
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1921, 1934, 1957
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968, 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 2004
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1898, 1938, 1939, 1957
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979, 1980
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1942, 1965, 1974, 1975, 1982, 2003
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1901, 1913, 1917, 1930, 1958, 1959, 1973, 1983, 1986, 1996, 1997, 2010
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1915, 1968, 1977, 1983, 1984
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1905, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/