Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
71.1°F
(21.7°C)
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2018
Ties: 1943
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1981, 1986, 2015, 2017
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1960
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1960
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1911, 2000
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1925
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1907, 2020
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1999
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 2000
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1911, 1927
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1968, 1977
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1911, 1927
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1927, 2022
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979, 1980
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1942, 1945, 2001
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1942, 1965, 1972, 1975, 1982, 2003
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 1921, 1938, 1987, 1992, 2009, 2021
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1980
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1901, 1909, 1912, 1930, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1988, 1989, 2004, 2011
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1980
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2020
Ties: 1913, 1914, 1967, 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/