Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 2008, 2014
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1937, 1938, 1949, 2011, 2022
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1975 1960
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1909, 1937
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
128th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968, 1977
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1899, 1912, 1960, 1993
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1899, 1958
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1979, 1980
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1970, 1977, 1985
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1960
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1979
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1908, 1963, 1969, 1983, 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/