Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1974, 1986, 2015, 2017
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1898, 1942, 1953, 2003
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1934, 1965
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1937, 1965, 1997
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1910, 2013
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1947, 1959, 1962, 1997, 2013
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1910, 1948, 1956, 1990
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1896, 1900, 1916, 1943, 1948, 1950, 1992
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968, 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1925, 1986, 2005, 2011
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1908, 1925, 1937
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979, 1980
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1925, 1998
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1929, 1951, 1990
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1914, 1919, 1963, 1994, 1995
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1985
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1906

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/