Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2018
Ties: 1915
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 1896
Ties: 1974, 1981, 2015, 2017
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1960
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1918
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1908, 1946, 1990
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1939, 1946
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1967, 2007
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1957, 1991, 1995, 2004
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1898, 1939, 1957
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1925, 2004, 2008
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968, 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1925, 1981, 2005, 2011
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1921, 1923, 2019
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979, 1980
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1910, 1926, 1927, 2022
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1910, 1940, 1949
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Ties: 1901, 1913, 1917, 1930, 1958, 1959, 1972, 1973, 1983, 1996, 1997, 2010
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1980
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1919, 1920, 1973
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1980
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2020
Ties: 1904, 1916, 1918, 1919, 1985, 1996

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/