Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1983
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2021
Ties: 1988
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 2000
71st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1907, 2010
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
85th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1967, 1981
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1918, 1985, 1986
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
56th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931
Ties: 1910, 1928, 1953, 1987, 2018
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931, 1998
Ties: 2020
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1998
Ties: 1926, 2004, 2020
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
78th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1998
Ties: 1915, 1948, 1985, 1988, 1994, 2020
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
56th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1998
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1919, 1944, 1949, 1955, 1970, 1990
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917, 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1905, 1923, 1935
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1926, 1945, 1981, 1982, 1995
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1913, 1957, 1973
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1968
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1901, 1941, 1987
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012, 2017
Ties: 1898, 1936
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1905
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1910, 1943, 1957
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1905, 1906, 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Ties: 1911, 1924, 2021
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1906
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2019, 2020
Ties: 1934, 1935, 1956

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/