Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1983
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2021
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 2000
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 2012
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1931
Ties: 2012
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 1910, 1911, 1926, 1970
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 1911, 1924, 1940, 1963, 1985
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931, 1998
Ties: 2002
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1998
Ties: 1926, 2002, 2004
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
78th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1998
Ties: 1915, 1948, 1985, 1988, 1994, 2002
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
87th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1998
Ties: 1901, 1906, 1952, 1960
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917, 1976
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Ties: 1913, 1916, 1943, 1982, 1994
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Ties: 1949, 1955, 1965
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Ties: 1907, 1932, 1943, 1944
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1968
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1900, 1908, 1991
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012, 2017
Ties: 1908, 1923, 1931, 2019, 2021
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1905
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1911, 1932, 1938, 2008, 2021
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1905, 1906, 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Ties: 1933, 1936, 2000
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1906
1st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019, 2020
Ties: 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/