Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 2003
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1896
Ties: 1937, 1949, 1978, 2011
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1908 2012
Ties: 2006
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1911, 1921
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 2016
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1922, 1950, 1955
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1908, 1916
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1908, 2005
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1968, 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1921
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1898, 1939, 1957, 1972
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979, 1980
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1944, 1950, 1957, 1987, 2019
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1954, 1956
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1921, 1974, 1987, 1992, 2009
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1980
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1922, 1937, 2006, 2009, 2012
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1980
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2020
Ties: 1939, 1956, 2002, 2003, 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/