Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1907
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1896
Ties: 1984, 1990, 2013, 2020
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1960
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1904, 1928, 1975, 1996, 1997
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1960
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 2015
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1978
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1912
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1978
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1899
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1912 1978
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1979
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1978
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1904, 1905
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1978
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1931, 1951, 1975, 1983
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1983, 1994, 2015
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1968, 1977
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1902, 1988
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1947, 1961, 1990, 2021
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1979, 1980
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1931, 1949, 1964, 1966, 1976, 1996, 2002
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1910, 1949, 1986
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1911, 1944, 1945, 1999
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1980
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1911, 1936, 2017
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1980
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1901, 1912, 1928, 1929, 1932, 1933, 1947, 1948, 1954, 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/