Climate at a Glance

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Arkansas

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1909, 1961
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1896
Ties: 1961
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1943, 1970, 1989, 1992, 2009
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1903, 1926, 1928, 1934, 1936, 1951, 2002
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1931, 1982
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1978
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1915
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1978
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1994
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1902, 1924, 1982
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1968, 1977
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1984
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1977
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1962, 2010, 2015
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979, 1980
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1936, 1967, 1975
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1917, 1924, 1925, 1947, 1948, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1996
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1901, 1913, 1917, 1930, 1958, 1959, 1972, 1983, 1986, 1996, 1997, 2010
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1919, 1920, 1986
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2020
Ties: 1961, 1964, 1977, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 31, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/