Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1983
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1984
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 2000
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1924, 1991
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1931
Ties: 1967, 2002
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1966
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1979, 1983
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931, 1998
Ties: 1937, 1952, 1983, 1997
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1998
Ties: 1932, 1937, 1940, 1993, 1995
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1998
Ties: 1895, 1904, 2014
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1998
Ties: 1932, 1957, 1988
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917, 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1907, 1945, 1970, 1984, 1988
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1926, 1945, 1982, 1995, 2002
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1901, 1947
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2012
Ties: 1944, 1965
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012, 2017
Ties: 1949, 1974, 1988, 1990, 1995, 2003
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1917, 1976, 1984, 1985
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1905, 1906, 1979
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Ties: 1970
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1906
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019, 2020
Ties: 1963, 1972, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/