Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
73.2°F
(22.9°C)
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2018
Ties: 2012
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1925
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1936
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1960
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1954
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1950, 1952, 1976
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1916, 1933
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1914, 1965
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1949, 1998
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1897, 1901, 1909, 1928, 1943, 1950, 2008
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1910, 1928, 1944, 1998
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968, 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1901, 1942, 2018, 2019
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1945, 2004
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979, 1980
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1938, 1944, 1950, 1957, 2019
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2017
Ties: 1927, 1928, 2001, 2008
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2018
Ties: 1921, 1938, 1974, 1992, 2009
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1980
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1917, 1951, 1952, 1966, 2016
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1980
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1909, 1915, 1917, 1921, 1965, 1966, 1994, 1998

Citing This Page

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