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Average May Temperatures for Fort Smith, Arkansas

All temperatures in °F

For the 135 year period of May 1883 through May 2017

 

Warmest May was 75.8 recorded in 2012, 1962

Coldest May was 63.6 recorded in 1907

Difference between the warmest and coldest May was 12.2

 

Coldest May      Warmest May
RANK YEAR TEMP RANK YEAR TEMP
           
1 1907 63.6 71 1951 69.9
2 1976 63.9 72 1908 69.9
3 1917 63.9 73 2017 70.0
4 1924 65.2 74 2008 70.0
5 1954 65.3 75 1986 70.1
6 1983 65.5 76 1884 70.1
7 1981 65.5 77 2014 70.2
8 1973 65.6 78 1982 70.2
9 1946 66.1 79 1950 70.4
10 1910 66.2 80 1913 70.4
11 1931 66.3 81 1905 70.5
12 1971 66.4 82 1887 70.5
13 1891 66.5 83 2001 70.6
14 1893 66.6 84 1988 70.6
15 1892 66.6 85 1953 70.6
16 1979 66.7 86 1932 70.6
17 1935 66.7 87 1928 70.6
18 1885 66.8 88 1926 70.6
19 1923 66.9 89 1969 70.7
20 1997 67.1 90 1958 70.7
21 1972 67.1 91 2003 70.8
22 1904 67.1 92 1938 70.8
23 2002 67.2 93 1943 70.9
24 1903 67.2 94 1939 71.0
25 1984 67.3 95 1912 71.1
26 1992 67.4 96 2007 71.2
27 1967 67.4 97 1970 71.3
28 1929 67.4 98 1964 71.3
29 1947 67.5 99 1963 71.3
30 1990 67.6 100 1957 71.3
31 1919 67.7 101 1937 71.4
32 1909 67.7 102 1922 71.4
33 1895 67.7 103 1921 71.4
34 1961 67.8 104 1944 71.6
35 1945 67.8 105 1974 71.7
36 1960 67.9 106 2004 71.8
37 1993 68.0 107 2000 71.8
38 1889 68.0 108 1933 71.8
39 1978 68.1 109 2006 71.9
40 1995 68.2 110 1965 71.9
41 1968 68.2 111 1934 71.9
42 2016 68.3 112 1911 71.9
43 1966 68.3 113 1898 71.9
44 2009 68.4 114 1927 72.1
45 1925 68.4 115 2010 72.2
46 1940 68.5 116 1920 72.2
47 1888 68.5 117 1955 72.3
48 1999 68.8 118 1916 72.3
49 1994 68.8 119 1977 72.5
50 1942 68.8 120 1996 72.8
51 1930 68.8 121 1949 72.9
52 2013 69.0 122 1936 73.1
53 1948 69.0 123 1918 73.2
54 1890 69.0 124 1886 73.2
55 2011 69.1 125 1959 73.3
56 2005 69.1 126 1991 73.4
57 1980 69.1 127 1998 73.5
58 1952 69.1 128 1941 73.5
59 1894 69.1 129 1902 73.7
60 1900 69.2 130 1899 73.7
61 1897 69.2 131 1956 73.8
62 1989 69.3 132 1896 74.0
63 1985 69.3 133 1987 74.1
64 1906 69.4 134 2012 75.8
65 1901 69.5 135 1962 75.8
66 1915 69.7      
67 1914 69.7      
68 1883 69.7      
69 2015 69.8      
70 1975 69.8      
           
 
RANK YEAR TEMP RANK YEAR TEMP
           
1 2012 75.8 71 1901 69.5
2 1962 75.8 72 1906 69.4
3 1987 74.1 73 1989 69.3
4 1896 74.0 74 1985 69.3
5 1956 73.8 75 1900 69.2
6 1902 73.7 76 1897 69.2
7 1899 73.7 77 2011 69.1
8 1998 73.5 78 2005 69.1
9 1941 73.5 79 1980 69.1
10 1991 73.4 80 1952 69.1
11 1959 73.3 81 1894 69.1
12 1918 73.2 82 2013 69.0
13 1886 73.2 83 1948 69.0
14 1936 73.1 84 1890 69.0
15 1949 72.9 85 1999 68.8
16 1996 72.8 86 1994 68.8
17 1977 72.5 87 1942 68.8
18 1955 72.3 88 1930 68.8
19 1916 72.3 89 1940 68.5
20 2010 72.2 90 1888 68.5
21 1920 72.2 91 2009 68.4
22 1927 72.1 92 1925 68.4
23 2006 71.9 93 2016 68.3
24 1965 71.9 94 1966 68.3
25 1934 71.9 95 1995 68.2
26 1911 71.9 96 1968 68.2
27 1898 71.9 97 1978 68.1
28 2004 71.8 98 1993 68.0
29 2000 71.8 99 1889 68.0
30 1933 71.8 100 1960 67.9
31 1974 71.7 101 1961 67.8
32 1944 71.6 102 1945 67.8
33 1937 71.4 103 1919 67.7
34 1922 71.4 104 1909 67.7
35 1921 71.4 105 1895 67.7
36 1970 71.3 106 1990 67.6
37 1964 71.3 107 1947 67.5
38 1963 71.3 108 1992 67.4
39 1957 71.3 109 1967 67.4
40 2007 71.2 110 1929 67.4
41 1912 71.1 111 1984 67.3
42 1939 71.0 112 2002 67.2
43 1943 70.9 113 1903 67.2
44 2003 70.8 114 1997 67.1
45 1938 70.8 115 1972 67.1
46 1969 70.7 116 1904 67.1
47 1958 70.7 117 1923 66.9
48 2001 70.6 118 1885 66.8
49 1988 70.6 119 1979 66.7
50 1953 70.6 120 1935 66.7
51 1932 70.6 121 1893 66.6
52 1928 70.6 122 1892 66.6
53 1926 70.6 123 1891 66.5
54 1905 70.5 124 1971 66.4
55 1887 70.5 125 1931 66.3
56 1950 70.4 126 1910 66.2
57 1913 70.4 127 1946 66.1
58 2014 70.2 128 1973 65.6
59 1982 70.2 129 1983 65.5
60 1986 70.1 130 1981 65.5
61 1884 70.1 131 1954 65.3
62 2017 70.0 132 1924 65.2
63 2008 70.0 133 1976 63.9
64 1951 69.9 134 1917 63.9
65 1908 69.9 135 1907 63.6
66 2015 69.8      
67 1975 69.8      
68 1915 69.7      
69 1914 69.7      
70 1883 69.7      
           

 

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Updated: June 26, 2017