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Heavy snow and hazardous travel for portions of the Great Lakes, Northeast, and New England

Heavy snow, bitterly cold temperatures, and treacherous travel will be likely from the Great Lakes to the Northeast, and into New England over the next couple of days. Heavy Lake Effect snow of one to two feet will impact areas downwind of Lake Eerie and Ontario. Widespread snowfall of 6 to 12 inches will also impact much of northern New England. Read More >

Fort Smith, Arkansas
May Climate Data (Page 1)

 

     |-----Normals 1981-2010------| |--------- Record Temperatures ---------|
     Temperature   Precipitation     Hi        Lo        Hi        Lo
Day  Mx/Mn  Mean  Day  Month  Year   Max Year  Max Year  Min Year  Min Year    Day
 1   77/55   66  0.18  0.18  13.90   93  1959  58  1956  70  1936 (34) 1903    1 
 2   78/55   66  0.17  0.35  14.07   93  1943 (49) 1994  70  1938  37  1989    2 
 3   78/55   67  0.18  0.53  14.25   90  1955  53  1978  70  1938  37 *2013    3 
 4   78/56   67  0.18  0.71  14.43   93  2014 (49) 2013  72  1950  35  1954    4 
 5   78/56   67  0.17  0.88  14.60   93  2014  56  1935  70 *2003  39  2013    5 
 
 6   78/56   67  0.18  1.06  14.78   91 *2012  56  1931  72  1943  40  1944    6 
 7   79/57   68  0.17  1.23  14.95   92  1962  62  1917  74  1961  38  1989    7 
 8   79/57   68  0.18  1.41  15.13   95  1918  61  1924  75  2002  40  1982    8 
 9   79/57   68  0.17  1.58  15.30   91 *2011  61  1924  75  1933  40  1980    9 
10   79/57   68  0.17  1.75  15.47   92  1962  52  1924  73 *2011  42  1885   10 
 
11   79/58   69  0.18  1.93  15.65   94  1963  58  1931  73  1922  42  1969   11 
12   80/58   69  0.19  2.12  15.84   92  1988  63  1919  74  1886  40  1960   12 
13   80/58   69  0.19  2.31  16.03   93  1962  62 *2014  73  1956  41  1971   13 
14   80/59   69  0.18  2.49  16.21   92  1915  58  2014  70  1963  41  1973   14 
15   80/59   70  0.19  2.68  16.40   91  1990  56  1910  70  1990  38  1973   15 
 
16   80/59   70  0.19  2.87  16.59   93 *2001  57  1945  70  1889  41  1973   16 
17   81/60   70  0.18  3.05  16.77   92 *2001  61 *2014  75  1943  41  1973   17 
18   81/60   70  0.18  3.23  16.95   95  1956  65  1952  73  1898  41  1976   18 
19   81/60   71  0.18  3.41  17.13   96  1956  65  1952  72  2013  45  1894   19 
20   81/61   71  0.19  3.60  17.32   95  2005  66  1892 (76) 1902  40  1894   20 
 
21   82/61   71  0.18  3.78  17.50   93  1962  53  1892  75  1902  44  1894   21 
22   82/61   71  0.18  3.96  17.68   94  1953  61  1953 (76) 1953  42  1892   22 
23   82/61   72  0.18  4.14  17.86   95  2000  64  1963  75  1927  43  1963   23 
24   82/62   72  0.17  4.31  18.03   95  1962  67  1924  74  1953  45  1983   24 
25   83/62   72  0.16  4.47  18.19   95  1964  66  1992  74  1918  47 *2001   25 
 
26   83/62   72  0.17  4.64  18.36   95 *2012  68  1935  73  2000  44  1988   26 
27   83/63   73  0.17  4.81  18.53   95 *2012  62  1976  75  1912  44  1961   27 
28   83/63   73  0.17  4.98  18.70   97  2012  54  1907  75  2006  48  1961   28 
29   84/63   73  0.16  5.14  18.86   98  1951  59  1902 (76) 1945  46  1947   29 
30   84/63   74  0.16  5.30  19.02   97  2003  61  1964  74  1942  45  1947   30 
 
31   84/64   74  0.17  5.47  19.19  (99) 1934  60  1903 (76) 1918  42  1889   31
* Indicates occurrences in previous years     ( ) Indicates monthly extremes
May Monthly Normals 1981-2010:
 
Normal Max Temperature:   80.5F   Monthly Heating Degree Days:         27 
Normal Min Temperature:   59.2F   Season Total Heating Degree Days:  3242 
Normal Mean Temperature:  69.9F   Monthly Cooling Degree Days:        178 
Normal Monthly Rainfall:  5.47"   Season Total Cooling Degree Days:   244 
Normal Monthly Snowfall:   0.0" 
 
May Monthly Records:
 
Warmest Month:  75.8F in 2012     Wettest Month:  13.67" in 1943 
Coolest Month:  63.6F in 1907     Driest Month:    0.38" in 1886
(Monthly normals are computed by adding all of the daily mean data
 and then dividing by the number of days in the month)

 

Updated: June 26, 2017