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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