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Fayetteville, Arkansas
May Climate Data (Page 1)

 

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    |------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   73/50   61   .20   .20  14.37    87  1959  52  1966  64  1983 (29) 1963    1 
 2   73/50   62   .19   .39  14.56    86  1968  45  2011  68 *2012  33  1970    2 
 3   73/50   62   .20   .59  14.76    88  1952  47  2013  65 *1959  31  2005    3 
 4   73/51   62   .20   .79  14.96    90  1952 (44) 2013  70  1950  30  1954    4 
 5   74/51   62   .20   .99  15.16    89  1952  59  1953  69  2007  31  2013    5 
 
 6   74/51   63   .20  1.19  15.36    87 *2003  58  2006  73  2007  34  1992    6 
 7   74/52   63   .19  1.38  15.55    88  1955  63  1960  68 *2000  33  1992    7 
 8   74/52   63   .19  1.57  15.74    90  1962  59  1972  70  2000  34  1976    8 
 9   75/52   63   .18  1.75  15.92    87  2011  60  1966  71  2003  32  1980    9 
10   75/52   64   .19  1.94  16.11    87 *1973  57  1981  73  2011  36  1997   10 
 
11   75/53   64   .20  2.14  16.31    90  1967  52  1997  70 *2014  34  1952   11 
12   75/53   64   .20  2.34  16.51    86 *1991  61  1971  70 *1970  32  1960   12 
13   75/53   64   .20  2.54  16.71    88  1984  55 *2014  70 *1970  35  1971   13 
14   76/54   65   .21  2.75  16.92    88 *1995  53  2014  68  1962  37 *2000   14 
15   76/54   65   .20  2.95  17.12    86 *1995  56  1983  74  1990  35  1973   15 
 
16   76/54   65   .21  3.16  17.33    88  1988  63 *2016  70  1995  34  2014   16 
17   76/54   65   .20  3.36  17.53    87  2001  60  2014  73  1974  36  2011   17 
18   77/55   66   .19  3.55  17.72    88  1991  56  1952  70  1996  39 *2002   18 
19   77/55   66   .20  3.75  17.92    89  1956  60  1981  71 *2013  38  2002   19 
20   77/55   66   .20  3.95  18.12    89 *2006  62  1967  69  1996  37  1954   20 
 
21   77/55   66   .20  4.15  18.32    89 *1998  62 *2003  70  1953  39  1968   21 
22   77/56   67   .20  4.35  18.52    89  1953  57  1963 (75) 1953  40  1967   22 
23   78/56   67   .20  4.55  18.72    92  1962  59  1963  72  1996  35  1963   23 
24   78/56   67   .20  4.75  18.92    89 *2000  64 *2017  71  1953  41  1983   24 
25   78/57   67   .19  4.94  19.11    91 *2006  61  2003  71 *1989  40 *2001   25 
 
26   78/57   68   .19  5.13  19.30    90 *2012  61  1979  71  1997  38  1988   26 
27   79/57   68   .19  5.32  19.49    91  2012  58  1976  69  2012  37  1961   27 
28   79/57   68   .19  5.51  19.68    91  2012  52  1992  72  2006  44  1961   28 
29   79/58   68   .18  5.69  19.86    92  2012  65 *1992  72  2011  41  1952   29 
30   79/58   69   .17  5.86  20.03   (93) 1977  59  1964  73  1989  40  1984   30 
 
31   80/58   69   .18  6.04  20.21    91  1951  66  1964  72  1991  42  1984   31 

* Indicates occurrences in previous years     ( ) Indicates monthly extremes
May Monthly Normals 1981-2010:
 
Normal Max Temperature:   76.1F   Monthly Heating Degree Days:        84 
Normal Min Temperature:   54.0F   Season Total Heating Degree Days: 4182 
Normal Mean Temperature:  65.1F   Monthly Cooling Degree Days:        85 
Normal Monthly Rainfall:  6.04"   Season Total Cooling Degree Days:  113 
Normal Monthly Snowfall:   0.0"
May Monthly Records:
Warmest Month:  71.8F in 1962     Wettest Month:  13.39" in 1957
Coolest Month:  60.1F in 1976     Driest Month:    1.05" in 2012
                                  Most Snowfall:   0.5"  in 2013
(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 27, 2017