Fort Smith, 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 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 91 1964 (49) 2013 72 1950 35 1954 4
5 78/56 67 0.17 0.88 14.60 92 1952 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 1953 73 1956 41 1971 13
14 80/59 69 0.18 2.49 16.21 92 1915 62 1923 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 1935 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, 1962 Wettest Month: 13.67" in 1943
Coolest Month: 63.6F in 1907 Driest Month: 0.38" in 1886
(Monthly temperature normals are computed by adding all of the daily mean
temperatures and then dividing by the number of days in the month.)

 

Updated: June 6, 2013

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