Little Rock Weather In May
The highest recorded temperature for Little Rock for the past 69 years in May was 98 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently encountered on May 12, 1998, while the regular high temperature is 81. The lowest documented temperature for Little Rock for the past 69 years in May was 39 most recently encountered on May 1, 1903, and the average low daily temperature is 59.
United States National Weather Service historical Little Rock May Weather data shows that on May 1, 1994, the high temperature did not exceed 52 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Little Rock in the past 69 years. Weather Service records additionally indicate that on May 21, 1902, the low for the day was not measured below 78 degrees, the highest low temperature recorded in Little Rock in the last 69 years.
NWS data indicates that the daily high temperature in Little Rock on May First averages 75 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the last day of May averages 85 degrees. The daily low temperature in Little Rock on May First averages 56 degrees Fahrenheit and the low on the last day of May averages 65 degrees.
Little Rock normally receives an average of 5.05 inches of rain during May. May Little Rock Weather records indicated that on May 26, 1955 Little Rock received 7.68 inches of precipitation, the most rain recorded in a single day in May.