Average Rainfall for Arkansas in May





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during May at cities, towns and parks in Arkansas.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month along with information on the number of days with wet weather. The count of days includes those when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, Southern, Central and Northern Arkansas.

Northern Arkansas

Average monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Blytheville 5.2 133
9 Eudora 5.0 126
9 Helena 5.2 132
9 Jonesboro 5.1 128
10 Marianna 5.1 130
10 West Memphis 5.5 139

Southern Arkansas

May averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 El Dorado 5.1 128
10 Magnolia 5.1 130
9 Monticello 5.0 128
10 Pine Bluff 4.8 123
11 Texarkana 5.1 129

Central Arkansas

Average amount of rain in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Blue Mountain Lake Dam 5.5 138
11 Fort Smith 5.5 139
12 Hot Springs 6.2 156
10 Lake Ouachita Dam 5.8 148
11 Little Rock 4.9 124
12 Mena 6.8 174
11 North Little Rock 5.0 126
10 Searcy 5.5 140

Northern Arkansas

Precipitation totals for May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Bentonville 5.8 148
12 Eureka Springs 5.1 130
13 Fayetteville 5.2 132
11 Greers Ferry Lake Dam 5.2 133
13 Harrison 4.7 119
12 Mountain Home 4.8 123
10 Mountain View 5.0 127
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

Arkansas Precipitation
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