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Charleston, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1937-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
73.8°F
(23.2°C)
72.9°F
(22.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1954
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1953
Ties: 1964, 2016
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1961
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017, 2019
Ties: 2002, 2014
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1969
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1969
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 2001
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1969
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1959, 1994, 2011
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1940
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1984
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1969
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1979, 1994, 2003, 2004, 2013
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1969
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1959, 2013
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1959, 1975, 1997, 1998, 2014
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1944, 1965, 1975
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1970
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1969
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1985, 1994, 2005, 2010, 2014
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1970
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018, 2019
Ties: 1973, 1989, 2002, 2015
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1969, 1971
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1944, 1999, 2001
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1970
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1988, 2000

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