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Charleston, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1937-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
74.5°F
(23.6°C)
72.9°F
(22.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1954
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1953
Ties: 1959
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1961
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017, 2019
Ties: 1952, 1986, 1996, 2000
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1969
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1944, 1964, 2007
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1969
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1946
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1940
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1969
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1967, 1976
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1940
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1943, 1944, 1973, 1994, 2009
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1969
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1959, 2005
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1969
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1984, 2004, 2009
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 2004, 2009
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1967, 1973, 1998
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1970
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1998, 2014
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1969
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1945, 1951, 2011
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1970
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018, 2019
Ties: 1943, 2006
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1969, 1971
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1946, 1949, 1954, 1976, 1987, 1994, 2000, 2010, 2011
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1970
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1950, 1976, 1994, 2015

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/