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Charleston, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1937-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
71.8°F
(22.1°C)
72.9°F
(22.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1954
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1953
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1961
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017, 2019
Ties: 1966, 1972
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1969
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1969
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1978, 1980, 1993
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1940
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1970, 1987
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1951, 1987, 1996, 2010
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1940
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1951, 1961, 1982
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1960, 1961
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1993
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1993
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1978
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1967
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1965, 1966, 1981
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018, 2019
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1969, 1971
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1969
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1969

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