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Charleston, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
8.3°F
(4.6°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1989
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 2000
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1998
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1973
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
72.4°F
(22.4°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 2007
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
72.3°F
(22.4°C)
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 2007
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
71.3°F
(21.8°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Ties: 2009
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1990, 2018
Ties: 1939, 1953, 2003, 2009
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1940, 1969
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1990
Ties: 1938, 1939, 1945, 1954, 1973, 1994, 1999, 2008
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968, 1969
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016, 2017
Ties: 1985
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017, 2018
Ties: 1942, 1947, 1957
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018, 2019
Ties: 1942, 1959, 1978, 1980, 1983
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1960, 1962
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969, 1970
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2019
Ties: 1961

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