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Charleston, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1937-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
71.5°F
(21.9°C)
72.9°F
(22.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1954
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1953
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1961
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017, 2019
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1969
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1969
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1987, 2005
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1966
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1969
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1961
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1941, 1980
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1969
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1966
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1969
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1963, 1966, 2001
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1960, 1978, 1981
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1981
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1951, 1961, 1981
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1970
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1963, 1965, 1983
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1976, 1996, 2002, 2004
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018, 2019
Ties: 1945, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1957, 1986, 2001, 2004, 2010
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1969, 1971
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1947, 2005, 2006
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1948, 2000

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