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Charleston, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1937-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
75.4°F
(24.1°C)
72.9°F
(22.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1954
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1953
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1961
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017, 2019
Ties: 1945
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1969
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2012
Ties: 1997
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1969
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2012
Ties: 1952, 1959, 1962
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1940
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2017
Ties: 2016
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1969
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1940
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1969
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1945, 1946, 1962, 1997
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1969
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1967, 1985, 1997, 2003
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1948, 1959, 1975, 1997, 2014
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1967, 1973, 1984, 1997
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1956, 1967, 1973
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1970
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1956, 2014
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1969
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1979
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1970
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2018, 2019
Ties: 1980
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969, 1971
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1958, 1977
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1970
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1943, 1958, 1986, 1996, 1997, 2005

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