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Columbia, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
72.5°F
(22.5°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest to Date 1954
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1953
Ties: 1979, 1980
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1961
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1991
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1960
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1978
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1960
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1961
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1967
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012, 2017
Ties: 1979, 1983, 2010
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1961
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1963, 1984
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1960, 1966, 1980
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1964, 1969, 1988
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1969, 1978
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
30th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1996, 2001, 2014
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest to Date 1969
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1958, 1976, 2001, 2005
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 2002, 2010

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/