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Columbia, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
78.0°F
(25.6°C)
72.5°F
(22.5°C)
5.5°F
(3.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1954
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1953
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1961
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 1991
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1948, 1970, 1986
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1957, 2019
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2012, 2017
Ties: 2008
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1986, 2000
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1968
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1968
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1954, 1965, 1987, 2003, 2005, 2015
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1968
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1989, 2013
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1968
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1994
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1968
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1957, 1974, 2003
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1969
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 2003, 2009
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
39th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2018
Ties: 1986, 1988, 1993, 2005
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest to Date 1969
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 2001, 2003, 2005, 2010
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
54th Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1991, 2008, 2009, 2014

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