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Columbia, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
74.2°F
(23.4°C)
72.5°F
(22.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1954
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1953
Ties: 1952, 1977, 2011
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1961
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1991
Ties: 2015
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1960
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 2003
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1960
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1975, 1997
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1978
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1986, 1994, 2004, 2008
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012, 2017
Ties: 2005, 2014
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1978
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1998, 2013
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1982, 2003, 2009
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1968
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1968
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1998
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1968
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 2004
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1968
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1997
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1988, 1993
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1969
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1980, 1993
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1968
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2018
Ties: 1972, 1989, 2015
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest to Date 1969
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2019
Ties: 1995, 1998
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1970
-- -- 2019
Ties: 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958

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