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Columbia, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
72.4°F
(22.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1954
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1953
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1961
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1991
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1993
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1958
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1958
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012, 2017
Ties: 1951
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1958
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1958
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1980, 1981
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1970, 1981
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1982
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1981
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1956
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1973, 1989
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968, 1969
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2017
Ties: 1960
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1964, 1965, 1967
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1968
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
-99°F
(0.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019

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