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Columbia, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
72.5°F
(22.5°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1954
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1953
Ties: 1997
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1961
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1991
Ties: 1984
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1996
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012, 2017
Ties: 1985, 1995
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1962, 1975
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 2002
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1950, 2006
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1974, 2002, 2011
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018
Ties: 1959, 1989, 2015
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1973, 1985, 1996
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1967, 1980

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