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Columbia, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
72.5°F
(22.5°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1954
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1953
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1961
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1991
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1979
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012, 2017
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1983, 2001, 2003
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1967, 1983, 2001, 2010
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 2010
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1967, 2001
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1968
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1963
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1968
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1964
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1971, 1989
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1952, 1985, 1996, 1998, 2010
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2019
Ties: 1972, 1985, 1996
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2019
Ties: 1963

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