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Columbia, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
73.8°F
(23.2°C)
72.5°F
(22.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1954
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1953
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1961
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1991
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1960
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1985
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1960
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012, 2017
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Ties: 1949
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2012, 2016
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1968
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1968
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1968
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1968
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1968
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1953, 1957, 2003
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1969
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1972, 2002, 2011
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1968
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2018
Ties: 1999, 2004, 2007
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1969
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1975, 1987, 1993, 2006, 2007
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2019
Ties: 1975

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/