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Columbia, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1981
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-5.9°F
(-3.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-6.2°F
(-3.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1990
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1949
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1949
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968, 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1958
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1998
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1973, 2001, 2004
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1968
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1969
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969, 1970
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1964, 1982
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1981, 1983
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1970
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1973, 1977, 1997

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/