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Columbia, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
71.3°F
(21.8°C)
72.5°F
(22.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1954
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1953
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1961
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Ties: 1982, 1990
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1960
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1951
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1980
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2017
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1958
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1964
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1951, 1969
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1967, 1969, 1977, 1980
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1969
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1961, 1966, 1967
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1970
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1960, 1961, 1977, 1985

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