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Columbia, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
72.5°F
(22.5°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1954
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1953
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1961
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Ties: 1962, 2000
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Ties: 1949, 2008, 2014
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1977
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012, 2017
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1961
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1970, 1971, 1983, 1996, 2001
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1996
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1971, 1996, 2010
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 2001, 2014
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1969
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1970
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1964, 1965, 1977, 1982
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1969
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1979
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019

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