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Columbia, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
75.1°F
(23.9°C)
72.5°F
(22.5°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1954
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1953
Ties: 1975, 1996
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1961
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1991
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1996, 1999
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1960
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1978
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1963, 2010, 2014
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1978
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012, 2017
Ties: 1996
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1978
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1982
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1997, 1998
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1968
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1954, 1994, 2004, 2011, 2013
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1968
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1953, 1954, 1965, 2003, 2005, 2015
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1985, 2007, 2011
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1968
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1986
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 2007, 2009
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1969
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1975, 1999, 2007
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1968
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1954, 2001
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1969
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1974, 1975, 1993, 2006, 2007
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1988

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