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Columbia, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
75.9°F
(24.4°C)
72.4°F
(22.4°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1954
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1953
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
69.8°F
(21.0°C)
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1961
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 1991
Ties: 1959, 1977
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1960
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1982
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1960
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2012
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1958
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2017
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1958
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2012, 2017
Ties: 1972, 2006
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1958
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 2013
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1958
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1953, 1962, 1997
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1968
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1994, 1997, 2003, 2015
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1968
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1968
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1989, 1997
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1968
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2017
Ties: 1962
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1968
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 2005, 2010, 2011, 2015
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1968, 1969
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1996, 2010
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1968
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2018
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1969
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1988
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-99°F
(0.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1990 1970
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2019
Ties: 1954, 1990

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