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Columbia, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 2000
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1950
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 2000
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1967
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 2011
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1967
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2007, 2015
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1967
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
69.7°F
(20.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1967
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1956, 2001
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1967
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 2012
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1967
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2015
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1967
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2015
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1967
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2016
Ties: 2001
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1967
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2017
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1968
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2017
Ties: 1999
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1967
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2017
Ties: 1990
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1968
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017, 2018
Ties: 2003, 2006, 2011
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1969
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Ties: 2004
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
-99°F
(0.0°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1969
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/