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Columbia, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
72.2°F
(22.3°C)
72.4°F
(22.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1954
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1953
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1961
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1991
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1960
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1959
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1960
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012, 2017
Ties: 1970
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1973, 1983, 2001
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1959, 1982, 2009
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1968
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1975, 1989, 1997, 1998, 2015
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1968
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1953, 1954, 1965, 1987, 2005, 2015
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1968
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1968
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 2015
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1968
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2017
Ties: 1953, 1957, 1974
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1969
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1953, 2009
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1968
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Ties: 1952, 2006
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1969
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2019
Ties: 1953, 2001, 2005, 2010
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1970
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 2013, 2015

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