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Columbia, South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1948-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
75.4°F
(24.1°C)
72.5°F
(22.5°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1954
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1953
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1961
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2010 1991
Ties: 1955
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
4.9°F
(2.7°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1960
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
4.4°F
(2.4°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1960
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1978
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1978
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2017
Ties: 2017
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1978
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1974, 2016
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1968
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1968
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1968
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1968
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1968
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2017
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1969
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2019
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1968
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1969
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2019
Ties: 2008, 2013, 2014
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1970
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 2016

Citing This Page

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