Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1895
1-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
104th Warmest Warmest to Date 1896
Ties: 1940, 1973, 1988
Apr–May 1895
2-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest to Date 1961
108th Warmest Warmest to Date 1896
Ties: 1923, 1972
Mar–May 1895
3-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest to Date 1960
113th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1969
Feb–May 1895
4-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1895
125th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1895
5-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
124th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1958

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/