Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1896
Ties: 1909
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1961
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1896
Ties: 2008
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1960
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1902, 1907, 1913, 1964
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1895
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 2006
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1940
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2017
Ties: 1985, 2003, 2005
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012, 2017
Ties: 1982, 2001
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012, 2017
Ties: 1944, 1959, 1992
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2017
Ties: 1911, 1944, 1989, 1994, 2009, 2011
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2017
Ties: 1920, 1928, 2009
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1968, 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2017
Ties: 1908, 1930, 1948, 1962, 1987, 1994, 1998, 2005
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2017
Ties: 1925, 1998, 2005, 2013
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2017
Ties: 1925, 1929, 1934, 1985, 2003, 2005, 2009
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1902, 1905, 1970
42nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1908, 1926
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest to Date 1969
39th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1908, 1957, 2002

Citing This Page

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