Climate at a Glance

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1897
1-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Nov–Dec 1897
2-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1919, 1924, 1957, 1977, 1991
Oct–Dec 1897
3-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1948
Sep–Dec 1897
4-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931, 2015
Ties: 1936
Aug–Dec 1897
5-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2007
Ties: 1896, 1906, 1934, 2004
Jul–Dec 1897
6-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1896, 1922, 1942, 1946, 2004
Jun–Dec 1897
7-Month
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1976
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1926, 1936, 1956, 1978, 2010
May–Dec 1897
8-Month
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917, 1976
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1922, 1925, 1953, 1978, 1993, 2005, 2012
Apr–Dec 1897
9-Month
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1926, 1953, 1959
Mar–Dec 1897
10-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1899, 1970, 2001
Feb–Dec 1897
11-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2016
Ties: 1919, 1948
Jan–Dec 1897
12-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1901, 1917, 1958, 1963, 1966, 1969
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2017
Ties: 1908, 2008
Jul 1896–Dec 1897
18-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
94th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2017
Ties: 1898, 1900, 1911, 1934, 1946, 1952, 1954, 1987, 1994, 2004
Jan 1896–Dec 1897
24-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1969
27th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1950, 1953, 1987
Jan 1895–Dec 1897
36-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968, 1969
79th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017, 2019
Ties: 1912, 1924, 1926, 1941, 1944, 1994, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/