Climate at a Glance

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
73.7°F
(23.2°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1896
Ties: 1902
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1961
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1896
Ties: 1902, 1935, 1960, 1964, 1975, 2016
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1960
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1959, 1998
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1895
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1984
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1940
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012, 2017
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012, 2017
Ties: 1900, 1914
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1941, 1984, 1996
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1900, 1971, 2001
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1968, 1977
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1910, 1971, 1984
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1971, 1981, 2010
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1911, 1920, 2010
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest to Date 1902, 1905, 1970
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1942, 1944, 1972, 1994, 2001, 2010, 2015
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest to Date 1969
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1909, 1913, 1944, 1945, 1990, 2004, 2005, 2011
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018, 2019
Ties: 1924, 1932, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1956, 1975, 2003, 2005, 2011
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest to Date 1969, 1970
47th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1924, 1925, 1927, 1930, 1932, 1939, 1947, 1951, 1954, 1976, 1989, 1999, 2004

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/