Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of April 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1901

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
71.5°F
(21.9°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1899 1896
Ties: 2017
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1961
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1896
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1960
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1895
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1940
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2017
Ties: 1966
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012, 2017
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012, 2017
Ties: 1905, 1981
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1904
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2017
Ties: 1980, 1982, 1993
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1904
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1944, 1967
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1968, 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1911, 1965, 1979, 1992, 1997, 2009, 2013
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1968
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1934, 1992
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1968
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1908, 1944, 1992, 2015
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1902, 1905, 1970
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2017
Ties: 1911, 1924, 1993
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1969
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2017
Ties: 1917, 1951, 1973, 1976, 2010
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2018, 2019
Ties: 1914, 1925, 1930, 1940, 1994, 1997, 2015
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1969, 1970
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2019
Ties: 1910, 1944, 1995, 1997
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1970
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2019
Ties: 1900, 1924, 1932, 1945, 1948, 1951, 1975, 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/