Climate at a Glance

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1902
1-Month
73.7°F
(23.2°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 1896
Ties: 1899
Apr–May 1902
2-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1961
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 1896
Ties: 1899, 1935, 1960, 1964, 1975, 2016
Mar–May 1902
3-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1960
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2012
Ties: 1897, 1907, 1913, 1964
Feb–May 1902
4-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1895
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1966
Jan–May 1902
5-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1940
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2017
Ties: 1931, 1988
Dec 1901–May 1902
6-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012, 2017
Ties: 1960, 1961
Nov 1901–May 1902
7-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012, 2017
Oct 1901–May 1902
8-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1940, 1977
Sep 1901–May 1902
9-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1958
Aug 1901–May 1902
10-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968, 1977
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1958
Jul 1901–May 1902
11-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1940, 1964
Jun 1901–May 1902
12-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1931, 1964
Dec 1900–May 1902
18-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1902, 1905, 1970
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1905, 1970
Jun 1900–May 1902
24-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest to Date 1969
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1906, 1966
Jun 1899–May 1902
36-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2018, 2019
Ties: 1918, 1981
Jun 1898–May 1902
48-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest to Date 1969, 1970
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2019
Ties: 1917, 1919, 1921, 1931, 1973, 1985
Jun 1897–May 1902
60-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2019
Ties: 1916, 1944, 1986

Citing This Page

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