Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1921
1-Month
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1896
Ties: 2005
Apr–May 1921
2-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1961
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1919 1896
Ties: 1917, 2007, 2013
Mar–May 1921
3-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1960
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1908 2012
Ties: 1953, 2000
Feb–May 1921
4-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1895
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2012
Ties: 1957, 1986
Jan–May 1921
5-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1940
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2006
Dec 1920–May 1921
6-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1940
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1913 2012, 2017
Ties: 1937, 1945, 1972, 1975, 2000
Nov 1920–May 1921
7-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1940
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1913 2012, 2017
Ties: 1907, 1937, 1938, 1952, 1975, 1976, 2004
Oct 1920–May 1921
8-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1904
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2017
Ties: 1945, 1953, 2004
Sep 1920–May 1921
9-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1904
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Ties: 1907, 1909, 1942, 1945, 1946, 2007
Aug 1920–May 1921
10-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1968, 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Ties: 1896, 1946, 1985
Jul 1920–May 1921
11-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1968
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Ties: 1929, 1943, 1953
Jun 1920–May 1921
12-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1968
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1916 2017
Ties: 1909, 1923, 1954
Dec 1919–May 1921
18-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1902, 1905, 1970
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2017
Ties: 1900, 1903, 1936, 1940, 1997
Jun 1919–May 1921
24-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1969
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1913 2017
Ties: 1930, 1937, 1972, 1988
Jun 1918–May 1921
36-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1970
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1913 2018, 2019
Ties: 1910, 1989, 1990
Jun 1917–May 1921
48-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1969, 1970
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1919 2019, 2020
Ties: 1902, 1917, 1919, 1931, 1973, 1985
Jun 1916–May 1921
60-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1970
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2020
Ties: 1907, 1961, 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/