Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
78.2°F
(25.7°C)
78.7°F
(25.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1969
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2007
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1915, 1917, 1921, 1939, 1973
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
78.8°F
(26.0°C)
79.3°F
(26.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1967
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1908, 1917, 1921, 1969, 1973, 2014
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
78.6°F
(25.9°C)
78.5°F
(25.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1967
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2010
Ties: 1905, 1944, 1945, 1959, 1969, 1970, 2004, 2014
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
76.0°F
(24.4°C)
76.5°F
(24.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1967
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2010
Ties: 1907, 1909, 1919, 1921, 1968, 1985
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
72.8°F
(22.7°C)
73.5°F
(23.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1961
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2010
Ties: 1901, 1917, 1983
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1971
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1926, 1984
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1895
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011, 2016
Ties: 1904, 1924, 1967
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1904, 1940
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1904
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1904, 1940
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1904
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1904
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016, 2017
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1904
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1915, 1958, 1969
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1968
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1951, 1973
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1969
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1910, 1972, 1988, 1993, 2014
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1970
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1910, 1914, 1926, 1994, 1996, 1997
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1969, 1970
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1901, 1944, 1947, 1986, 1990, 1995, 1998
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1970
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1909, 1910, 1941

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/