Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2015
Ties: 1970
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2015
Ties: 2008
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1928, 1936, 1961, 1964
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931, 2015
Ties: 1895, 1905, 1928, 1979
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2007
Ties: 1980
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1905, 1918, 1979
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1905, 1938, 2003
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917, 1976
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1947, 1957, 1958, 1964, 1996
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1914, 1935, 1944, 1996
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1915, 1947, 1958, 1961, 1996, 2013
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1979, 1981
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1901, 1917, 1958, 1963, 1966, 1969
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1904, 1968
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1968
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1969
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1896, 1906, 1913, 1916, 1930, 1972
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1968, 1969
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017, 2019
Ties: 1945, 1948, 1952, 2010
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1969
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1898, 1908, 1913, 1926, 1930, 1937, 1942, 1944, 1974, 1989
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1969, 1970
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1928, 1941, 1975, 1987, 1988, 1989

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/