Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1943
1-Month
72.0°F
(22.2°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1896
Ties: 1996
Apr–May 1943
2-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1961
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1896
Ties: 2009
Mar–May 1943
3-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1960
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1962, 1981
Feb–May 1943
4-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1895
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan–May 1943
5-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1940
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1917, 1956, 1962, 1967
Dec 1942–May 1943
6-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1940
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012, 2017
Ties: 1967, 1973
Nov 1942–May 1943
7-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1940
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012, 2017
Ties: 1955, 2005, 2009
Oct 1942–May 1943
8-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1930, 1938, 1955, 1975
Sep 1942–May 1943
9-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1954, 1962, 1998, 2005
Aug 1942–May 1943
10-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1968, 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1919, 1934
Jul 1942–May 1943
11-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1968
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1921, 1929, 1953
Jun 1942–May 1943
12-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1968
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1896, 1945, 1976
Dec 1941–May 1943
18-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1902, 1905, 1970
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1998, 2005, 2011
Jun 1941–May 1943
24-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1969
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1898, 1928, 1946, 1949, 1954, 1974, 1995
Jun 1940–May 1943
36-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1970
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018, 2019
Ties: 1900, 1913, 1938, 1948, 1995, 1996
Jun 1939–May 1943
48-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1969, 1970
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019, 2020
Ties: 1908, 1912, 1914, 1916, 1942
Jun 1938–May 1943
60-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1970
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2020
Ties: 1911, 1913, 1940, 1941, 1959, 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/