Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
69.7°F
(20.9°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1896
Ties: 1904, 1906
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1961
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 1896
Ties: 1900, 1925, 1952, 1967, 1996
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1960
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1905, 1935
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1895
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1896, 1922, 1976, 2000
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1940
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1957
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1940
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012, 2017
Ties: 1898, 1923, 1930, 1944, 1965
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1940
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012, 2017
Ties: 1898, 1930, 1945, 1989
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1904
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1923, 1942, 1954, 2005
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1904
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1907, 1909, 1921, 1942, 1945, 2007
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1968, 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1896, 1921, 1985
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1968
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1896, 1909, 1976, 1987, 1994
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1968
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1907, 1916, 1994, 1995
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1902, 1905, 1970
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1935, 1957, 1975, 1976, 1990
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1969
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Ties: 1898, 1928, 1943, 1949, 1954, 1974, 1995
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1970
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2018, 2019
Ties: 1909, 1928, 1945, 1951, 1988, 1993
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1969, 1970
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2019
Ties: 1922, 1928, 1929, 1937, 1938, 1949, 1953, 1956, 1974, 1975, 1987, 1988
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1970
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1933, 1934, 1939, 1950, 1956, 1992, 1994, 1995, 2001, 2004

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/