Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1908
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1990
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1897
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1931, 2015
Ties: 1896, 1938, 1939, 1951, 1991, 2014
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2007
Ties: 1895, 1928, 1932, 1939, 1947, 1949, 1977, 2008
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1939, 1959, 1975, 2003
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1976
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1906, 1982, 1994, 2009
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917, 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1898, 1932, 1939, 1946, 1959, 1973, 1975, 1984, 1999, 2006, 2009, 2014
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1976
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2015
Ties: 1899
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1911, 1936
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Ties: 1897, 1919
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1901, 1917, 1958, 1963, 1966, 1969
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1898, 1913, 1994
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1968
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1907, 1908, 1916, 1941, 1943, 1950, 1973, 1995, 2009, 2010
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1969
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1920, 1971, 1973, 1993, 2014
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1968, 1969
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017, 2019
Ties: 1940, 1945, 1952, 2010
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1969
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1899, 1923, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1946, 1951, 1953, 2003
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1969, 1970
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1929, 1946, 1992, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/