Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
75.4°F
(24.1°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
5.1°F
(2.8°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 1933 1896
Ties: 1933, 2019
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1961
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1908 1896
Ties: 2004
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1921, 2000
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1895
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1908, 1918, 1939
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1940
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1950
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1940
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2012, 2017
Ties: 1909, 1913, 1922, 1938, 1939, 1952
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1940
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012, 2017
Ties: 2006
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1921, 1945, 2004
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1929, 2004
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1968, 1977
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1923, 1925, 1954
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1968
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1921, 1929, 1943
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1968
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1939, 1972, 1990, 2007
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1902, 1905, 1970
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1939
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1969
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1922, 1923, 1987, 2009
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1970
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2018, 2019
Ties: 1908, 1936, 1986
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1969, 1970
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2019, 2020
Ties: 1922, 1928, 1929, 1937, 1938, 1946, 1949, 1956, 1974, 1975, 1987, 1988
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1970
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1937, 1957, 1991, 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/