Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
72.7°F
(22.6°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1896
Ties: 2012
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
68.1°F
(20.1°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1961
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1896
Ties: 1947, 1948
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1960
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1899, 1998
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1895
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1911, 1930, 1997
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1940
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1965
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1940
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012, 2017
Ties: 1956
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1940
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012, 2017
Ties: 1897, 1944, 1992
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1928, 1934, 1967, 1973, 1979, 2003, 2014
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1906, 1973, 2014
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1968, 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1920, 1975
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1968
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1911, 1947
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1968
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1912, 1930, 1947, 1962, 1965, 1989, 1998
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1902, 1905, 1970
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1979, 1980
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1969
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1931, 1965, 1971, 1981
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1970
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018, 2019
Ties: 1911, 1926, 1973
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1969, 1970
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019, 2020
Ties: 1903, 1941
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1970
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1911, 1913, 1940, 1941, 1943, 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/