Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
69.3°F
(20.7°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1896
Ties: 1910, 1963
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1961
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1896
Ties: 1899, 1902, 1935, 1964, 1975, 2016
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1960
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1895
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1940
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1940
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012, 2017
Ties: 1902, 1961
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1940
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012, 2017
Ties: 1915, 1918, 1964, 1968
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1926, 1963
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1904
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1905, 1936, 1966
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1968, 1977
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1936, 1982
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1968
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1936
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1968
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1951, 1980
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1902, 1905, 1970
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1931, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1981, 1984
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1969
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1979, 1980, 1982
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1906 1970
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018, 2019
Ties: 1904, 1964, 1965
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1969, 1970
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1915
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1970
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1915, 1920, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/