Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1939, 1953, 1959, 1965
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1972
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2015
Ties: 1928, 1936, 1940, 1964
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1931, 2015
Ties: 1915, 1923, 1934
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2007
Ties: 1918, 1954, 1987, 2009, 2013
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1972, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1976
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1908, 1918, 1952, 1983
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917, 1976
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1914, 1924, 1935, 1945, 1955, 1960
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1976
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1910, 1992
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1915, 1940, 1947, 1958, 1996, 2013
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2016
Ties: 1930, 1974, 1997
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1901, 1917, 1958, 1963, 1966, 1969
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1964
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1968
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1924, 1970, 1988, 1996
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1969
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1902, 1905, 1966
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1968, 1969
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017, 2019
Ties: 1918, 1971
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1969
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1964, 1971, 1979, 1981
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1969, 1970
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2020
Ties: 1906, 1917, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/