Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
75.2°F
(24.0°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
4.9°F
(2.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1896
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1961
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1896
Ties: 1927, 1957, 1970, 1998, 2006
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1960
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1943, 1981
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1895
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1940
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1917, 1943, 1956, 1967
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1940
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012, 2017
Ties: 1948, 2004
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1940
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012, 2017
Ties: 1947, 1954, 1985, 1997, 1998
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1904
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1896, 1997
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1943, 1954, 1998, 2005
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1968, 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1897, 1908, 1930, 1948, 1987, 1994, 1998, 2005
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1968
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1919, 1930, 1938, 1979, 1989, 1997, 2009, 2015
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1968
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1912, 1930, 1947, 1959, 1965, 1989, 1998
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1902, 1905, 1970
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1931, 1960, 1963, 1965, 1981, 1984
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1969
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1903, 1911
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1970
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2018, 2019
Ties: 1920, 1961, 1983, 1984
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1969, 1970
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019, 2020
Ties: 1982
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1970
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2020
Ties: 1918, 1965, 1979, 1984

Citing This Page

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