Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1896
Ties: 2001
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1961
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1896
Ties: 1927, 1957, 1962, 1998, 2006
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1960
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1925, 1936, 1976, 2003, 2007
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1895
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2012
Ties: 1898, 1910, 1913, 1919, 2007, 2009
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1940
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1900, 1905, 1914, 1934, 1963, 1977, 1979
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1940
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2012, 2017
Ties: 1926, 1963, 1968
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1940
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012, 2017
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1905, 1966
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1968, 1977
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1969, 1978
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1968
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1968
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1905, 1940, 1963
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1902, 1905, 1970
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1902, 1905
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1969
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1964
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018, 2019
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1969, 1970
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019, 2020
Ties: 1969
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/