Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1971
1-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1960
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Feb–Mar 1971
2-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1960
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1900
Jan–Mar 1971
3-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1958
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1990
Ties: 1964, 1979
Dec 1970–Mar 1971
4-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1910
Nov 1970–Mar 1971
5-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1902, 1940, 1977
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1932
Ties: 1924
Oct 1970–Mar 1971
6-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1932
Ties: 1908
Sep 1970–Mar 1971
7-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1932
Ties: 1906, 1908, 1926, 1961, 2015
Aug 1970–Mar 1971
8-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2017
Ties: 1908, 1947, 1956, 1961, 1983, 1984, 2015
Jul 1970–Mar 1971
9-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2017
Ties: 1908, 1917, 1930, 1956
Jun 1970–Mar 1971
10-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1900, 1911, 2015
May 1970–Mar 1971
11-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1912, 1983, 1988
Apr 1970–Mar 1971
12-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1906, 1925, 1944, 1979, 1989, 2015
Oct 1969–Mar 1971
18-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1906, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1980, 1981
Apr 1969–Mar 1971
24-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2017
Ties: 1902
Apr 1968–Mar 1971
36-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1904, 1965, 1978
Apr 1967–Mar 1971
48-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2020
Apr 1966–Mar 1971
60-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/