Climate at a Glance

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1922
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1961
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 2003
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931, 2015
Ties: 1902, 1912, 1925, 1942, 1975, 2006, 2013
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007
Ties: 1899, 1915, 1959, 2003
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1961, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1913, 1996
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917, 1976
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1920, 1929, 1930
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1909, 1968, 1983, 1988
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1909, 1968, 1983, 1988
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1950, 1983, 1988
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1901, 1917, 1958, 1963, 1966, 1969
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1902, 1930
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1923, 1953
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1896, 1906, 1913, 1916, 1930, 1940
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968, 1969
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017, 2019
Ties: 1907, 1910, 1920, 1958, 1973, 1976, 1985
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1907, 1915, 1920, 1960, 1984
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969, 1970
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2020
Ties: 1904, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/