Climate at a Glance

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1974
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1918, 1927, 2018
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931, 2015
Ties: 2001
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007
Ties: 1926
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1911, 1925, 1934, 2006
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1902, 1922, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917, 1976
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1898, 1932, 1939, 1946, 1948, 1959, 1975, 1984, 1999, 2006, 2009, 2014
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1938, 1951, 1975, 1984, 2008
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1978
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1899, 1942, 1955, 1984, 2003, 2014
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1901, 1917, 1958, 1963, 1966, 1969
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2017
Ties: 1899, 1923, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1942, 1951, 1993, 2010
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1907, 1908, 1916, 1941, 1943, 1948, 1950, 1995, 2009, 2010
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1920, 1948, 1971, 1993, 2014
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1968, 1969
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017, 2019
Ties: 1907, 1910, 1920, 1958, 1972, 1976, 1985
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1901, 1958, 1977, 1997
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969, 1970
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2020
Ties: 1903, 1916, 1920

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 10, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/