Climate at a Glance

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1934, 1951, 1969, 1983, 2007
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1961
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1919, 1950, 1979
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1917, 1951, 1988
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1895
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1924, 1971
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1940
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1940
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2017
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1940
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2017
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1931
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968, 1977
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1969, 1970
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1905, 1951
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1915
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1902, 1905, 1970
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1904, 1918
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1969
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018, 2019
Ties: 1966
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969, 1970
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019, 2020
Ties: 1963
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1915, 1920, 1960

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/