Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1900, 1902, 1921, 2011
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931, 2015
Ties: 1927, 2017
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2007
Ties: 1911, 1984, 2017
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1985, 1999
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1897, 1926, 1936, 1956, 2010
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917, 1976
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1897, 1922, 1925, 1953, 1993, 2005, 2012
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1902, 1936, 1956, 1970, 1971, 1999
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1973
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1913, 1929
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1901, 1917, 1958, 1963, 1966, 1969
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1910, 1912
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1930, 1980, 1982
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1969
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1901, 1924, 1958, 1960, 1965, 1982, 1984
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968, 1969
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1980
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1969
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1969, 1970
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1944

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/