Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 2015
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1958
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1990
Ties: 1964, 1971
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1896, 1906, 2001
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1902, 1940, 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1910, 1967
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1955, 1967
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1917, 1930, 1938, 1947
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1938, 1953, 1962, 1998
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1911, 1919, 1926, 1998, 2004, 2009
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1919
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1899, 2004, 2015
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1906, 1925, 1944, 1971, 1989, 2015
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1919
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1969
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1904, 1911, 1925, 1961, 1985
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1906, 1964
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1970
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1961, 1963
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1908, 1963, 1982, 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/