Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1896
Ties: 1923, 1924, 1925, 1928, 2013
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1961
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1914, 1916, 1945, 1999, 2000, 2018
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Ties: 1943, 1962
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1895
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1907, 1936, 1992, 2010
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1961
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012, 2017
Ties: 1905, 1912
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012, 2017
Ties: 1901, 1905
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1964
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1951, 1961, 1988
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1968, 1977
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1983, 1988, 1996
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1899, 1971, 2010
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1956, 1971, 1982, 1988, 2001
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1902, 1905, 1970
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1931, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1984
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1969
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1931, 1959, 1965, 1971
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1970
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018, 2019
Ties: 1902, 1918
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1969, 1970
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1918, 1965, 1979, 1983
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 1967, 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/