Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1945
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1910, 1944, 1950
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931, 2015
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2007
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1903, 2000
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1909, 1955, 1989
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917, 1976
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1904, 1937, 1950, 1969, 1992
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1913, 1924, 1930, 1962
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1914, 1989, 1997
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1940, 1979
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1901, 1917, 1958, 1963, 1966, 1969
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1924, 1988
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1902, 1905
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1969
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1918, 1970, 1979
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968, 1969
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017, 2019
Ties: 1904, 1960, 1962, 1965, 1966
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1969
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 1961, 1964, 1971, 1979
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1969, 1970
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1918, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/