Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
71.8°F
(22.1°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 1896
Ties: 1908, 1911, 1912, 1952
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1961
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1896
Ties: 1898, 1937, 1939, 1968, 2003
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1968
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1895
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1917, 1942, 1973
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1936, 1984, 2010
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012, 2017
Ties: 1906, 1910
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012, 2017
Ties: 1994
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1948, 1992
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1908, 1925, 1930, 1934, 1947, 2011
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1968, 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1897, 1908, 1930, 1948, 1962, 1994, 1998, 2005
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1896, 1909, 1946, 1976, 1994
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1903, 1913, 1942
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1902, 1905, 1970
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1909, 1927, 1928, 1938, 1945
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1969
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2017
Ties: 1922, 1923, 1953, 2009
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018, 2019
Ties: 1927, 1939, 1950, 1954, 1974, 1976, 1999
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1969, 1970
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1922, 1928, 1929, 1937, 1938, 1946, 1949, 1953, 1956, 1974, 1975, 1988
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1910, 1928, 1958, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/