Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1951
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1922, 1984
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1906, 1916, 1993
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931, 2015
Ties: 1953, 1965
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2007
Ties: 1918, 1954, 1961, 2009, 2013
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1951, 1982
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1946, 1977, 2008, 2012
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917, 1976
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1970, 1991
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1976
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1915, 1982, 1993, 1994, 2009
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1918, 1959, 1971, 1995, 2003
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1926, 1952, 1971, 1995
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1901, 1917, 1958, 1963, 1966, 1969
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1918, 1943, 1970, 2013
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1968
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1900, 1911, 1934, 1946, 1952, 1954, 1994, 2004
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1897, 1950, 1953
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968, 1969
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017, 2019
Ties: 1932, 1939, 1946, 1955, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2011
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1969
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2019
Ties: 1922, 1936, 1939, 1949, 1952, 1957, 1991, 1999
Jan 1983–Dec 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: 1985 1969, 1970
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2020
Ties: 1928, 1940, 1941, 1975, 1988, 1989

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/