Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1896
Ties: 1954
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1961
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1896
Ties: 1907
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1960
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1952, 1975, 2018
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1895
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1911, 1930, 1959
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1940
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1929, 1930, 1944, 1954, 1976, 1986
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1940
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012, 2017
Ties: 1907, 1985
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1940
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012, 2017
Ties: 1947, 1954, 1962, 1985, 1998
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1896, 1962
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1919, 1948, 1965, 2015
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1968, 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1901, 1911, 1965, 1979, 1992, 2009, 2013
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1968
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1919, 1930, 1938, 1962, 1979, 1989, 2009, 2015
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1968
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1919, 1926, 1979, 2013
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1902, 1905, 1970
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1900, 1903, 1921, 1936, 1940
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1969
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1993
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1970
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018, 2019
Ties: 1901, 1914, 1925, 1930, 1940, 1994, 2015
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1969, 1970
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1901, 1910, 1944, 1995
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1970
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019
Ties: 1909, 1912, 1922, 1931, 1942, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/