Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1899, 2005
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1997
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1947, 1953
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1931, 2015
Ties: 1999
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2007
Ties: 1912, 1923, 1938, 1951, 1982
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1902, 1984
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1902, 1922, 1973, 1999, 2004, 2006
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917, 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1977, 1982
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1976
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2015
Ties: 1911, 1921, 1985, 2004, 2020
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2015
Ties: 1900, 1908, 1925, 1977, 1991, 2010
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2016
Ties: 1911, 1938, 1939, 1946, 1985
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1901, 1917, 1958, 1963, 1966, 1969
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2017
Ties: 1925, 1939
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1968
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2017
Ties: 1922, 1990, 1998, 2011
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1969
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2017
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1968, 1969
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017, 2019
Ties: 1932, 1939, 1946, 1955, 1987, 2003, 2004, 2011
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1969
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1992
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1969, 1970
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Ties: 2015

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/