Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Ties: 1975, 2009
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Ties: 1918, 1927, 1973
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931, 2015
Ties: 1919
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2007
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1986
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 2019
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
70.1°F
(21.2°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917, 1976
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1931, 1941, 1986
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Ties: 2015
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1901, 1917, 1958, 1963, 1966, 1969
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1933, 2007
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1968
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1969
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2016
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1968, 1969
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017, 2019
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1969
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1969, 1970
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

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