Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1902, 1992
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 2016
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 2001
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931, 2015
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2007
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1990
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1921
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917, 1976
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1902, 1919, 1921, 1936, 2004, 2017
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1911, 1921, 1985, 2002, 2004
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 2017
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1901, 1917, 1958, 1963, 1966, 1969
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
65.8°F
(18.8°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1968
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1969
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1968, 1969
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017, 2019
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1969
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 2018
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1969, 1970
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/