Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1954

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1954
1-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1896
Ties: 1997
Apr–May 1954
2-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1961
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1896
Ties: 1956, 1994
Mar–May 1954
3-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1960
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1911, 1930, 1949, 1956, 2008
Feb–May 1954
4-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1895
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1909, 1929, 1932, 1975, 2008, 2021
Jan–May 1954
5-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1940
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2017
Ties: 1929, 1930, 1944, 1976, 1986, 1997
Dec 1953–May 1954
6-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1940
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012, 2017
Ties: 1908, 1919, 1955, 2009
Nov 1953–May 1954
7-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1940
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012, 2017
Ties: 1947, 1962, 1985, 1997, 1998
Oct 1953–May 1954
8-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2017
Ties: 1923, 1942, 1946, 2005
Sep 1953–May 1954
9-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2017
Ties: 1943, 1962, 1998, 2005
Aug 1953–May 1954
10-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1968, 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2017
Ties: 1923, 1925, 1953
Jul 1953–May 1954
11-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1968
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2017
Ties: 1908, 1923, 1945, 1985, 2003, 2004
Jun 1953–May 1954
12-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1968
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2017
Ties: 1909, 1921, 1923
Dec 1952–May 1954
18-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1902, 1905, 1970
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2017
Ties: 1923, 2006, 2007
Jun 1952–May 1954
24-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1969
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2017
Ties: 1898, 1928, 1943, 1946, 1949, 1974, 1995
Jun 1951–May 1954
36-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1970
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2018, 2019
Ties: 1927, 1939, 1950, 1974, 1976, 1987, 1999
Jun 1950–May 1954
48-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1969, 1970
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1899, 1924, 1925, 1927, 1930, 1932, 1939, 1947, 1951, 1976, 1989, 1999, 2004
Jun 1949–May 1954
60-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1970
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2020
Ties: 1923, 1929, 1938, 1949, 1952, 1955, 1976, 1990, 1993, 1999, 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 17, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/