Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
79.8°F
(26.6°C)
78.7°F
(25.9°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1969
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2007
Ties: 1936, 1993
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
80.1°F
(26.7°C)
79.3°F
(26.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1967
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1941, 1988, 2018
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
79.2°F
(26.2°C)
78.5°F
(25.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1967
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2010
Ties: 1941, 1983
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
77.3°F
(25.2°C)
76.4°F
(24.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1967
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2010
Ties: 1941
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
73.9°F
(23.3°C)
73.5°F
(23.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1961
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2010
Ties: 1897, 1944, 1945, 1957, 2001, 2007, 2008
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
70.5°F
(21.4°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1971
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1913, 1929, 1944, 2003
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1895
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2011, 2016
Ties: 1908, 1918, 1933, 1949, 1957, 1995
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1940
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1948, 2001, 2009
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904, 1940
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1946, 1965, 1992, 2014
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904, 1940
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1917, 1973, 1980, 1983, 2014
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016, 2017
Ties: 1973, 1980, 1983
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1944, 1973, 1997
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1968
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1896, 1907, 1911
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1969
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1917, 1925, 1929, 1942, 1948, 1976
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1970
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1899, 1909, 1924, 1929, 1936, 1943, 1945, 1953, 2003, 2005
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1969, 1970
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1928, 1930, 1938, 1939, 1946, 1976, 1989, 1999, 2004
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1970
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2020
Ties: 1925, 1933, 1950, 1954, 1957, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2001

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 1, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/