Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
8.6°F
(4.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1931, 2015
Ties: 2004
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2007
Ties: 1946, 1999
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1926, 1936, 2001
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1897, 1926, 1936, 1978, 2010
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
68.8°F
(20.4°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917, 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1899, 1971, 1985
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1976
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2015
Ties: 1902, 1936, 1970, 1971, 1978, 1999
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1902, 1905, 1934, 1939, 1953, 1994
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Ties: 1931, 2001
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1901, 1917, 1958, 1963, 1966, 1969
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1975, 2005
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1968
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1926, 1931, 1937, 1955, 1971, 2000, 2003, 2013
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1969
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1900, 1919, 1928, 1938, 1952, 1974, 1992, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2009
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1968, 1969
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017, 2019
Ties: 1898, 1922, 1950, 1951, 1953, 2001, 2014, 2015
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1969
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1954, 1955, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1969, 1970
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2020
Ties: 1953, 1957, 1993, 2005, 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/