Climate at a Glance

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 2020
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 2019
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1931, 2015
Ties: 1900
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2007
Ties: 2005, 2011
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 2018
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
69.7°F
(20.9°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917, 1976
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2015
Ties: 1933, 2011
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1931, 1941, 2018
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2015
Ties: 1921, 1990, 2012
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1901, 1917, 1958, 1963, 1966, 1969
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1921, 2011
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1991, 1999, 2007, 2021
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1932, 1939, 1990, 2008
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968, 1969
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017, 2019
Ties: 1927, 1935
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1911, 1921, 1927, 1938, 1941, 1945, 1950, 1975, 1988, 1990
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969, 1970
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020
Ties: 1911, 1926, 1927, 1931, 1932, 1938, 1942, 1945, 1947, 1951, 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 19, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/