Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
81.6°F
(27.6°C)
78.7°F
(25.9°C)
2.9°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1969
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2007
Ties: 2010
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
81.4°F
(27.4°C)
79.3°F
(26.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1967
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
80.2°F
(26.8°C)
78.5°F
(25.8°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1967
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2010
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
78.1°F
(25.6°C)
76.5°F
(24.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1967
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2010
Ties: 1902
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
74.4°F
(23.6°C)
73.6°F
(23.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1961
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2010
Ties: 1902, 1959, 1980, 1981, 1999
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
70.8°F
(21.6°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1971
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1897, 1900, 1902, 1934, 1985, 2009, 2021
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
67.1°F
(19.5°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1895
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2011, 2016
Ties: 1962, 1974, 1975, 2003
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1940
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1917, 1934, 1962
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904, 1940
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1903, 1916, 1942, 1993, 2004, 2005
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1904, 1940
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1903, 1938, 1945, 2004, 2010, 2015
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016, 2017
Ties: 1896, 1903, 1921, 2004
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1904
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1921, 1925, 2015
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1909, 1937, 2007
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1969
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 2008
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Ties: 1933, 1935, 2007, 2009
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1969, 1970
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1899, 1922, 1924, 1925, 1932, 1937, 1945, 1949, 1951, 1954, 1975, 1988, 1994, 2003
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1927, 1930, 1945, 1947, 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 15, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/