Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2017
1-Month
71.5°F
(21.9°C)
70.3°F
(21.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1896
Ties: 1901
Apr–May 2017
2-Month
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1961
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1991 1896
Ties: 1991
Mar–May 2017
3-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1960
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–May 2017
4-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1895
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–May 2017
5-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
128th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1940
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Dec 2016–May 2017
6-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1940
1st Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012, 2017
Ties: 2012
Nov 2016–May 2017
7-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1940
1st Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012, 2017
Ties: 2012
Oct 2016–May 2017
8-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1904
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Sep 2016–May 2017
9-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1904
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Aug 2016–May 2017
10-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1968, 1977
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jul 2016–May 2017
11-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
3.9°F
(2.1°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1968
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2016–May 2017
12-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1968
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Dec 2015–May 2017
18-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1902, 1905, 1970
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2015–May 2017
24-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1969
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2014–May 2017
36-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1970
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018, 2019
Ties: 2021
Jun 2013–May 2017
48-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1969, 1970
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Jun 2012–May 2017
60-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1970
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/