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May Columbia Weather 
May Columbia Weather
Record High: 101°F
Normal High: 83°F
Normal Low: 60°F
Record Low: 34°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 3.17"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 4.68"

Columbia Weather In May

The hottest day in Columbia South Carolina in May for the past 63 years was 101 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently registered on May 27, 2000, while the average high temperature is 83. The lowest documented temperature for Columbia for the past 63 years in May was 34 measured on May 2, 1963, and the typical low is 60.

National Weather Service historical Columbia May Weather data indicates that on May 8, 1992, the recorded high did not exceed 50 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Columbia in the past 63 years. Weather Service data also shows that on May 16, 1953, the lowest recorded temperature for the day did not drop below 75 degrees, the highest low measured temperature in Columbia in the last 63 years.

According to the National Weather Service, the high temperature in Columbia in May on the first day of the month averages 82 degrees and the high on the last day of the month averages 87 degrees. The daily low temperature in Columbia on May First averages 56 degrees Fahrenheit and the low on the last day of May averages 63 degrees.

Columbia usually receives an average of 3.17 inches of precipitation during the month. May Columbia Weather records show that on May 22, 1967 Columbia received 4.68 inches of rain, the most rain measured in a single day in May.