Country: United States
Latitude:36.1720 N
Longitude:79.5580 W
Nearby Cities:Raleigh, Greensboro, Durham, Winston-Salem, Cary, High Point

Mean Rate of Change ( °C / Century )

Since: 1760 1810 1860 1910 1960 1990
Current Location 0.32
± 0.29
0.51
± 0.39
0.71
± 0.27
0.64
± 0.06
2.63
± 0.20
2.05
± 0.43
Virginia 0.36
± 0.25
0.58
± 0.33
0.79
± 0.22
0.74
± 0.08
2.62
± 0.16
2.38
± 0.55
North Carolina 0.31
± 0.29
0.50
± 0.40
0.69
± 0.29
0.64
± 0.08
2.57
± 0.21
2.06
± 0.44
Contiguous United States - 0.66
± 0.25
0.76
± 0.18
0.87
± 0.08
2.16
± 0.16
2.76
± 0.36
United States - 0.69
± 0.24
0.80
± 0.16
0.89
± 0.08
2.36
± 0.13
2.42
± 0.39
North America - 0.82
± 0.23
1.02
± 0.18
1.11
± 0.11
2.90
± 0.19
4.72
± 0.28
Northern Hemisphere - 0.79
± 0.16
0.96
± 0.10
1.19
± 0.05
2.56
± 0.20
3.56
± 0.20
Global Land 0.43
± 0.18
0.79
± 0.13
0.91
± 0.08
1.11
± 0.03
2.16
± 0.11
2.78
± 0.13

Local Climate Variabiity

Difference from Global Land Average ( °C, 95% range )

Smoothing Monthly Annual Five-year Ten-year Twenty-year
± 2.89 ± 1.04 ± 0.59 ± 0.49 ± 0.42

Correlation to Global Land Average (R value)

Smoothing Monthly Annual Five-year Ten-year Twenty-year
0.38 0.61 0.78 0.81 0.82

Variability in Monthly Means ( °C, 95% range )

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
± 4.13 ± 4.03 ± 3.52 ± 2.40 ± 2.27 ± 2.03
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
± 2.01 ± 1.73 ± 2.27 ± 2.62 ± 2.86 ± 3.71

History of Temperature Stations

Evolution of Climate Extremes

Mean of Daily High Temperature

Mean of Daily Low Temperature