Country: United States
Latitude:37.7785 N
Longitude:81.3559 W
Nearby Cities:Charleston, Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Beckley, Radford, South Charleston

Mean Rate of Change ( °C / Century )

Since: 1760 1810 1860 1910 1960 1990
Current Location 0.32
± 0.25
0.52
± 0.36
0.78
± 0.22
0.71
± 0.09
2.60
± 0.22
2.27
± 0.47
West Virginia 0.35
± 0.23
0.58
± 0.31
0.84
± 0.20
0.78
± 0.10
2.64
± 0.17
2.52
± 0.43
Kentucky 0.33
± 0.26
0.53
± 0.37
0.78
± 0.21
0.63
± 0.10
2.57
± 0.17
3.00
± 0.48
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
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
± 3.12 ± 1.10 ± 0.62 ± 0.51 ± 0.43

Correlation to Global Land Average (R value)

Smoothing Monthly Annual Five-year Ten-year Twenty-year
0.37 0.60 0.76 0.80 0.81

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
± 4.54 ± 4.40 ± 3.90 ± 2.66 ± 2.55 ± 2.12
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
± 2.08 ± 1.86 ± 2.38 ± 2.85 ± 3.02 ± 4.06

History of Temperature Stations

Evolution of Climate Extremes

Mean of Daily High Temperature

Mean of Daily Low Temperature