Country: United States
Latitude:40.9885 N
Longitude:70.2959 W
Nearby Cities:New Bedford, Fall River, Plymouth, Falmouth, Brewster, Sandwich

Mean Rate of Change ( °C / Century )

Since: 1760 1810 1860 1910 1960 1990
Current Location 0.57
± 0.25
0.98
± 0.23
1.13
± 0.21
1.15
± 0.17
2.86
± 0.27
4.96
± 0.73
Rhode Island 0.59
± 0.25
1.00
± 0.22
1.16
± 0.20
1.12
± 0.13
2.86
± 0.23
4.57
± 0.47
Massachusetts 0.61
± 0.26
1.03
± 0.23
1.20
± 0.21
1.15
± 0.15
2.88
± 0.24
4.70
± 0.43
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
± 2.66 ± 1.02 ± 0.56 ± 0.41 ± 0.31

Correlation to Global Land Average (R value)

Smoothing Monthly Annual Five-year Ten-year Twenty-year
0.43 0.73 0.88 0.92 0.95

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
± 3.85 ± 3.51 ± 2.89 ± 2.03 ± 2.04 ± 2.06
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
± 1.97 ± 1.64 ± 1.90 ± 2.28 ± 2.54 ± 3.49

History of Temperature Stations

Evolution of Climate Extremes

Mean of Daily High Temperature

Mean of Daily Low Temperature