Country: United States
Latitude:44.2031 N
Longitude:102.8571 W
Nearby Cities:Rapid City

Mean Rate of Change ( °C / Century )

Since: 1760 1810 1860 1910 1960 1990
Current Location - 0.85
± 0.25
1.11
± 0.16
1.09
± 0.15
1.90
± 0.30
3.26
± 0.67
South Dakota - 0.91
± 0.27
1.25
± 0.19
1.06
± 0.09
2.15
± 0.19
3.46
± 0.57
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
± 4.01 ± 1.35 ± 0.60 ± 0.41 ± 0.28

Correlation to Global Land Average (R value)

Smoothing Monthly Annual Five-year Ten-year Twenty-year
0.44 0.67 0.87 0.93 0.96

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
± 6.14 ± 6.17 ± 5.04 ± 3.65 ± 3.30 ± 3.15
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
± 2.68 ± 2.50 ± 3.11 ± 3.49 ± 4.45 ± 5.35

History of Temperature Stations

Evolution of Climate Extremes

Mean of Daily High Temperature

Mean of Daily Low Temperature