Country: United States
Latitude:44.2031 N
Longitude:96.1491 W
Nearby Cities:Sioux Falls, Watertown, Brookings, Marshall, Worthington

Mean Rate of Change ( °C / Century )

Since: 1760 1810 1860 1910 1960 1990
Current Location 0.60
± 0.28
0.95
± 0.29
1.34
± 0.22
1.00
± 0.07
2.42
± 0.18
4.34
± 1.03
Iowa 0.49
± 0.26
0.85
± 0.29
1.12
± 0.19
0.81
± 0.11
2.39
± 0.15
4.18
± 0.60
South Dakota - 0.91
± 0.27
1.25
± 0.19
1.06
± 0.09
2.15
± 0.19
3.46
± 0.57
Minnesota 0.57
± 0.28
0.99
± 0.28
1.42
± 0.21
1.18
± 0.10
2.74
± 0.23
4.48
± 0.64
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 ± 1.49 ± 0.70 ± 0.53 ± 0.44

Correlation to Global Land Average (R value)

Smoothing Monthly Annual Five-year Ten-year Twenty-year
0.46 0.66 0.85 0.90 0.91

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
± 6.13 ± 6.01 ± 5.20 ± 3.80 ± 3.46 ± 2.81
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
± 2.58 ± 2.51 ± 2.96 ± 3.60 ± 4.39 ± 5.55

History of Temperature Stations

Evolution of Climate Extremes

Mean of Daily High Temperature

Mean of Daily Low Temperature