Climate Stripes

Mean Rate of Change ( °C / Century )

Since: 1760 1810 1860 1910 1960 1990
Delaware 0.48
± 0.24
0.80
± 0.24
0.99
± 0.18
1.00
± 0.09
2.77
± 0.20
3.40
± 0.48
New Jersey 0.51
± 0.24
0.86
± 0.22
1.04
± 0.17
1.05
± 0.10
2.82
± 0.21
3.78
± 0.38
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

Temperature Record Months and Years

Seasonal Changes

Regional Climate Variability

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

Smoothing Monthly Annual Five-year Ten-year Twenty-year
± 2.93 ± 1.04 ± 0.50 ± 0.34 ± 0.22

Correlation to Global Land Average (R value)

Smoothing Monthly Annual Five-year Ten-year Twenty-year
0.39 0.69 0.87 0.92 0.96

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
± 4.30 ± 4.05 ± 3.40 ± 2.37 ± 2.33 ± 2.16
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
± 2.06 ± 1.78 ± 2.20 ± 2.64 ± 2.74 ± 3.71

History of Temperature Stations

Evolution of Climate Extremes

Mean of Daily High Temperature

Mean of Daily Low Temperature

Change in Diurnal Range