Mean Rate of Change ( °C / Century )

Since: 1760 1810 1860 1910 1960 1990
Guadeloupe - - 0.87
± 0.20
1.16
± 0.19
1.83
± 0.28
2.30
± 0.66
Dominica - - 0.88
± 0.20
1.17
± 0.18
1.75
± 0.31
2.34
± 0.74
Martinique - - 0.88
± 0.20
1.17
± 0.18
1.75
± 0.31
2.34
± 0.74
Caribbean - 0.61
± 0.28
0.76
± 0.22
0.96
± 0.13
1.54
± 0.25
0.73
± 0.56
France 0.35
± 0.20
0.61
± 0.17
0.84
± 0.11
1.11
± 0.13
2.60
± 0.21
1.41
± 0.46
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

Regional Climate Variability

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

Smoothing Monthly Annual Five-year Ten-year Twenty-year
± 0.84 ± 0.39 ± 0.19 ± 0.14 ± 0.11

Correlation to Global Land Average (R value)

Smoothing Monthly Annual Five-year Ten-year Twenty-year
0.72 0.91 0.97 0.98 0.99

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
± 0.77 ± 0.83 ± 0.94 ± 0.83 ± 0.73 ± 0.56
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
± 0.57 ± 0.50 ± 0.65 ± 0.57 ± 0.61 ± 0.75

History of Temperature Stations

Evolution of Climate Extremes

Mean of Daily High Temperature

Mean of Daily Low Temperature