Temperatures are Rising in the Midwest

Temperatures are Rising in the Midwest

Annual average temperatures (red line) across the Midwest show a trend towards increasing temperature. The trend (heavy black line) calculated over the period 1895-2012 is equal to an increase of 1.5°F. (Figure source: updated from Kunkel et al. 201395f2ea7d-12e3-4ed5-9247-7cf139db91a9).

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