Regional Temperature Change 1901-1996 (Karl 1998)


See Regional Temperature Change Part 1 (link) and Part 2 (link)

Table 2. Regional Temperature Change  1901-1996 (Data from Karl (1998)

Region


Latitude
Longitude
No of Grids 5°x5°
Area, % of Earth
Mean Temperature
 Change °C
Spitzbergen
77.5N
12.5E
1
0.01
+4.06
Alaska/ W. Yukon
62.5-72.5N
167.5-132.5W
12
0.33
-0.12
Canada minus W Yukon
52.5-67.5N
127.5-57.5W
29
1.02
+0.96
North Atlantic
42.5-72.5N
47.5W-2.5E
53
1.93
-0.11
Western Europe
37.5-67.5N
7.5W-32.5E
50
1.84
+0.51
West Siberia /Russia
37.5-67.5N
32.5-67.5E
59
2.17
+1.19
East Siberia
37.5-67.5N
102.5-142.5E
39
1.50
+1.30
North Pacific
37.5-57.5N
157.5E-127.5W
35
1.42
+0.90
Continental United States
32.5-47.5N
122.5-57.5W
36
1.67
+0.41
South East USA
37.5-42.5N
97.5-82.5W
7
0.35
-0.37
North East Atlantic
37.5-42.5N
77.5-42.5W
15
0.69
+0.64
Middle East
27.5-42.5N
22.5-47.5E
16
0.80
+0.46
India
7.5-32.5N
67.5-62.5E
15
0.82
+0.45
SW China/Tibet
22.5-32.5N
82.5-107.5E
15
0.82
-0.44
East China
22.5-32.5N
112.5-117.5E
6
0.50
+0.42
Japan +Surroundings
27.5-42.5N
122.5-152.5W
21
1.06
+1.12
Sea Route, N. America -Auckland
47.5S-37.5N
177.5E-122.5W
36
1.90
+0.65
Mexico
12.5-27.5N
112.5-87.5W
11
0.61
+0.72
Caribbean
17.5-32.5N
92.5-72.5W
11
0.62
+0.48
Middle Atlantic
2.5-37.5N
77.5E-17.5W
78
4.40
+0.44
Timbuktu
22.5N
2.5E
1
0.06
+1.38
Nigeria
7.5-12.5N
2.5-12.5E
5
0.29
-0.43
Arabian Sea/ Bay of Bengal
17,5S-27.5N
52.5-102.5E
55
3.28
+0.53
South East Asia
2.5S-17.5N
97.5-127.5E
34
2.03
+0.48
Peru/ Ecuador/ Colombia
17.5S-12.5S
82.5W-72.5W
11
0.66
+0.69
Bolivia
22.5-17.5S
72.5-62.5W
5
0.28
-0.46
Chile/ Argentina
47.5-27.5S
72.5-52.5W
18
0.87
+0.67
South West Atlantic
32.5-2.5S
57.5W-7.5E
25
1.38
+0.75
South East Atlantic
27.5S-2.5N
12.5W-7.5E
21
1.23
+0.84
South Africa
32.5-17.5S
17.5-37.5E
10
0.55
+0.76
Tananarive
17.5S
47.5E
1
0.06
-0.61
Madagascar  Surroundings
27.5-S-7.5N
32.5-47.5E
18
1.03
+0.64
Capetown to Australia
37.5-27.5S
12.5-127.5E
47
2.34
+0.92
East Australia
32.5-12.5S
132.5-152.5E
27
1.44
+0.64
Tasman Sea
32.5-17.5S
157,5-172,5E
10
0.52
+0.38
New Zealand
47.5-32.5S
172.5E
4
0.19
+0.71
South Georgia
57.5S
42.5W
1
0.01
+1.91


Totals                                                                                                                  827          40.33

 

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