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Is it getting warmer or colder?

What is the weather trend in Pocahontas County over the past 23 years? As far as temperature, there doesn't seem to be one. The mean temperature for the entire 23-year period is 47.0 degrees. Thirteen years are below the 23-year mean while 10 are above. 2011 and 2012 were significantly above the mean, while the past two years were slightly below. See next week's edition of The Pocahontas Times for a comparison of winter weather and snowfall for the same period. Data from NWS Observer Jason Bauserman. Chart by G. Hamill
What is the weather trend in Pocahontas County over the past 23 years? As far as temperature, there doesn’t seem to be one. The mean temperature for the entire 23-year period is 47.0 degrees. Thirteen years are below the 23-year mean while 10 are above. 2011 and 2012 were significantly above the mean, while the past two years were slightly below. See next week’s edition of The Pocahontas Times for a comparison of winter weather and snowfall for the same period. Data from NWS Observer Jason Bauserman. Chart by G. Hamill

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