Since 1979, the mean annual temperature in Barrow has increased more than five times as fast than the rest of the world.
Barrow warmer than planet
mean annual temperature change
Not only is the temperature warmer ...
mean annual temperature
... there have been fewer colder days each year
number of days 40℉ or colder
... and more days above freezing.
days per year warmer than 33℉

SOURCE: National Weather Service Alaska Region

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