climate data

Climate stripes for Sydney, 1856-2022. Graphics and lead scientist: Ed Hawkins, National Centre for Atmospheric Science, UoR. Data: Berkeley Earth, NOAA, UK Met Office, MeteoSwiss, DWD, SMHI, UoR & ZAMG CC BY 4.0

#ShowYourStripes !

These stripes represent the average temperature in Sydney each year from 1856 (when reliable data began) to 2022 – blue for the coldest, red for the hottest. This gives us a stark visualisation of global warming over the past century and a half, and a idea of what is to come if we allow this trend to continue.

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