Recent analysis of Detroit climate data by UG Alex Eklund featured in Corp! Magazine. Alex has been looking at how the 2019 climate data compare to longer term records in Detroit. For minimum temperatures, it looks like 2019 winter was colder than normal, but late spring/early summer didn't get quite as cold as normal. Because plants depend on specific temperature ranges - what could this mean for services that we hope our Detroit green spaces will provide? For a link to the feature story, click here.
Average minimum temperatures in Detroit (data from Detroit City Airport data) as compared to 2019. By Alex Eklund.