Detroit climate warming: Average summer temperature up 3 degrees since 1970

Meteorologist Paul Gross shares scientific climate data showing a warming trend in Detroit.
Meteorologist Paul Gross shares scientific climate data showing a warming trend in Detroit.

DETROIT – Scientific climate data is showing a warming trend in Detroit.

The average summer temperature in the region is up 3.3 degrees F since 1970. The Detroit area is seeing warmer summer nights, too. The average overnight low temperature in the region is up 5.5 degrees since 1970.

Watch the video above for further explanation.

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About the Author:

Local 4 meteorologist Paul Gross was born in Detroit and has spent his entire life and career right here in southeast Michigan. Paul has researched, written and produced eight half-hour documentaries for WDIV, as well as many science, historical and environmental stories.