Acadia National Park from 13 National Parks That Have Never Been Hotter

13 National Parks That Have Never Been Hotter

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Acadia National Park

Percentile for:

Mean annual temperature: 100

Mean temp. of the wettest quarter: 98.6

Mean temp. of the driest quarter: 35

Mean temp. of the warmest quarter: 100

Mean temp. of the coldest quarter: 96.8


A temperature reading in the 100th percentile means it is higher than 100% of the other temperature readings; in the 99th percentile means it is higher than 99% of the other readings, and so on down.


Source: Monahan WB and Fisichelli NA (2014) Climate Exposure of U.S. National Parks in a New Era of Change. National Parks Service.

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