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Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Milpitas United States

In Milpitas, the summers are long, warm, arid, and mostly clear and the winters are short, cold, wet, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 43°F to 83°F and is rarely below 34°F or above 93°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Milpitas for warm-weather activities is from mid June to late September.

Climate in Milpitas

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Milpitas weather by month. Click on each chart for more information.

The warm season lasts for 4.2 months, from June 5 to October 11, with an average daily high temperature above 78°F. The hottest month of the year in Milpitas is July, with an average high of 83°F and low of 60°F.

The cool season lasts for 2.7 months, from November 26 to February 17, with an average daily high temperature below 63°F. The coldest month of the year in Milpitas is December, with an average low of 43°F and high of 59°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in Milpitas

Average High and Low Temperature in MilpitaswarmcoolcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FDec 3058°FDec 3058°FAug 2383°FAug 2383°F43°F43°F60°F60°FJun 578°FJun 578°FOct 1178°FOct 1178°FFeb 1763°FFeb 1763°F56°F56°F56°F56°F46°F46°FNowNow
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.
AverageJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
High 60°F63°F67°F71°F75°F80°F83°F83°F82°F76°F66°F59°F
Temp. 50°F53°F56°F59°F63°F67°F69°F69°F68°F64°F56°F50°F
Low 43°F46°F48°F50°F54°F57°F60°F60°F59°F54°F48°F43°F

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature in Milpitas

Average Hourly Temperature in MilpitasJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowcoldcoldcoldcoldcoolcomfortablewarmvery coldvery cold
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Canguçu, Brazil (6,528 miles away); Stellenbosch, South Africa (10,249 miles); and Adelaide, Australia (8,099 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Milpitas (view comparison).

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In Milpitas, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Milpitas begins around May 22 and lasts for 5.1 months, ending around October 25.

The clearest month of the year in Milpitas is August, during which on average the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 90% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around October 25 and lasts for 6.9 months, ending around May 22.

The cloudiest month of the year in Milpitas is January, during which on average the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 55% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories in Milpitas

Cloud Cover Categories in MilpitasclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jul 2891%Jul 2891%Jan 1144%Jan 1144%May 2267%May 2267%Oct 2568%Oct 2568%NowNowclearovercastmostly clearmostly cloudy
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.
FractionJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Cloudier 55%55%51%43%34%20%10%10%13%27%44%52%
Clearer 45%45%49%57%66%80%90%90%87%73%56%48%

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Milpitas varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 5.2 months, from November 3 to April 10, with a greater than 15% chance of a given day being a wet day. The month with the most wet days in Milpitas is February, with an average of 8.2 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

The drier season lasts 6.8 months, from April 10 to November 3. The month with the fewest wet days in Milpitas is July, with an average of 0.1 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. The month with the most days of rain alone in Milpitas is February, with an average of 8.2 days. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 30% on February 20.

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Milpitas

Daily Chance of Precipitation in MilpitaswetwetdryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Feb 2030%Feb 2030%Jul 180%Jul 180%Nov 315%Nov 315%Apr 1015%Apr 1015%NowNowrain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).
Days ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rain 7.9d8.2d7.5d4.1d2.0d0.6d0.1d0.2d0.7d2.6d6.0d8.1d

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Milpitas experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 7.4 months, from October 2 to May 14, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The month with the most rain in Milpitas is February, with an average rainfall of 3.9 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 4.6 months, from May 14 to October 2. The month with the least rain in Milpitas is July, with an average rainfall of 0.0 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in Milpitas

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average snowfall.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rainfall 3.5″3.9″2.8″1.2″0.5″0.1″0.0″0.0″0.2″1.0″2.3″3.5″

The length of the day in Milpitas varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2024, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 35 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 20, with 14 hours, 45 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Milpitas

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in MilpitasJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 8 minMar 1912 hr, 8 minMar 1914 hr, 45 minJun 2014 hr, 45 minJun 2012 hr, 10 minSep 2212 hr, 10 minSep 229 hr, 35 minDec 219 hr, 35 minDec 21nightnightdayNowNow
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.
Hours ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Daylight 9.9h10.8h12.0h13.2h14.2h14.7h14.4h13.5h12.4h11.2h10.2h9.6h

The earliest sunrise is at 5:46 AM on June 12, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 48 minutes later at 7:34 AM on November 2. The earliest sunset is at 4:49 PM on December 5, and the latest sunset is 3 hours, 43 minutes later at 8:32 PM on June 27.

Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Milpitas during 2024, starting in the spring on March 10, lasting 7.8 months, and ending in the fall on November 3.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in Milpitas

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in MilpitasJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 125:46 AMJun 125:46 AM8:32 PMJun 278:32 PMJun 27Dec 54:49 PMDec 54:49 PM7:34 AMNov 27:34 AMNov 2Mar 10DSTMar 10DSTDSTNov 3DSTNov 3daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
The solar day over the course of the year 2024. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight saving time are indicated by the 'DST' labels.

The figure below presents a compact representation of the sun's elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon) and azimuth (its compass bearing) for every hour of every day in the reporting period. The horizontal axis is the day of the year and the vertical axis is the hour of the day. For a given day and hour of that day, the background color indicates the azimuth of the sun at that moment. The black isolines are contours of constant solar elevation.

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in Milpitas

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in MilpitasJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AM0001010101020202030303040404050506060700001010102020202030304040505060702976NowNow
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Solar elevation and azimuth over the course of the year 2024. The black lines are lines of constant solar elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon, in degrees). The background color fills indicate the azimuth (the compass bearing) of the sun. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries of the cardinal compass points indicate the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2024. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in Milpitas

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The perceived humidity level in Milpitas, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels in Milpitas

Humidity Comfort Levels in MilpitasJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Feb 110%Feb 110%Sep 140%Sep 140%NowNowcomfortablecomfortabledrydryhumidhumid
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Muggy days 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Milpitas experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 4.9 months, from March 29 to August 25, with average wind speeds of more than 7.4 miles per hour. The windiest month of the year in Milpitas is June, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.6 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 7.1 months, from August 25 to March 29. The calmest month of the year in Milpitas is October, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.2 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in Milpitas

Average Wind Speed in MilpitaswindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mphJun 78.7 mphJun 78.7 mphOct 206.1 mphOct 206.1 mphMar 297.4 mphMar 297.4 mphAug 257.4 mphAug 257.4 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Wind Speed (mph) 6.56.87.27.78.38.68.27.66.86.26.56.8

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Milpitas varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the west for 9.3 months, from February 6 to November 16, with a peak percentage of 90% on August 9. The wind is most often from the north for 2.6 months, from November 16 to February 6, with a peak percentage of 31% on January 1.

Wind Direction in Milpitas

Wind Direction in MilpitasNWNJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwestnortheastsouth
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The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Milpitas is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.

The average water temperature experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The time of year with warmer water lasts for 2.5 months, from July 31 to October 17, with an average temperature above 57°F. The month of the year in Milpitas with the warmest water is September, with an average temperature of 58°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 5.8 months, from December 17 to June 11, with an average temperature below 54°F. The month of the year in Milpitas with the coolest water is April, with an average temperature of 53°F.

Average Water Temperature in Milpitas

Average Water Temperature in MilpitaswarmcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec50°F50°F52°F52°F54°F54°F56°F56°F58°F58°F60°F60°F62°F62°FSep 1458°FSep 1458°F53°FMay 153°FMay 1Jul 3157°FJul 3157°FOct 1757°FOct 1757°FDec 1754°FDec 1754°FJun 1154°FJun 1154°FNowNow
The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
WaterJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temperature 54°F54°F54°F53°F53°F54°F56°F58°F58°F57°F56°F54°F

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Milpitas throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Milpitas for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid June to late September, with a peak score in the first week of August.

Tourism Score in Milpitas

Tourism Score in Milpitasbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810108.28.21.21.2NowNowtemperaturetemperature cloudscloudsprecipitationprecipitationtourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Milpitas for hot-weather activities is from late June to early September, with a peak score in the last week of July.

Beach/Pool Score in Milpitas

Beach/Pool Score in Milpitasbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810103.63.60.00.0NowNowtemperaturetemperature cloudscloudsprecipitationprecipitationbeach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

While it does not do so every year, freezing temperatures are seen in Milpitas over some winters. The day least likely to be in the growing season is January 1, with a 75% chance.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Milpitas

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Milpitasgrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%90%Jan 2590%Jan 2590%Dec 990%Dec 9Jul 6100%Jul 6100%NowNowvery coldcoldcoolcomfortablewarmhot
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Milpitas should appear around January 29, only rarely appearing before January 19 or after February 13.

Growing Degree Days in Milpitas

Growing Degree Days in MilpitasJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F500°F500°F1,000°F1,000°F1,500°F1,500°F2,000°F2,000°F2,500°F2,500°F3,000°F3,000°F3,500°F3,500°F4,000°F4,000°F4,500°F4,500°FJan 2990°FJan 2990°FMay 15900°FMay 15900°FJul 91,800°FJul 91,800°FDec 314,086°FDec 314,086°FNowNow
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from May 7 to August 24, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 7.2 kWh. The brightest month of the year in Milpitas is June, with an average of 8.3 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from November 3 to February 18, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.5 kWh. The darkest month of the year in Milpitas is December, with an average of 2.3 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Milpitas

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in MilpitasbrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWh10 kWh10 kWhJun 268.5 kWhJun 268.5 kWhDec 252.2 kWhDec 252.2 kWhMay 77.2 kWhMay 77.2 kWhAug 247.2 kWhAug 247.2 kWhNov 33.5 kWhNov 33.5 kWhFeb 183.5 kWhFeb 183.5 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Solar Energy (kWh) 2.63.44.86.47.58.38.37.56.14.53.02.3

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Milpitas are 37.428 deg latitude, -121.907 deg longitude, and 16 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Milpitas contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 217 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 30 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (3,294 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (4,324 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Milpitas is covered by artificial surfaces (89%), within 10 miles by artificial surfaces (50%) and grassland (27%), and within 50 miles by water (27%) and grassland (21%).

This report illustrates the typical weather in Milpitas, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Milpitas.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Milpitas according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

The estimated value at Milpitas is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Milpitas and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are:

To get a sense of how much these sources agree with each other, you can view a comparison of Milpitas and the stations that contribute to our estimates of its temperature history and climate. Please note that each source's contribution is adjusted for elevation and the relative change present in the MERRA-2 data.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © OpenStreetMap contributors.

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We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

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