Online) An Open Access

Binodini Majhi, Krishna Rath
2018 Online International Journal Available at   unpublished
One of the most influencing factors of climate is temperature. Global warming is a consequence of temperature rise. The trend analysis of temperature has key role in urban areas since the urban areas are emerging as 'Heat Island'. The cities are recorded higher temperature than its rural surroundings. In this paper, an attempt is made to analyze the climate change in Bhubaneswar city with special emphasis on temperature trends. The study is based on the analysis of time series data obtained
more » ... s data obtained from Indian Metrological Department (IMD), Pune for 46 years i.e., from 1970-2015. The findings of the study shows that temperatures remain most stable in the month of October and August where as it remain least stable in the month of December, January and November in the study period. The study also reveals that mean of monthly maximum temperature in Bhubaneswar city in the study period has increased at a faster rate than the average temperature and minimum temperature.