Posted by **Anonymous** on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at 4:24pm.

What is average daily temperature and average montly temperature?

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**GuruBlue**, Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at 4:29pm
Anonymous... that would depend where you are?

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at 4:33pm
Curiously, it is a good question. The average daily temperature is not the same as the mean.

Usually, average daily temperature is calculated by adding the high and low temperatures for the day, and dividing by 2. It doesn't mean much, but it is a simple calculation.

Average monthly temperature is the adding of each days "average" temperature (as above), and dividing by the number of days.

Mean temperature is something else, and is computed differently.

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at 4:39pm
is there any specific meaning to it?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at 4:43pm
Average temperatures allow people to compare the temperatures of two different locales.

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