Burketown is a very small town which would be considered rural by all standard definitions.
Maximum temperatures there show no net warming since the 1890’s.
But minimum temperatures recorded at Burketown have warmed about 1C, almost all of which occurred during a few years around 1980.
At first glance, Burketown looks very rural.
But closer inspection shows that the thermometer is located near a large area of asphalt.
No too surprising that nighttime temperatures rose, after the roads were paved.