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Sun 01 - Results

wmstroup
Why is the hottest part of the day (usually) NOT when the sun is highest in the sky (not at noon)?The seasons are related to the tilt of the earth.  Temperatures are higher in the summer because, viewed from the surface, the sun is higher (over the horizon) in the sky in the summer months than it is in the winter months.  Why is this not true for any given day? Why is the hottest part of any given day NOT when the sun is highest in the sky?  [Data from a summer day in Austin, Texas in the US].

Temperature Sun Light Rates

  • 7 years 4 months ago

Clone of Sun 01 - Results

Beth Dees
Why is the hottest part of the day (usually) NOT when the sun is highest in the sky (not at noon)?The seasons are related to the tilt of the earth.  Temperatures are higher in the summer because, viewed from the surface, the sun is higher (over the horizon) in the sky in the summer months than it is in the winter months.  Why is this not true for any given day? Why is the hottest part of any given day NOT when the sun is highest in the sky?  [Data from a summer day in Austin, Texas in the US].

Temperature Sun Light Rates

  • 7 years 4 months ago

Clone of Clone of Sun 01 - Results

darkdan
Why is the hottest part of the day (usually) NOT when the sun is highest in the sky (not at noon)?The seasons are related to the tilt of the earth.  Temperatures are higher in the summer because, viewed from the surface, the sun is higher (over the horizon) in the sky in the summer months than it is in the winter months.  Why is this not true for any given day? Why is the hottest part of any given day NOT when the sun is highest in the sky?  [Data from a summer day in Austin, Texas in the US].

Temperature Sun Light Rates

  • 1 year 5 months ago