Subject: Why are summer days hot when the days are getting shorter?
Date: Sun Jun 15 20:06:36 2003
Posted by Robert Patterson
Grade level: teacher/prof
School: South Pointe Middle School
City: Diamond Bar State/Province: CA
Area of science: Earth Sciences
The start of the calendar summer is June 21st. At this point the days are getting
shorter until the winter solstice, as our hemisphere faces less directly toward
the sun. If our hemisphere receives less and less direct exposure to the sun, why
are the days hot until the fall? Thanks!
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