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#ShowYourStripes Day

June 21st is #ShowYourStripes day, a global initiative aimed at raising awareness about climate change. The day is named after the iconic “climate stripes” graphics, which depict the warming of the earth’s surface over time using a simple color scheme, with 🟦 blue representing cooler temperatures and 🟥 red representing warmer temperatures.

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Meteorological vs Astronomical Summer

Meteorological summer and astronomical summer are two different ways of defining the summer season. Meteorological summer is defined by the three warmest months of the year in a particular region, typically June, July, and August in the northern hemisphere and December, January, and February in the southern hemisphere. This definition is based on the annual temperature cycle and is primarily used by meteorologists and climatologists for weather forecasting and climate analysis.

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What are "White Nights"?

What exactly are “White Nights” and what causes them? This is the name of the long twilight, which lasts all night. From an astronomical point of view, twilight is understood as a period of time when the Sun is shallow below the horizon. During the white nights, natural light remains high.

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Have You Seen Silver Clouds?

Silver clouds are not just an art installation by Andy Warhol, these actual clouds (also called NLC or noctilucent clouds) can be usually observed in summer until the end of July. Starting late May the end of the month of July it might be possible to see silver or, as they are also called, “polar” clouds in the sky over Northern Europe, Canada and the northern regions of Russia.

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Hottest Place on Earth 🏜️

This year the heat is breaking records in both temperature and duration. Thus we decided to find out where the hottest point of our planet is. It turned out to be the Deshte-Lut desert in the Middle East. 🏜️This sandy-saline desert is located in Iran, its length is about 550 km, and its width is from 100 to 200 km.

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Weather & Climate Tracker for iPad

Climate summary for the last 100+ years, as you have seen with the #ShowYourStripes tag elsewhere Blue & Golden Hour stages for those who into photography and videography Notification Center Widget option for iOS 13 devices and people who still like these classic widgets better Actual control over measurement units, no more km/h winds when you understand m/s App interface in English, Arabic, French, Hebrew, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Ukrainian And many more in the iPad version of the app.

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Aquarids Starfall

In the first dates of May we will be able to watch the Eta Aquariids Starfall. The peak of its activity will be on May 6-7, but overall the shower is visible from about April 19 to about May 28 each year. It will be seen brighter in the Southern Hemisphere, although the residents of the Northern half of the Earth will also be able to watch the starfall.

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Lyrid Meteor Shower

Get ready for a meteor spectacle! The first spring star rain is on its way, and you won’t want to miss it. On April 21 to 22, we will have a chance to observe the largest meteor shower in the Northern Hemisphere — the Lyrid shower, whose maximum will fall on this night.

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Did You Know that Hurricanes Never Cross the Equator?

Tropical cyclones and hurricanes are powerful weather systems that can cause significant damage and destruction. These storms typically form in the tropics and move towards higher latitudes, affecting areas such as Gulf of Mexico, and the southeastern United States. However, one peculiar fact about these storms is that no tropical cyclone or hurricane has ever crossed the equator.

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Track Local Wet-Bulb Temperature With an iPhone📱 App

The wet-bulb temperature is an important measure of the Earth’s climate and is used to determine the risk of heat stress and heat-related illness in humans and animals. The wet-bulb temperature is the temperature that a thermometer would show if it were covered in a wet cloth and exposed to the air.

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