Tag: seasons

Why does it snow?

Do you ever wonder why it snows? With the regular snow events that we’ve had since early December, I find myself thinking about snow – where it comes from and why it falls… Well, the simple explanation is...

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The Dog Days of Summer!

I thought a nice winter photo would help me keep my cool while writing about the heat! I heard someone refer to the “Dog Days” of summer, which got me wondering about where that term came from. First off, the dog...

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The Heat of Summer

For the month of July, the average high temperature in Chicago is 83.5. So far this year (2010), the average high temp in July is closer to 87. The average last summer was about 80 degrees – one of the coolest July’s...

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