Tuesday Is Officially The Rainiest Day Of The Week

Posted By Ben Goulding, 23 October, 2009 | permalink


Meteorologists have discovered that Tuesday is the rainiest day of the week in the UK.

Despite the pessimistic assumption that it rains more at weekends, analysis of historical data actually shows that we get more rain on Tuesdays. However, it also shows that Saturdays are getting rainier according to Dr Andy Russell, an atmosphere scientist at Manchester University.

Scientists believe that weekdays actually tend to be wetter than weekends, because there is more heat and pollution generated by human activity, like traffic.

The extra heat tends to increase precipitation by driving convection, while particulates give rain droplets a centre upon which to form.


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Extreme John October 25, 2009

I have no idea what the rainiest day is in Florida but thats pretty cool to know.

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