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How does weather affect human life?

1. Weather has a profound effect on human health and well-being. It has been demonstrated that weather is associated with changes in birth rates, and sperm counts, with outbreaks of pneumonia, influenza and bronchitis, and is related to other morbi dity effects linked to pollen concentrations and high pollution levels.

How does weather affect outdoor activities?

High or low temperatures, rain, snow or wind may all serve to decrease the pleasure derived from outdoor activities. On the other hand, participation in some activities, such as skiing, skating or swimming outdoors may be enhanced by specific weather patterns.

Why is weather important to human life?

Weather is important in people’s lives in many different ways. 1) Weather controls the distribution of rain water on earth. All living organisms on earth require liquid water to survive, and humans require fresh (not salty) water for drinking and agriculture (growing crops for food).

What are the effects of weather?

Increased heat, drought and insect outbreaks, all linked to climate change, have increased wildfires. Declining water supplies, reduced agricultural yields, health impacts in cities due to heat, and flooding and erosion in coastal areas are additional concerns.

How has climate change affected our country?

Climate change also increases the appearance of more violent weather phenomena, drought, fires, the death of animal and plant species, flooding from rivers and lakes, the creation of climate refugees and destruction of the food chain and economic resources, especially in developing countries.

What is the wobbling of the Earth called?

The Wobble of Earth’s Axis The third orbital change that Milankovich studied is called precession, the cyclical wobble of Earth’s axis in a circle. The motion is like a spinning top when it is about to fall over.

Is the Earth always tilted at 23.5 degrees?

Today, the Earth’s axis is tilted 23.5 degrees from the plane of its orbit around the sun. But this tilt changes. During a cycle that averages about 40,000 years, the tilt of the axis varies between 22.1 and 24.5 degrees. Because this tilt changes, the seasons as we know them can become exaggerated.