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Is these statements about temperature true?

  1. Nov 4, 2004 #1
    Northern summers are hotter than southern summers.
    Northern winters are colder than southern winters.
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  3. Nov 4, 2004 #2
    The Earth is closer to the Sun when it's summer in the south. I can't answer if this is the main reason the summer is hotter in the south though.
  4. Nov 11, 2004 #3
    The earth is at aphelion - our farthest distance from the sun - in July, and perihelion - closest to the sun - in January.

    Consequently, N Hemisphere winters are milder, and summers cooler, than those in the S Hemisphere. (In other words, those statements, No Idea, are the wrong way around :) )
  5. Nov 28, 2004 #4
    Yea. i think those statements are incorrect.I post them here because my teacher fancy that they are correct. i respect him so i didnt query it in the lesson. Instead i found help from here^^ now i can ask him about this. Thanks!
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