Swackett Fun Fact: Pluviophobia, sometimes called Ombrophobia, is the fear of rain or of being rained on.
Swackett Fun Fact: “When sheep gather in a huddle, tomorrow will have a puddle.” Although this rhyme is cute, the weather that comes with it isn’t. It’s believed you can expect a storm if these animals crowd together and shield each other.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: The average flash of lightning could turn on a 100-watt light bulb for more than 3 months.
Swackett Fun Fact: It is so cold in some parts of Russia that milk is sold in frozen blocks instead of in liquid form.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Because the temperature of the sun is 6,000° K (5,726.85° C, 10,340.33° F), it can be only one color: white. It appears yellow from Earth because of our atmosphere, which tints it yellow.
Swackett Fun Fact: Siderophobia is the fear of stars.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: In addition to the brilliant colors of fall leaves, the autumn equinox signals another colorful spectacle — the aurora borealis, also called the northern lights.
Swackett Fun Fact: If you have a fear of clouds, this is called Nephophobia.
Swackett Fun Fact: The first all umbrella shop opened in 1830, called “James Smith and Sons” and is still located at 53 New Oxford Street in London, England.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: A seiche (prodounced SAYSH) is an internal wave oscillation in swimming pools or any body of water, lasting for a few moments or hours long after the generating force of an earthquake is gone.