Swackett Weather Fun Fact: A U.S. government study showed that one small thunderstorm held more than 33 million gallons of water.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: When the temperature drops a bat’s heart rate can drop from 600 beats a minute to 10 beats a minute.
Swackett Fun Fact: In 1847, the first storm warnings, were delivered via telegraph to Barbadoes, Carlisle Bay from a barometer at Bridgetown.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: For a butterfly to fly, it must have a body temperature of no less than 86 degrees Fahrenheit (30 Celsius).
Swackett Fun Fact: Nearly identical eclipses (total, annual, or partial) occur after 18 years and 11 days, or every 6,585.32 days and this is called a Saros Cycle.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: A tsunami generally consists of a series of waves called tsunami wave train, that can only be a few minutes apart or hours apart.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Fog doesn’t literally eat snow, but when fog forms, condensation is taking place and this release in energy is the form of heat and this will increase the rate that the snow melts.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: In 1928, a tornado in Kansas plucked the feathers right off some chickens.
Swackett Not-So-Fun Fun Fact: 14 billion pounds of garbage are dumped into the ocean every year killing over 1 million seabirds and 100,000 sea mammals every year.
Swackett Fun Fact: Forest fires and volcanoes can shoot ash and soot high into the atmosphere where it mixes with water droplets which can travel thousands of miles around the globe. These sooty droplets are just the right size to scatter the moon’s light, making the moon appear blue.