• Question: Why is it hot in summer and cold in winter?

    Asked by hannah to Pip, Reka on 18 Nov 2016.
    • Photo: Reka Nagy

      Reka Nagy answered on 18 Nov 2016:

      Because Earth is further from the Sun in winter (on this hemisphere, anyway) so the sun’s angle hits us differently and for a shorter amount of time.

      On the southern hemisphere, however, it is hot during (our) winter and cold during (our) winter!