Weather talk: Temp can be misleading 'in the sun'
It seems simple enough to hold a thermometer out in the sun in order to get the temperature “in the sun.” But that is wrong. Think about how hot the hood of a car gets in the sun. It can be blistering hot to the touch and obviously hotter than the air. You always have to measure air temperature in the shade. Air isn’t heated up very much by sunlight, anyway.
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