Misconception WCM092:

Sunlight feels warmer in the middle of the day than at other times of the day because the sunlight that reaches the earth does not have to travel as far in the middle of the day (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

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WC033002

Sunlight feels warmer in the middle of the day than in the morning because the sun is higher in the sky in the middle of the day.

23%