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Data Stories: Daylight Saving, Global Weather, and Air Conditioning

These maps show how daylight saving time affects actual daylight, what the weather is like on the other side of the world, and where you can live without air conditioning.


Sunrise and Sunset Times


Daylight saving time is starting soon in most of the U.S. The interactive map in this article allows you to explore how the hours of daylight are affected by the time shift.


Weather Across the World


You can look out the window to see your local weather, but what is it like on the other side of the world? This website will tell you the current conditions and forecast for any two opposite points.


Comfortable Climates


This map from The Guardian shows which cities are comfortable without heat or air conditioning, but the climate change models which follow show why there will probably soon be fewer cities that can go without AC.

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