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Weather forecasts often change daily and even hourly. And depending on which channel you watch on TV or which app you use on your mobile phone, there are immense differences for the same day. However, it is not the inability of the meteorologists but the “chaotic system” atmosphere that is to blame for the deviations or even false predictions. “Physical properties such as temperature, humidity or cloudiness change constantly,” explain scientists from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). It can happen that thunderstorms, sun, cold and heat follow each other on one day – like the weather this May.

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Author profile picture Petra Wiesmayer is a journalist and author who has conducted countless interviews with high-profile individuals and researched and written general entertainment, motorsports, and science articles for international publications. She is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.As an avid science fiction fan she is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.