Good Question: Why is it coldest when the sun has moved higher?

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ROCHESTER, N.Y.(WHEC)— Here’s a Good Question about the weather in Rochester.

A viewer named Denny wanted to know: Why is it that the coldest part of the winter in Rochester typically occurs now after the sun has already moved higher in the sky and the days are longer?

News10NBC’s Brennan Somers can answer a lot of questions for you, but, for this one, he turned to a special Good Question guest: First Alert Meteorologist Rich Caniglia.

Check out the video as he breaks it all down!


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