Have you ever stopped to think about how your behavior might be effected by the weather? I’m sure we’ve all noticed ourselves feeling slightly happier when the sun’s out, or perhaps getting a bit down when it won’t stop raining, but the list of the ways that the weather can affect our behavior is actually far more extensive than that.

From a preference for romance during the cold to an increased urge to gamble when it’s sunny, the weather can have some bizarre effects on human behavior. The following infographic features a list of some of the strangest ways it can impact our emotions and actions.

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The Strange Effects of Weather on Human Behavior


Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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