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Does Weather Affect Happiness?

Does the weather affect my mood?

If you’re someone who gets sad when the sun goes away or during cooler weather, you’re not alone. There’s significant evidence backing up the effects of weather on our moods. The shortened days of winter can impact your circadian rhythm, affecting your mood and overall sleep. However, heat can also negatively affect our moods. There are many studies on how heat can make people more likely to be short-tempered and even violent.

Is warm weather better than cold weather?

With all this data out there, Ph.D. Patrick Baylis decided to compile aggregate data from Twitter to try and discern