Sunday, 17 February 2013

Cricket Thermometer

If you add 37 to the number of chirps a cricket makes in 15 seconds, you will have an approximation for the temperature outside.

As temperatures decrease, the number of chirps heard will go down as well, as the crickets are becoming cold and less active. The opposite holds true during warmer times.

Extracted from "15 Things You Might Not Know About The Outdoors" at

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