Does sound travel better at night than during the day?

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by Jeff Renner

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Posted on October 23, 2012 at 6:00 PM

Does sound travel better at night than during the day?

 

First of all, there's no 'cause and effect' relationship betweem the time of day and the speed of sound. Now the speed of sound does vary with changes in temperature; it actually increases when temperatures warm, which is usually during the day, not night.

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