Weather Matters - Notify G-Mac
An interesting graphic, backed up by interesting data:
- It turns out that, after crunching 5,000,000+ publicly available crime reports (spanning the time between 2001 and the current day), and comparing it to historical weather data, this conventional wisdom generally pans out.
The conventional wisdom being that as the temperature rises, so does crime. Or as we call it here in Chicago, "The Theory of Duh).
Amusingly, toward the right side of the graph, there is a set of high temperatures that makes criminals stay inside (96-100 degrees).
Go read the entire article.