Does Bad Weather Really Affect Your Internet?

in Project HOPE2 months ago

As soon as you see the rain scattered on the radar, your internet refuses to cooperate with any inconsistencies. But does bad weather - snow, rain, or even heat - directly produce the problems of a network connection, or is this simply a coincidence that we all seem to have?


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If your Internet comes from a Wi-Fi hotspot set up in your office, home, or another place, it's very safe from anything that happens outside. The exception would be moisture, which is very difficult to get out of the sky. As Techwalla 's tech enthusiasts explain, “the humidity in the air only makes it harder for the signal to send properly,

which can lead to slow, sluggish connections.” But it is unlikely that a very humid day would be enough to cut off the saddle completely. It is also possible that extreme heat causes your Wi-Fi equipment to overheat and lose its function.

But what is more likely is that when any kind of bad weather strikes, people often stay indoors and spend time online - excessive TV watching, browsing social media, etc.

If your internet is cable- or satellite-based, on the other hand, bad weather can be the cause of your spotted connection. Satellite radio waves have a hard time passing freely through solid obstacles such as trees or buildings and rain - especially rain, as it is very heavy - can interfere with the norm. For cable users, extreme heat or rain can damage the cables themselves.

In short, you can blame the storm for the misconduct of your internet, but the specific cause depends on the type of internet.

Thanks for reading …



Well look, I didn't know this could interfere, but good to know, I always blamed my kids for unloading things when it storms.
thanks for sharing

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