Why Does the Temperature Drop Just before Sunrise?

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The temperature drops just before sunrise as a result of energy loss from the air on the earth's surface due to the loss of heat energy. The energy loss on the ground becomes even greater during the sun set and continues into the night.
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Right before sunrise (where you are) it IS sunrise just over the horizon. There, the sun is coming up and beginning to warm. This causes an outward expansion of air which in turn
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If you look at a graph of temperature versus time over many days, you'll see something that looks roughly like a wave -- with some blips and irregularities due to weather systems
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The temperature just before sunrise isn't that different than the temperature an hour or two before sunrise. The ground has been cooling slowly all night, and this cools the lowest
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That is an old saying that is incorrect. In nature, it's not always darkest
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