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30% chance means what to you?

September 22, 2021

I watched a TikTok video not long ago, that has since gone viral, that described what the percentages attached to rain chances means. It was completely wrong. When I went to the web to find the definition, there were many opinions on the meaning. It's called probability of precipitation, and it seems most people have no clue what it means. Let's discuss the definition, and why it's super confusing and not always useful in a television weather forecast.