I Pulled 30 Years of Weather Data to Calculate the Perfect Wedding Date

Read the full story at Motherboard.

Here’s what happens when you get engaged: you experience roughly 24 hours of heady bliss, champagne, and congratulations. Then reality descends and you remember you now have to plan a wedding.

According to common sense, Pinterest, and Emily Post, the first step is to pick a date, which should be fairly simple. But if you want to get married in the cheap showiness of nature (and in Canada) like I do, weather is a pretty big consideration. Since my fiancé is a data journalist and I’m a science journalist, we naturally decided we’d choose the date based on data.

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