How is rain related to earth rotation? Suppose the earth rotation slowed down gradually to a third of its current speed. Will that affect the rain? If the earth stopped rotating on its axis completely, will the rain stop altogether?

Thank you.

  • $\begingroup$ I have asked this question on earth. They closed it and asked me to ask in here. $\endgroup$ – Tiano Manti Jun 13 at 13:57
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    $\begingroup$ I have no idea why it would be closed on Earth. There is no astronomy here at all. It is a pure Earth Science question. $\endgroup$ – James K Jun 15 at 15:03
  • $\begingroup$ I just want to understand how the rain is related to earth movement. In trying to understand how, I have mentioned exaggerated examples, to understand how earth rotation affects it. That is all. $\endgroup$ – Tiano Manti Jun 15 at 15:11
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    $\begingroup$ I'm really not sure this question belongs here, so I'll make this a comment, not an answer, but you should start by reading about Coriolis forces, which play a big role in creating the cyclones and anti-cyclones which play a large role in our weather. $\endgroup$ – Steve Linton Jun 15 at 16:23
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    $\begingroup$ in fact something very much like it has already been answered there earthscience.stackexchange.com/questions/8515/… $\endgroup$ – James K Jun 15 at 21:15

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