Visitors pay their respects at a memorial created to honour the victims of last week’s school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Photo: AP
Visitors pay their respects at a memorial created to honour the victims of last week’s school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Photo: AP

Why there’s more US mass shootings in warmer weather

  • While there are many causes behind the rising tide of gun violence in the United States, researchers suggest weather could play an increasingly important role
  • One report found temperatures 10 degrees higher than average were associated with a 33.8 per cent higher rate of shootings

Visitors pay their respects at a memorial created to honour the victims of last week’s school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Photo: AP
Visitors pay their respects at a memorial created to honour the victims of last week’s school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Photo: AP
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