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“The Matrix owns you!”

I decided to write an article outside amateur astronomy, which is the main scope of this blog. Why? Cause I have the means and I find it fun :)

In this short paper I describe the correlation between the visitor traffic the website radiocluj.ro received and the weather conditions recorded in the geographically relevant area. My goal was to measure how much weather conditions impact visitor behaviour. I found that the general hunch (good weather-less visitors, bad weather-more visitors) is not only true, but weather has a ~20% impact on traffic, depending on the definitions used. With further refinement the findings described below might be used in a predictive manner to maximize the impact of an article, however this is outside of the scope of this paper. (tovább…)