Fact #884: Weathermen generally over-predict chances of rain, maximizing viewer happiness by increasing their precautions to not get wet. This is called “The Wet Bias”.

Source: http://www.randalolson.com/2014/06/21/accuracy-of-three-major-weather-forecasting-services/

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