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dew point

noun as in temperature when dew forms

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Humidity levels remain the same with dew points in the mid-70s or so.

We may have dew points heading back down into the comfortable 50s.

The dew point of 49 degrees that was recorded in the middle of the day is something we might expect about 1 percent of the time.

Humidity remains fairly high with dew points in the upper 60s to near 70.

When combining Tuesday’s air temperature and dew point, our skin can’t self-cool as easily, so the apparent “heat index” temperature may feel about 100 degrees in a few locations.

Hence the utility of instruments for determining the dew-point.

The temperature at which air is saturated and condensation begins is called the dew point.

As soon as a mass of air is cooled to its dew-point, water begins to be precipitated in the form of rain, dew, snow or hail.

This temperature is the dew point of the air after it passes up into the drying chamber above the coils.

Knowing the temperature in the drying room and the dew point, the relative humidity is thus determined.


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dew-point, such as: dew-point temperature, dp, dwpt, humidification, humidity, and saturation.

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