humidity humidity  /hju ˈmɪ də ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) wetness in the atmosphere

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. So it was the humidity! How a kindly engineer from the Snowbelt made the Sunbelt boom.
  2. Consider: temperature 98, humidity 34%, gives humiture 66.
  3. There are some drawbacks: the surrounding air must have at least 40% humidity, and each device costs about $1,000.

News

  1. Less heat, lower humidity, plenty of sunshine

    High pressure will build in over the weekend bringing in sunshine, low humidity and seasonable conditions.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WPDE Myrtle Beach - Florence

  2. Lack of humidity in summer makes people feel good, but plants, not so much

    The minimal humidity that makes California's summer heat more comfortable for people can make warm weather more uncomfortable for plants that should otherwise enjoy warmth in the garden.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. Houston Forecast: Heat, humidity on the rise Thursday

    HOUSTON –- The heat and humidity will be on the rise in Houston on Thursday, but there’s still a slight chance for isolated showers that could bring some relief, said KHOU 11 News Meteorologist Chita Johnson. “This morning we started with partly cloudy skies, and I think we’re going to continue to see some cloud cover throughout the day today,” said Johnson. It was warm and muggy early this ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KHOU 11 Houston

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Quotes

  1. "The humidity and heat caused by ...... people entering the tomb and their breathing will change the mummy to a powder. The only good thing (left) in this mummy is the face. We need to preserve the face," said Hawass, who wore his signature...
    on Nov 4, 2007 By: Zahi Hawass Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "It does bother me but I'm used to it," said Daly, who lives only 2 1/2 hours away. "I grew up around this area. It's not the heat that bothers you, it's the humidity. You can deal with heat. Humidity is brutal."
    on Aug 9, 2007 By: John Daly Source: AFP

  3. "Very hot. I'm from Miami, and there's some humidity here," Bershawn Jackson said after an opening-round 49.58 in the 400 hurdles.
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Bershawn Jackson Source: The Associated Press

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