apparent temperature


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apparent temperature

n.
The measurement of ambient air temperature adjusted for wind speed and relative humidity, used as an indicator of the perceived temperature.
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The perceived temperature, which is also referred to as the apparent temperature, is calculated through combining the effects of air temperature, relative humidity and wind speed.
Heat index is the degree of human discomfort that gives the apparent temperature or what people can feel following a temperature.
The relationship between apparent temperature and daily number oflive births in Montreal.
Roxas said the heat index, or the 'apparent temperature or what humans perceive or feel as the temperature affecting the body,' reached 39 degrees with a relative humidity of 36 percent.
While the mercury level dropped to 8C in Mesaieed and Turayna, the 'apparent temperature' fell to just 2C in Abu Samra, the Qatar Met department said.
When the northeast monsoon arrives, highs will not exceed 20 degrees during the day and the apparent temperature will feel colder due to the damp air.
That is two degrees higher than the month's average maximum temperature of 37C and high levels of humidity have added to the discomfort, causing the apparent temperature to climb above 50C yesterday.
However, the apparent temperature will be 42 degrees Celsius with humidity as high as 85 per cent," said the expert.
This mechanism also suggests a possible reason for sonoluminescence which similarly involves particles being confined to a small region, in this case a bubble collapsing to a size of 0.5 micron and attaining an apparent temperature of between 2300 K to 5100 K, as measured by the radiation given off (see [18]).
2015), we observed associations between continuous maximum temperature and maximum apparent temperature and ED visits for all internal causes, heat illness, fluid/electrolyte imbalances, renal diseases, asthma/ wheeze, diabetes, and intestinal infections (Winquist et al.
Regional projections of extreme apparent temperature days in Africa and the related potential risk to human health.