chill factor


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chill factor

wind′chill fac`tor

(ˈwɪndˌtʃɪl)
n.
the apparent temperature felt on the exposed human body owing to the combination of temperature and wind speed.
[1945–50]
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As snowflakes were blown around the fells above Lake Windermere at the Great Tower activity centre near Newby Bridge, the temperature was estimated to have plummeted to minus five with the wind chill factor.
Temperatures are expected to stick at about 4C today, but the wind chill factor could make it feel more like -4C.
Temperatures are expected to stay just above freezing throughout the day, but with the wind chill factor it could feel a lot colder where the winds are strongest.
As snowflakes were blown around the fell above Lake Windermere at the Great Tower activity centre near Newby Bridge, the temperature was estimated to have plummeted to minus five with the wind chill factor.
NEVER mind The X Factor, it''s The chill factor that''s starting to grip Brrr-itain.
Strong surface winds will increase the chill factor with a maximum temperature of no more than 15C expected on both days, according to the Civil Aviation Affairs Meteorology Directorate.
Temperatures were expected to struggle to climb above freezing and could dip to minus five, with a significant wind chill factor making the Midlands bitterly cold.
But the bitter wind chill factor will make it feel like minus one (30F) throughout much of the day.
This statistical interpolation used to be called the "temperature humidity index," but its simpler moniker has raised its stature to match its wintery cousin: the wind chill factor.
THE ICEBOT -- With the wind chill factor below -50[degrees], WHOI engineer Amy Kukulya and engineering technician Kris Newhall launch the robotic underwater vehicle REMUS into a hole cut into a stretch of sea ice extending into the Chukchi Sea from Barrow, Alaska, the northernmost city in the United States.
It wasn't so bad the first day but by day three we were looking at -40C with the wind chill factor.
The chill factor around the Trossachs would surely freeze-up his equipment.