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heat index

n.
A measurement of the air temperature that factors in the effect of relative humidity, used as an indicator of the perceived temperature. Also called humiture.
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With an average heat index, which records temperature and humidity, hitting 50C, the Arabian Gulf is one of the hottest operating areas of the US Navy.
4 degrees Celsius) and 80% humidity produces a wet-bulb or afeels likea temperature of 129 degrees Fahrenheit (31 degrees Celsius) on the NOAA National Weather Service Heat Index.
Heat Index Values will be in the upper 90s, with the highest heat index values occurring during the afternoons.
This combination of heat and humidity was so extreme that it was beyond levels the heat index was designed to compute, The Washington Post reported.
While he agreed climate often plays a major role in footwear choices, he said there would always be style seekers, like those in Manila, who would ditch the heat index and romp around in high-cuts.
Equipped with integrative technology for automatic fan operation, the system measures temperature and humidity at two points, calculates the heat index, and identifies the best operating speed and direction.
7[degrees]F) greater than ambient conditions, and peak heat index values may exceed outdoor conditions by 4.
The excessive heat is expected to last from Saturday morning, with temperatures predicted to be at least the mid-90s with a ranging heat index from 105 to 110 degrees in New York, until late Sunday evening.
Stymied by a lack of a uniform definition of what constitutes a heat wave, a researcher at the University of Missouri School of Medicine created a formula that factors in both relative and absolute heat index thresholds for a region and time period.
The meteorology department has also claimed that the temperature could even go beyond 40 Celsius on Sunday, because of extremely low wind pressure from sea and hence the heat index could go up to an extent of intolerance.
This drop in temperature is less likely felt by the body because the apparent temperature or heat index is high.
He informed that humid weather will continue during the month of August in the country with heat index will remain be high.