Examples of dew point in a Sentence
It's 78° outside and the dew point is 63°.
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Any dew point of 70 degrees or higher signals oppressively humid air.
The humidity remains way too high for late September, with dew points in the upper 60s to near 70.
The dew point, a measure of humidity, remained at least 70 degrees for nearly three straight days Oct. 8 to 10 — the longest stretch on record for the month by far, nearly doubling the next longest streak (1.5 days in 1959).
Air with a higher humidity (actually, a higher dew point) is slightly less dense than drier air, and so the higher the humidity, the farther a ball will travel.
The surface dew points, a reading of moisture in the air, were in the mid teens, lower than values in Las Vegas and Phoenix, according to Jon Erdman, a senior meteorologist with Weather.com.
The global record appears to be held by Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, where the air temperature in the shade was 108 degrees and the dew point 95 degrees on July 8, 2003, making for an apparent temperature of 176 degrees.
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Definition of dew point for English Language Learners
: the temperature at which the moisture in the air forms visible drops of water : the temperature at which dew forms
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