Definition of humidity
: a moderate degree of wetness especially of the atmosphere — compare relative humidity
Examples of humidity in a Sentence
the humidity of the region
It's not the heat that will get you—it's the humidity.
The temperature is 67 degrees with humidity at 75 percent.
an area of low humidity
Recent Examples of humidity from the Web
High temperatures and high humidity create a high heat index in the summer.
A local cultural gem with national recognition, the Sacramento institution’s humidity problems trace back to the 2010 expansion that increased its square footage threefold.
The roof was closed for the game Wednesday because of high heat and humidity, which means the weather wasn't to blame for the poor fan showing.
The humidity levels in her home were troublingly low.
A cold front will deliver a band of showers late Wednesday that will drop the temperatures and humidity for the rest of the week.
Remember Saturday with all that humidity and a heat advisory?
Back on Ocean Drive, men ditched their tops and women rocked barely-there swimsuits amid sweltering temperatures and soaring humidity.
Frizz-Free Hair Keep humidity from ruining a good hair day with products that add body but won’t weigh down strands, like a root- lifting powder (Oribe Swept Up Volume Powder Spray, $42) or a lightweight wave spray (R+Co Sail Soft Wave Spray, $29).
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First Known Use of humidity
HUMIDITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of humidity for English Language Learners
: moisture in the air : the amount of moisture in the air
HUMIDITY Defined for Kids
Definition of humidity for Students
: the degree of wetness especially of the atmosphere
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