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
Today (Thursday): Humidity is high, and so are the rain chances.
At one hospital, the bioengineer saw babies lying on cots next to medical equipment destroyed by dust and humidity.
The commercial hub of Karachi suffered days of cuts due to power plant faults and grid tripping, caused by what distribution company K-Electric Ltd. said was high humidity levels in the sweltering port city.
Without curbs on greenhouse gases, Louisville could experience as many as 92 days in 2100 with deadly heat and humidity.
Yet Royals manager Ned Yost mentioned the humidity as a reason for Strahm’s erratic command.
Forecasters called for afternoon temperatures near 90 while humidity levels were expected to remain in the single-digits through the weekend.
In sauna-like conditions at Globe Life Park, with temperature on the field around 100 degrees with high humidity on Friday night, Paxton seemed to wilt in the conditions, falling apart in a five-run third inning.
Along with heat and humidity, summer on the North Shore also means road projects get underway, causing delays and other headaches for commuters.
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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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