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What are humidity measurements based upon?
January 11, 2014 10:08PM
Air humidity measurements are based on the water content of the air, expressed as volume percentage:
Relative Humidity = percentage of saturation at a given temperature
Absolute Humidity = percentage of water in the air, regardless of saturation or temperature.
The humidity that is talked about in weather reports, is relative humidity.