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Humidity describes the amount of water vapour in the air, whereas realtive humidity represents the percentage of water vapour in the air compared to the maximum amount that could exist in that air.

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Q: What is humidity and relative humidity?
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How are humidity and relative humidity alike?

why is relative humidity more useful than humidity?

What humidity is expressed as a percent?

relative humidity

What is relative humidity measured in?

Relative humidity is measured in %.

How can relative humidity increase diffusion rate?

The relative humidity can increase it by letting more water into the air. The relative humidity can hold more than regular humidity.

What is the relationship between evaporation and relative humidity?

Relative humidity is the amount of moisture that the air can hold. The lower the relative humidity, the faster that evaporation will take place. Low relative humidity equals dry air.

What should the low and high end for humidity temperatures for your home?

30 to 50% of Relative humidity - the relative part of relative humidity being relative to the temperature.

How is relative humidity different from humidity?

Relative humidity is percentage of water relative to how much air can hold if saturated Absolute humidity is actual amount of moisture in the air

What happens to relative humidity if temperature increases?

The relative humidity decreases

What measurement is recorded in percentages air pressure barometric pressure relative humidity or specific humidity?

Relative Humidity

When air is cooled what happens to Relative Humidity?

The relative humidity goes up.

What is the average humidity in baton rouge la US?

Average Relative Humidity: Baton Rouge Relative Humidity (Morning) 89% Baton Rouge Relative Humidity (Afternoon) 62%

Which type of air has a relative humidity of 100 percent?

As humid air with high relative humidity is changed such that humidity increases.(could be by many mechanism), the air becomes saturated at 100% relative humidity.

How does relative humidity change with temperature changes?

Relative humidity expresses a percentage of humidity in the air to the maximum amount of humidity that could be in the air. For example: when the temperature rises the air will be able to hold much more humidity so the relative humidity will drop.

Compare relative humidity with absolute humidity?

Relative humidity is a ratio for determining if water vapor is in the air. Absolute humidity is the amount of water vapor in the air.

What is the relative humidity during a blizzard?

Since it's usually snowing, the relative humidity is near 100%.

What is the highest relative humidity ever recorded?

100% is the highest relative humidity possible and the highest recorded.

The actual humidity divided by the saturation humidity is the?

relative humidity

How does temperature affect relative humidity?

Temperature affects relative humidity because the colder the temperature the less moisture the air can hold, therefor giving you a lower relative humidity

What does a relative humidity of 75 mean?

A relative humidity of 75% means that the air is holding 75% of the total water vapor that it can hold at that temperature, hence the name relative humidity.

What does relative humidity represent?

Relative humidity is the ratio of partial pressure of water vapor in a mixture to the saturated vapor pressure of water at a particular temperature. From this, a percentage will be reached which is the relative humidity.

How does relative humidity work?

Relative humidity work with the amount of moist and water vapor that is all together.and that how all the vapor that is all together and that the type of moist that what call the relative humidity.

Relationship between evaporation and relative humidity?

The higher the relative humidity is the lower rate of evaporation.

How are temperature and relative humidity related?

Temperature and Humidity are inversly related. As temperature of air increases , Relative humidity in the air decreases or viceversa.

What can be used to measure relative humidity?

A hygrometer measures relative humidity, as does the more commonly used psychrometer.

If temperature remains unchanged and mixing ratio decreases how will relative humidity change?

The relative humidity will decrease