Can air humidity(water vapor) fall like rain in a room?

In summary, humidity does not fall like rain when there is a drop in temperature, but it can cause condensation in the form of mist or fog. In a room, it can condense on cold surfaces, and theoretically, it could also condense in the air itself, but it would likely evaporate quickly. The process of condensation is affected by temperature and the surrounding environment.
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MQTUAE
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Hello,


I wanted to know if air humidtiy is high because of a higher temperature does it fall like rain on me or on the clothes or ground what ever after a drop in temperature?

The drop in Temperature also means a drop in humidity where does the water vapor goes, i know about cold places in a room where it condense but can it also condense just in a minute when i open the window and the colder air drops the temperature of the room?

How is the process can anyone explain it to me why we are still dry?

thanks!
 
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MQTUAE said:
Hello,


I wanted to know if air humidtiy is high because of a higher temperature does it fall like rain on me or on the clothes or ground what ever after a drop in temperature?

The drop in Temperature also means a drop in humidity where does the water vapor goes, i know about cold places in a room where it condense but can it also condense just in a minute when i open the window and the colder air drops the temperature of the room?

How is the process can anyone explain it to me why we are still dry?

thanks!

I know for a fact it won't fall like rain however it will drip.
Please notify me if you need more information.
 
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Condensation due to drop in temperature and high humidity is usually in the form of mist or fog, not drops.
 
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My assumption is that raindrops form and grow due to falling long distances through clouds. If they begin at a high cold altitude, the drop would be cooler than the vapor it passes through, causing it to condense that vapor as it comes in contact with it.

Humidity in a room would condense on anything cold it touches, such as a cold beverage or an air conditioning vent. Theoretically, I suppose, cold air from an a/c could also generate drops of condensation in the air itself, but I would think these drops would immediately evaporate into the surrounding cold air from the a/c. The only reason I think condensation might form on the a/c vent itself is because it is metal and holds temperature and because the warm humid air would creep in from the walls as the air stream blows away from the ceiling.
 
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Hello,

Thank you for your question. Air humidity, or water vapor, does not fall like rain in a room. This is because air humidity is not in liquid form, like rain, but rather in gas form. In order for water vapor to fall like rain, it would need to undergo a process called condensation, where it changes from a gas to a liquid state. This typically occurs when warm, moist air comes into contact with a colder surface, such as a window or a cold wall. This causes the water vapor to cool and condense into tiny droplets of liquid water, which can then appear as fog or mist in the room.

However, when you open a window and let in colder air, the temperature of the room may drop, but the humidity level does not necessarily decrease immediately. This is because the air inside the room still contains the same amount of water vapor, but it is now at a lower temperature. As the air cools, it can hold less water vapor, so the excess water vapor may condense on surfaces or in colder areas of the room, such as near the window or on cold walls. This is why you may notice condensation on these surfaces when you open a window and let in colder air.

I hope this explanation helps to clarify the process of condensation and why we may still feel dry even when the temperature drops. Thank you for your interest in this topic.
 

Related to Can air humidity(water vapor) fall like rain in a room?

1. Can air humidity fall like rain in a room?

No, air humidity cannot fall like rain in a room. Rain is formed when water vapor in the air condenses into droplets due to cooling and gravity, while air humidity refers to the amount of water vapor present in the air which can vary but does not have the same properties as liquid water.

2. How does humidity affect the air in a room?

Humidity affects the air in a room by determining the amount of water vapor present in the air. High levels of humidity can make the air feel warmer and more uncomfortable, while low levels of humidity can cause the air to feel dry and cold.

3. Can high humidity in a room cause health problems?

Yes, high humidity in a room can cause health problems such as respiratory issues, allergies, and skin irritation. This is because high humidity can promote the growth of mold, bacteria, and dust mites, which can trigger allergies and worsen respiratory conditions.

4. How can you control humidity levels in a room?

There are several ways to control humidity levels in a room. These include using a dehumidifier to remove excess moisture from the air, using ventilation to circulate the air and prevent it from becoming too humid, and using air conditioning to cool and dehumidify the air.

5. Is there an ideal humidity level for a room?

Yes, the ideal humidity level for a room is between 30-50%. This range is considered comfortable for most people and can help prevent the growth of mold and bacteria. However, the ideal humidity level may vary depending on personal preference and the climate of the region.

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