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What is the relation between humidity and temperature?

  1. Jan 19, 2008 #1
    what is the relation between humidity and temperature? what effect when on humidity when temp. increase or decrease?
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  3. Jan 19, 2008 #2
    ONly relative humidity (percent of water vapor concentration/total potential water concentration) is affected by temperature. The physical amount of water present in air is not affected. However, the colder the air, the less water that can be readily held in solution. e.g. temperature decrease results in a relative humidity increase
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