The low humidity, high altitudes and southern latitude all combine to make the climate salubrious and especially beneficial to persons suffering with pulmonary disorders.
The general physiognomy of the Indian flora is mainly determined by the conditions of humidity of climate.
The temperature of the air traversed and its humidity were observed, and the result was finally corrected to the velocity in dry air at o C. by means of equation (ro).
The comparative humidity of the atmosphere, however, makes the climate trying for Europeans.
And S.W., bringing warmer weather with rain and snow in winter, and causing days of great heat and humidity, with thunderstorms, in summer.
Bright sunshine and a pleasant climate (mean annual temperature about 48° F., rainfall 14 in., falling almost wholly from April to September, relative humidity 59), combined with beautiful scenery, have made the city a favourite health resort and place of residence.
The high temperature and great relative humidity make the summer climate of the Red Sea one of the most disagreeable in the world.
(sometimes over 80), and the mean absolute humidity of different months ranges from 70 to 80%.
Relative humidity: highest 92, recorded in December; lowest, 72, recorded in April; mean for 1906, 81.
The relative humidity of the air along the shores of the Gulf is high, so that exposure to the direct and reflected rays of the sun and radiation from the hot soil are encountered in a moist atmosphere.
The mean relative humidity is between 75 and 80 for all seasons save spring, when it is least and may be from 65 upward.
In the coast zone the heat and humidity are excessive during most of the year, June, September and October being the hottest months.
The humidity of places such as Fresno, Sacramento and Red Bluff in the valley varies from 48 to 58.
At Karasjok, Simpson found a slight decrease in I_ as relative humidity increased, but no certain change in I +.
The best form of stove is that with which perfect combustion is most nearly attained, and to which a pan of water is affixed to supply a desirable humidity to the air, the gas having the effect of drying the atmosphere.
In the log-glass the time is measured by running sand, which, however, is apt to be affected by the humidity of the atmosphere.
Other woods, beautiful and precious, include guayacan (Guaiacum sanctum), baria (varia, Cordia gerascanthoides) - the fragrant, hard-wood Spanish elm - the quiebra-hacha (Copaifera hymenofolia), which three are of wonderful lasting qualities; the jiqui (Malpighia obovata), acana (Achras disecta, Bassia albescens), caigaran (or caguairan, Hymenaea floribunda), and the dagame (Calicophyllum candidissi- mum), which four, like the culla, are all wonderfully resistant to humidity; the caimatillo (Chrysophyllum oliviforme), the yaya (or yayajabico, yayabito: Erythalis fructicosa, Bocagea virgata, Guateria virgata, Asimina Blaini), a magnificent construction wood; the maboa (Cameraria latifolia) and the jocuma (jocum: Sideroxylon mastichodendron, Bumelia saticifolia), all of individual beauties and qualities.
The climate of Cuba is tropical and distinctively insular in characteristics of humidity, equability and high mean temperature.
Both the humidity and the temperature are increased by the great mass of water, the Mozambique current, flowing south from the equatorial regions.
It requires a high temperature (about 80° F.), rich soil and a high degree of humidity for the best development of the tree.
The special conditions of the blast-furnace actually exaggerate the saving due to this widening of the available temperature-margin, and beyond this drying the blast does great good by preventing the serious irregularities in working the furnace caused by changes in the humidity of the air with varying weather.
The air is very damp: for the period1883-1902the annual average of humidity was 79.4%, the lowest average for any one month was 66.6% in April 1896 (the average for the twenty Aprils was 70.7), and the highest average for any one month was 89.9% for September 1897 (the average for the twenty Septembers was 85.5).
It is similar to that of the Colombian and Peruvian montanas, modified, if at all, by the excessive humidity which prevails in this region.
The clouds rest on this region during the day, and by their humidity support a vegetation amongst the trees, partly of shrubs, and partly of ferns.
A uniformly high temperature, excessive humidity, heavy rainfalls and violent tropical storms, known as typhoons or baguios, are characteristic of the Philippine climate.
At Manila the monthly average of relative humidity ranges from 70.7° in April to 85.5° in September, and the annual average is 79.4°.
At this height, with the thermometer marking 9 degrees below freezing, he remained for a considerable time, making observations not only on magnetism, but also on the temperature and humidity of the air, and collecting several samples of air at different heights.
In point of humidity and temperature the province lies half-way between Bengal and the Punjab.
The extreme heat of the south-east is tempered by the extremely low humidity characteristic of the Great Basin, which in the interior of the two southernmost counties is very low.
The Talitridae, better known as sandhoppers, can forgo the briny shore and content themselves with the damp foliage of inland forests or casual humidity in the crater of an extinct volcano.
They should always be fitted with a pan of water to supply the necessary humidity to the warmed air, and a flue to carry off any disagreeable fumes.