Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Heat index

The sea ice is melting faster and sooner in the Arctic, and there have been heat waves of various strength and length all around the world. Want to know why it feels so hot? Check the NOAA Heat Index. For example 80% humidity at temperature of 95ºF (=35ºC) would feel like 133ºF, when “heat strokes are highly likely with continued exposure”...

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