Climate (once again), Humidity

Rodger Whitlock
Wed, 16 Nov 2005 10:50:05 PST
On 15 Nov 05 at 18:54, Susan Hayek wrote:

> At 6:41 PM -0800 11/15/05, Rodger Whitlock wrote:
> >I'll even assert that even with all the fog, northern
> >California locations aren't really *humid*.
> **Just out of curiosity, what do we consider "humid"?
> We show humidity in the house most of the time at 60-75%.
> Outside I'm sure it's more. Tonight we have 65% humidity and
> 62F.
> Is this "humid"?

Having grown up in the Washington DC suburbs, I can state from 
personal experience "that's not humid." With emphasis. Try 95%, 
esp. when coupled with a temperature (in Fahrenheit) not too 
far different.

Maybe humid isn't quite the right word; "steambath" is perhaps 
nearer the mark.

Rodger Whitlock
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Maritime Zone 8, a cool Mediterranean climate

on beautiful Vancouver Island

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