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How Is Humidity Measured

The importance of water is embodied in the word ‘atmosphere’ itself, whose Greek roots mean ‘sphere of vapour’. Much of the meteorological effort on water has been based on measurements of rainfall and humidity. In principle, rainfall is the simpler of the two to observe, since it requires only a reliable way of collecting the... View Article

On Saturday, Egypt’s heat wave stifled Cairo as afternoon temperatures topped 107.6 degrees Fahrenheit (42 degrees Celsius). Today, meteorologists forecast a killing 114 degrees Fahrenheit (45.5 degrees Celsius), adjusted to include high humidity factors on the heat index. These temperature readings are measured in a shaded area. In direct sunlight, the actual climate temperatures are as much as 30 degrees higher. On this sixth day [tomorrow]...forecasters predict higher temperatures.

George Dollond, born in 1774, had both his uncle’s mechanical skill and his grandfather’s grasp of theory. He built numerous precision astronomical instruments with exacting attention to detail. He also invented an “atmospheric recorder” by which continuous measurements of temperature, wind, rainfall, humidity, pressure and other weather data were printed on rolls of paper. After Peter Dollond died in 1820, George Dollond ran the family business until his own death, on 13 May 1852,

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