What is Wet Bulb Temperature

2024 • 3min • News • Business


Published On: May 31, 2024 - How hot is too hot to handle? If you’ve stepped outside lately, you’re probably asking yourself this question. With India in the grip of a severe heatwave, it's becoming nearly impossible to get any work done outside. But have you ever wondered how we measure the humidity or why it makes the heat feel even worse? Humidity is recorded using three key temperatures - dry bulb, wet bulb, and dew point. These measurements help determine the state of humid air. Watch News9's Krishnakumar explain what wet bulb temperature is and why it matters to us.