[ hyoo-mi-cher, -choo r or, often, yoo- ]
/ ˈhyu mɪ tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər or, often, ˈyu- /


a measure of the discomfort most people feel because of the combined effects of atmospheric temperature and humidity; variously defined as Fahrenheit temperature plus some function of vapor pressure.
(formerly) the average of the Fahrenheit temperature and the relative humidity.

Origin of humiture Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Scientific definitions for humiture

[ hyōōmĭ-chər ]

See heat index.
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