What is a tool to measure humidity called?

Answer A hygrometer, or psychrometer, is used to measure the relative humidity in the air by comparing two bulbs. By plugging in the temperatures of one wet, and one dry bulb, a table (known as a Hygrodei... Read More »

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What is the tool to measure humidity called?

A hygrometer measures humidity close to the surface of the Earth. Gravimetric hygrometry is a calibrating standard. It uses a desiccant, which absorbs water. The desiccant is weighed before and aft... Read More »

What tool do you use to measure relative humidity?

Relative humidity---the ratio of actual water vapor pressure to the vapor pressure of saturated air at the same temperature---is commonly measured by a psychrometer. While there are several forms ... Read More »

What does humidity measure?

Humidity is the amount water vapor in the air. Relative humidity is perhaps the most common expression of humidity, but it also can be expressed as absolute humidity, specific humidity and more by ... Read More »

What do you use to measure relative humidity?

Hygrometers measure relative humidity. Relative humidity is the ratio of moisture in the air compared to the maximum amount of moisture the air can hold at a given temperature. Hygrometers report t... Read More »