What is Relative Humidity and How is it Affected?

Humidity water on branch
Industrial Measurements

​​​​​We can relate to relative humidity because of how it makes us “feel” – too much relative humidity makes everything feel muggy and uncomfortable  while too little relative humidity can make us feel extremely dry and in the case of a fully carpeted area, painful when it is so dry you get shocked touching a door knob!

But what is relative humidity really? It is much more than something we hear in the weather report. In this presentation we start at the basics, Dalton’s Law, to understand our atmosphere and relate it to powerful parameters that can determine various forms of moisture.  Relative humidity along with temperature can open the door to understanding complicated applications – from building automation to stability chamber monitoring.  ​

If you are new to measuring moisture or would like to refresh yourself on the current psychometric parameters, this is a great place to start.

Attend this webinar to learn:

  • How we can relate to relative humidity (RH)   
  • How does temperature and pressure a​ffect RH?​   
  • Should I measure relative humidity or is there something better?​

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Yumi Alanoly

Sales Application Engineer

Yumi Alanoly was previously a Sales Application Engineer at Vaisala with over 6 years of experience in the industrial and life science industry. 

She has worked on a wide range of qualification projects, including process, cleaning, shipping, laboratory equipment, packaging, software, network, and computer validation.      Yumi has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell.​​