Weather Talk: Most-humid weather not where you might expect
Where is the most humid weather on Earth? Central Africa? Southeast Asia? The Amazon rain forest? All wrong.
Dew point readings around 90 degrees are not uncommon in summer. The highest dew point ever known to have been measured was 95 degrees at Dhaharan, Saudi Arabia, on July 8, 2003. The air temperature at the time was 108 degrees, creating a heat index value of 176.
The term, “muggy” is not strong enough for such conditions.
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