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Temperature-humidity index

[tem-per-uh-cher-hyoo-mid-i-tee or, often, -yoo-, -pruh-, -per-cher-, -choo r] /ˈtɛm pər ə tʃər hyuˈmɪd ɪ ti or, often, -yu-, -prə-, -pər tʃər-, -ˌtʃʊər/
a number representing an estimate of the effect of temperature and moisture on humans, computed by multiplying the sum of dry-bulb and wet-bulb temperature readings by 0.4 and adding 15, with 65 assumed as the highest comfortable index.
Abbreviation: T.H.I.
temperature-humidity index
an index of the effect on human comfort of temperature and humidity levels, 65 being the highest comfortable level


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