Absolute Humidity

Published: | Updated: February 14, 2020

Definition - What does Absolute Humidity mean?

Absolute humidity is the numerical measurement of the amount of water vapor in a given atmospheric environment, irrespective of temperature. It is measured as grams of moisture per cubic meter of air.

Corrosionpedia explains Absolute Humidity

Absolute humidity is a vital factor impacting the occurrence of corrosion in a metal. Atmospheric corrosion is a chemical reaction that requires water to take place. The absolute humidity is directly proportional to the likelihood and severity of corrosion.

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