When it is just about to rain and there's a lot of water vapor in the air, this is an example of a time when the humidity level is high.
- moistness; dampness
- the amount or degree of moisture in the air
Origin of humidityMiddle English humydite from Old French humidite from Late Latin humiditas from Classical Latin humidus: see humid
- Dampness, especially of the air.
- Relative humidity.
Origin of humidityMiddle English humidite from Old French from Medieval Latin hūmiditās from Latin hūmidus humid ; see humid .
(usually uncountable, plural humidities)
From Middle English humidite, from Old French, from Medieval Latin humiditas, from Latin umidus (“damp, moist, wet”)