Psychrometer

Science / Weather / Psychrometer: An instrument used to measure water vapor content of the atmosphere. It consists of two thermometers, a wet bulb and dry bulb. May also be referred to as a sling psychrometer.

Wet Bulb Thermometer

Science / Weather / Wet Bulb Thermometer: A thermometer used to measure the lowest temperature in the ambient atmosphere in its natural state by evaporating water from a wet muslin-covered bulb of a thermometer. The wet bulb temperature is us MORE

Dry Bulb Thermometer

Science / Weather / Dry Bulb Thermometer: A thermometer used to measure the ambient temperature. The temperature recorded is considered identical to air temperature. One of the two thermometers that make up a psychrometer. MORE

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