What is Dew Point? - Definition, Formula & Calculation


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What do you measure dew point with?

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1. What is the temperature called when the relative humidity is 100%?

2. What describes how much water vapor is in the air?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

'Gosh, is it humid out!' How many times have you heard that phrase? With this interactive worksheet and printable quiz combo, you will learn about measuring dew point temperatures and how this measurement relates to humidity. While you work through the worksheet, use the attached quiz to test yourself on the worksheet's vocabulary and information.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to evaluate your understanding on:

  • Dew points
  • Humidity
  • Measuring the dew point
  • How dew points impact temperature and humidity

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of dew points
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about dew points and temperatures in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding relative humidity and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as sensible temperature and relative humidity

Additional Learning

To learn more about dew points, review the accompanying lesson titled What is Dew Point? - Definition, Formula & Calculation. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn how to determine humidity and relative humidity
  • Discover what tools are used to measure humidity
  • Learn more about water vapor