dew-point formula

dew-point formula

[′dü ‚pȯint ‚fȯr·myə·lə]
(meteorology)
A formula for the calculation of the approximate height of the lifting condensation level; employed to estimate the height of the base of convective clouds, under suitable atmospheric and topographic conditions.
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