RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND LAPSE RATE EXERCISE

Atmospheric Moisture: Give the relative humidity from the temperature (first) and absolute humidity (second). 1) 30F, 1.9; 2) 70F, 4.00; 3) 70F, 3.20; 4) 40F, 0.87; 5) 80F, 7.63; 6) 50F, 4.1; 7) 100F, 3.94; 8) 90F, 1.47; 9) 60F, 3.42; 10) 40F, 2.61.

Answers: 100%; 50%; 40%; 30%; 70%; 100%; 20%; 10%; 60%; 90%.



Fill in the table below.

elevation temperature equivalent sea level temperature   answers
1000' ________ 86.5F   83F
4000' 44F ________   58F
6000' ________ 30F   9F
10,000' 35F ________   70F
2000' 51F ________   58F
8000' ________ 68F   40F

Fill in the blanks below. When letters are used, they refer to the standard mountain used in this lecture.




The elevation of A is 4000', the elevation of X is 10,000', the elevation of B is 16,000', and the elevation of C is 4000'. The temperature at A is 73F. The temperature at X is ______F. The temperature at B is ________F. The temperature at C is ________F.

The elevation of A is 2000', the elevation of X is 6,000', the elevation of B is 10,000', and the elevation of C is 4000'. The temperature at A is 88F. The temperature at X is ________F. The temperature at B is ________F. The temperature at C is ________F.

The elevation of A is 6000', the elevation of B is 12,000', and the elevation of C is 2000'. The temperature at A is 90F, and the temperature at X is 79F. The difference in temperature between point A and point X is ______F. The elevation of X is ________'. The temperature of B is ________F. The temperature at C is ________F. The equivalent sea level temperaure of C is ________F.

The elevation of A is 0', the elevation of B is 14,000', and the elevation of C is 2000'. The temperature at A is 79F, and the temperature at X is 57F. The difference in temperature between point A and point X is ________F. The elevation of X is ________'. The temperature of B is ________F. The temperature at C is ________F. The equivalent sea level temperature of C is ________F.

The elevation of A is 4000', the elevation of B is 8,000', and the elevation of C is 4000'. The temperature at at X is 27F. The equivalent sea level temperature of the air at A is 74F. The temperature of the air at A is _________F. The difference in temperature between point A and point X is _________F. The elevation of X is _________'. The temperature of B is _________F. The temperature at C is _________F. The equivalent sea level temperature of the air at C is _________F.

Given: The elevation of A is 8000', the elevation of B is 20,000', and the elevation of C is 6000'.

The equivalent sea level temperature of A is 50F. What is the temperature at A? ________F

The temperature at A is 72F and the elevation of X is 12,000'. What is the dew point temperature? ________F

The temperature at A is 85F and the temperature at X is 41F. What is the elevation of X? ________ feet

The temperature at X is 62F and the elevation of X is 10,000'. What is the temperature at B? ________F

The temperature at B is 17F. What is the temperature at C? ________F

The temperature at C is 50F. What is the equivalent sea level temperature of the air at C? ________F


answers: 40, 22, 88; 66, 54, 87; 11, 8000, 67, 122, 129; 22, 4000, 27, 93, 100; 60, 33, 10000, 38, 60, 74; 22; 50; 16000; 32; 94; 71.


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