RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND LAPSE RATE EXERCISE

Atmospheric Moisture: Give the relative humidity from the temperature (first) and absolute humidity (second). 1) 30°F, 1.9; 2) 70°F, 4.00; 3) 70°F, 3.20; 4) 40°F, 0.87; 5) 80°F, 7.63; 6) 50°F, 4.1; 7) 100°F, 3.94; 8) 90°F, 1.47; 9) 60°F, 3.42; 10) 40°F, 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' ________ 86.5°F   83°F
4000' 44°F ________   58°F
6000' ________ 30°F   9°F
10,000' 35°F ________   70°F
2000' 51°F ________   58°F
8000' ________ 68°F   40°F

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 73°F. 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 88°F. 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 79°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 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 57°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 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 74°F. 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 50°F. What is the temperature at A? ________°F

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

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

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

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

The temperature at C is 50°F. 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.