dry fog


dry fog
Reduced visibility below 1000 m caused by smoke and/or dust.

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  • Dry-bulb temperature — The dry bulb temperature is the temperature of air measured by a thermometer freely exposed to the air but shielded from radiation and moisture. Dry bulb temperature is the temperature that is usually thought of as air temperature, and it is the… …   Wikipedia


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