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Misconception WCM035:

Humidity does not depend on the temperature of the air. Warm air can hold the same amount of water vapor as cold air (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

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Both the amount of liquid water beneath the air and the temperature of the air affect the humidity of air.



The humidity of air can be higher at one time of year than another because warmer air can hold more water vapor than cooler air.