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An arbitrary index of the suitability of environmental conditions to physical activity. Comfort Index = (temperature + relative humidity)/4. Since the index was devised in the USA, temperature is measured in degrees Fahrenheit. A comfort index above 95 during low wind-speeds may require acclimatization; the presence of wind allows higher values to be tolerated.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


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