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Wind chill factor

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Science Middle School Medium

Calculating the Wind Chill Factor

The first wind chill table and formula was developed before World War II. It was updated at the beginning of the 21st Century. This public radio story is about how scientists have changed how they calculate the wind chill factor. You hear from people about how they experience wind chill and why it doesn’t affect inanimate objects.

Physical Science Earth and Space Science Weather and Climate

Story Length: 2:50

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Living on Earth

AIR DATE: 01/11/2002


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