Elevated increases in human-perceived temperature under climate warming

  title={Elevated increases in human-perceived temperature under climate warming},
  author={J. Li and Y. Chen and T. Y. Gan and N. Lau},
  journal={Nature Climate Change},
  • J. Li, Y. Chen, +1 author N. Lau
  • Published 2018
  • Environmental Science
  • Nature Climate Change
  • Changes in air temperature (AT), humidity and wind speed (Wind) affect apparent temperature (AP), the human-perceived equivalent temperature1–3. Here we show that under climate warming, both reanalysis data sets and Global Climate Model simulations indicate that AP has increased faster than AT over land. The faster increase in AP has been especially significant over low latitudes and is expected to continue in the future. The global land average AP increased at 0.04 °C per decade faster than AT… CONTINUE READING
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