How does wind affect a thermometer?



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    Wind actually does not affect the temperature a thermometer reads. But since wind does affect how the temperature feels to people, weather experts usually provide a “wind chill” temperature.

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    Temperature (as well as a variety of other things (such as pressure and air density), but the overall force of the wind does not affect the temperature.  Winds do, however, transport air around that may be warm or cold.  Keep in mind that the cold air may be from pressure differences: temperature, volume, and pressure are co-dependent from the Ideal Gas Law.

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