Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Climate Comfort Index

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_354

The climate comfort index refers to the physiological effects of the human body and the degree of comfort and depends on weather conditions such as sunshine, temperature, humidity, wind, air pressure, precipitation and their combination. The evaluation index includes overall comfort, body temperature, a comfort index, temperature and humidity indexes, a wind effect index and a high temperature index. The climate comfort index is a key evaluation parameter for the quality of a tourism site.

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