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One important point that you might not be considering is the heat of vaporization. You may be aware that while it normally takes 4.18 J (1 calorie) of heat to raise 1 gram of water 1 °C, it takes around 2250 J of heat to raise 1 g of water from liquid at 99.5 °C to gas at 100.5 °C, due to the energy needed to go from a liquid to a gas. - What you may not ...


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As other answers and comments have stated the reason that you feel cooler when the wind is blowing (wind chill factor often gets talked about on the news) is because evaporation is speed up by the wind. The reason that this evaporation causes cooling (explained in more detail here) is because when water evaporates, that water takes its energy with it. That ...


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This phenomena has nothing to do with any different kinds of receptors. When we are wet, we have lots of water on our surface. The evaporation of water causes cooling. Blowing wind tends to make evaporation faster. So, even if wind blows at normal temperature, we feel cold. If we are not wet, there is some water on our body surface. This water is low in ...



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