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Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Midwest and Plains

Severe storms and heavy rains are likely in the Upper Midwest and Plains through this evening. A long duration heat wave will build across the West through next week with excessive heat watches/warnings in effect from the Southwest to Northwest. TS Josephine is forecast to pass well north of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands while TS Kyle is forecast to move quickly away from land this weekend. Read More >

Density Altitude

by Tim Brice and Todd Hall

 

 
 
 
Enter the air temperature and choose a unit: Density Altitude in feet:
Fahrenheit Celsius Kelvin ft
Enter the actual station pressure (not the altimeter setting) and choose a unit: Density Altitude in meters:
in of mercury mm of mercury millibars (hPA) m
Enter the dewpoint and choose a unit:  
Fahrenheit Celsius Kelvin  

 

What is the formula for the density altitude script?