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Atmospheric specific humidity (at surface)


Measurement Definition*: In a system of moist air, the ratio of the mass of water vapor to the total mass of the system. Conventionally measured at 2 m height [Unit of measurement- g/kg]
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* Description adapted from WMO.
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