[LMB] OT: Temperature

Markus Baur baur at chello.at
Thu Jan 13 17:20:49 GMT 2022

yes .. saunas are pretty dry

consider this that you start with air at ambient temp and relative 
humidity (lets say 20°C and 50%) - if you heat that up to 100°C you end 
up with 0.8% relative humidity

which is why sweating in a sauna works pretty well to keep your body 
temperature under control .. and thus makes 100°C bearable for limited times

use this to check my arithmetic




Am 13.01.2022 um 07:50 schrieb Joel Polowin:
> Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I was in a health spa in Bad Hamburg many years ago. It had a line of
>> saunas with the temperatures listed by the door. The last was listed as a
>> 100 c. I sat in it for a very short period of time it was very hot. I had
>> to sit on my towel the bench too uncomfortable.
> Huh.  I didn't know about that.  A dry sauna -- and you'd want it to be
> *really* dry -- wouldn't necessarily injure one immediately at 100'C.
> It still sounds dangerous.
> Joel

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