Mosquitoes and Humidity

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Why do mosquitoes seem more active in humid environments?

Mosquitoes and Humidity

One reason why mosquito bites are more common in humid climates is because mosquito thermal sensing is more acute when the humidity is high. In fact it can increase by as much of three times. If you want to avoid mosquitoes you may want to avoid exposing yourself to highly humid areas.

   

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7/22/2007 11:00:12 PM
ABIODUN AYELAGBE said:

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8/5/2011 12:17:44 PM
Jimmy Johns said:

thanks pal. this sure helped me out




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