Back To Article Read a Wind Chill Table

DIRECTIONS: Print out and study the Wind Chill Table found on the Internet at URL http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/iln/tables.htm
Then read each statement below. Tell whether each statement is true or false. Write T on the line before each true statement. Write F if the statement is false.

1. ______ If the temperature is 30 degrees and the wind is blowing at 20 miles per hour (mph), the wind chill temperature is 17 degrees.

2. ______ If the wind is blowing at 35 miles per hour on a 40 degree day, the wind chill temperature is 12 degrees below zero.

3. ______ The wind chill temperature is 10 degrees below zero on a 5 degree day when the wind is blowing 10 mph.

4. ______ On a 0 degree day when the wind is blowing more than 35 mph, the wind chill temperature is colder than 25 degrees below zero.

5. ______ The temperature is below freezing (32 degrees) when the wind is blowing 10 mph on a 40 degree day.

Figure out the missing number in each statement below. Write the number on that line.

6. If the wind is blowing 30 mph on a 30 degree day, the wind chill temperature is ______ .

7. If the temperature is 10 degrees and the wind is blowing at 20 mph, the wind chill temperature is ______ .

8. If the temperature is 15 degrees and the wind chill temperature is -8 degrees, the wind must be blowing at a speed of ______ .

9. If the wind is blowing 30 miles per hour and the wind chill temperature is 8 degrees, the air temperature must be ______ .