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Ever had a question about the weather or the work of the Bureau? Watch the #AskBOM series for answers from our experts.

AskBOM: What is 'feels like' temperature?

There's the air temperature, and there's what it 'Feels like'. Bureau of Meteorology senior meteorologist Jenny explains how we calculate and forecast 'apparent temperature'—taking into account wind chill and humidity.

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