A Study of the Development of a Korea Wind Chill Temperature Index(III) - Principal Experiment for Development of the Korea Wind Chill Temperature Index -

한국형 체감온도지수 개발연구(III) - 체감온도지수 개발을 위한 본실험 -

  • Park, Jong-Kil (School of Environmental Sciences Engineering, Atmospheric Environment Information Research Center, Inje University) ;
  • Jung, Woo-Sik (Department of Atmospheric Environment Information Engineering, Inje University) ;
  • Kim, Byung-Soo (Department of Data Science, Inje University) ;
  • Yoon, Sook-Hee (Department of Nursing, Inje University) ;
  • Lee, Jong-Tae (Department of Pre-Medicine, Inje University) ;
  • Kim, Eun-Byul (Department of Atmospheric Environment Information Engineering, Inje University) ;
  • Park, Gil-Un (Department of Atmospheric Environment Information Engineering, Inje University) ;
  • Kim, Seok-Cheol (Department of Atmospheric Environment Information Engineering, Inje University) ;
  • Jeong, Kyeong-Seok (Department of Data Science, Inje University)
  • 박종길 (인제대학교 환경공학부, 대기정보연구센터) ;
  • 정우식 (인제대학교 대기환경공학과) ;
  • 김병수 (인제대학교 데이터정보학과) ;
  • 윤숙희 (인제대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 이종태 (인제대학교 예방의학과) ;
  • 김은별 (인제대학교 대기환경공학과) ;
  • 박길운 (인제대학교 대기환경공학과) ;
  • 김석철 (인제대학교 대기환경공학과) ;
  • 정경석 (인제대학교 데이터정보학과)
  • Published : 2008.10.30


This paper aims to provide a fundamental basis for the improvement and verification of existing wind chill temperature index through the observation of skin temperature change of human body with air temperature and wind speed. For this, we control air temperature $5^{\circ}C$ interval from $0^{\circ}C$ to $-20^{\circ}C$ and classify wind speed by 0, 2, 6 and 8 m $s^{-1}$ respectively. The results are as follows; At each combination of air temperature and wind speed, the reduction rate of the mean skin temperature are different. When our body is exposed to the atmosphere, the mean skin temperature decreases at an exponential rate. The duration of the steady state is more than one hour, while it decreases with strong wind speed. Among 4 sites on a face, the skin temperature of forehead is the highest, followed by one of chin, left cheek, right cheek in orders. Especially, since the skin temperature of right cheek is the lowest, we think that it is suitable to use the data set of the right cheek skin temperature for the development of a Korea wind chill temperature index as a worst case.


Air temperature;Wind speed;The reduction rate of mean skin temperature;An arrival time of the steady state;A Korea wind chill temperature index


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