When setting the humidity in the winter, I always recommend to set the humidistat to the highest humidity level the home can support (up to 55%). Remember, higher humidity levels are healthier and lower utility bills because they are more comfortable.
Similarly, you may ask, what should my humidity be set at in winter?
Every homeowner should own a hygrometer that measures temperature and relative humidity (RH). The ideal relative humidity for health and comfort is about 40–50%. In the winter months, it may have to be lower than 40% RH to avoid condensation on the windows.
Furthermore, is 25 Humidity too low? If outside temperature is 10-below to 0, humidity indoors should not be more than 25 percent. If outside temperature is 20-below to 10-below, humidity indoors should not be more than 20 percent. If outdoor temperature is lower than 20-below, inside humidity should not be more than 15 percent.
Similarly, you may ask, what should my humidistat be set at?
All you need to do is turn your humidistat to the “ON” setting and set your thermostat to the desired temperature. So to be safe, we recommend setting your humidistat’s relative humidity (RH) to 58 percent and setting your thermostat temperature between 77 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
Is 70 percent humidity high?
It means air is filled 70% of its capacity to hold water(moisture). 30% capacity is still left to become completely humid. Once it gets 30% more air will no longer be able to aid the evaporation of water. with 70% now, it is in uncomfortable region for humans.