What is a good humidity level for your home? The ideal humidity level for your home may change as the seasons change and outdoor temperatures fluctuate. Certain areas of the country, especially those in the South, typically experience higher humidity levels.

The chart below offers a good place to start if you’re trying to create a comfortable atmosphere.

Outdoor temperature

Optimal indoor humidity level

Higher than 50°F

Max. 45%

25°F to 50°F

Max. 40%

0°F to 25°F

30% – 40%

-20°F to 0°F

20% – 30%

Below -20°F

15% – 20%