why do objects get cold faster when they are wet?

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why do objects get cold faster when they are wet?

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basically, evaporative cooling

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evaporative_cooler

Evaporation make things cooler. If things are dry, they don’t have water to evaporate, so there’s no evaporation to speed up the cooling.

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