Why Is Static Electricity Worse in the Winter?

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Static electricity is the electric charge that is trapped on the surface of an object. Static electricity is worse during the winter because there is lack of humidity and the moisture covers the material which then allows for a path of electron flow.
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Cold air is less humid. Drier air leads to more static electricity.
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I am afraid that I don't entirely agree with Zman. Yes, there is less humidity in the winter and it is the cause of more static electricity but there is a confusion between absolute
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