Bees and wasps have a lot in common in terms of how their metabolism works. Bees are in fact a type of wasp that has evolved to eat pollen, not flesh. We have reviewed how temperature and wasps work here.
Humidity increases the capacity of air to remove heat from an item. Again, using the Boulder, Colorado example – the air in February is so dry, and the air so thin at that altitude that your nose sort of dries out on the inside.
3. Sunlight and Bee ColorThe Sun actually transmits a significant amount of energy to small objects such as a bee. When I was working with Apis mellifera capensis bees we noted they have a significant phenotypic variation.