Originally Posted by Miraz
Very simple correlation. Moist air will make a bouncy wicket bouncier but has little impact on dead batting tracks.
Moist air means the moisture on the wicket will be retained for longer time and that helps in greater purchase (lift) from the wicket.
It's not that simple. The correlation is non-linear. Just read the article below
Several branches of science are involved in the making of a pitch.