If you make a small coil (say 20 cm) of nichrome wire and connect it to a 6V DC power supply it will warm up. Let's say the wire has a resistance of 2 ohm, the power output will be P = V 2 /R = 36/2 = 18 W. For my test the temperature equilibrated at 40°C. Now when I blew cool air from a hair dryer over it, the coil dropped to a temperature of 31°C. I measured the wind speed with an anemometer to be m/s. Higher speeds dropped the reading (eg at m/s it was 28°C). I used a digital anaemometer from Jaycar ($70). For temperature I glued an LM335Z Temperature Sensor Linear IC (Jaycar $) to the wire and packed some heatsink compound (Jaycar $, although you may want the silver paste for $).

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