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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for meteorological variables in Qinghai Province, China, from July 2008 to December 2013

From: Spatial transmission and meteorological determinants of tuberculosis incidence in Qinghai Province, China: a spatial clustering panel analysis

District, city Meteorological variables Mean Standard deviation Minimum Maximum
Total MAT (°C) 5.0 8.9 -13.4 20.4
MP (mm) 35.3 39.4 0.0 195.1
MSH (hours) 218.9 31.8 99.6 307.9
MAWS (m/s) 1.5 0.5 0.1 3.5
Xining MAT (°C) 6.1 9.1 -11.2 18.8
MP (mm) 35.4 36.8 0.0 147.7
MSH (hours) 217.7 29.5 151.9 289.6
MAWS (m/s) 1.0 0.2 0.7 1.8
Haidong MAT (°C) 7.8 9.1 -9.9 20.4
MP (mm) 28.6 30.4 0.0 128.9
MSH (hours) 222.2 27.9 156.6 282.2
MAWS (m/s) 2.0 0.4 1.0 2.6
Hainan MAT (°C) 5.6 8.8 -9.8 18.8
MP (mm) 28.0 31.3 0.0 101.4
MSH (hours) 238.3 28.1 176.6 303.8
MAWS (m/s) 1.6 0.5 0.7 3.5
Haibei MAT (°C) 2.1 9.1 -13.4 14.9
MP (mm) 41.0 42.7 0.0 195.1
MSH (hours) 206.2 24.4 133.1 262.3
MAWS (m/s) 1.5 0.4 0.6 2.5
Haixi MAT (°C) 5.0 9.7 -11.8 19.5
MP (mm) 21.0 30.0 0.0 124.2
MSH (hours) 243.3 28.1 192.1 307.9
MAWS (m/s) 1.6 0.5 0.9 2.6
Huangnan MAT (°C) 7.1 8.3 -8.7 19.2
MP (mm) 36.1 37.7 0.0 144.2
MSH (hours) 209.7 30.0 121.3 278.6
MAWS (m/s) 1.1 0.3 0.1 1.6
Guoluo MAT (°C) 0.9 7.8 -12.8 12.4
MP (mm) 47.3 50.7 0.0 169.5
MSH (hours) 210.8 34.6 99.6 285.5
MAWS (m/s) 1.8 0.4 1.2 2.7
Yushu MAT (°C) 5.1 7.8 -7.7 19.2
MP (mm) 44.9 44.8 0.0 159.8
MSH (hours) 202.9 26.3 132.9 274.1
MAWS (m/s) 1.3 0.4 0.8 2.5
  1. MAT monthly average temperature, MP monthly precipitation, MSH monthly total sunshine hours, MAWS monthly average wind speed