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Figure 4 | Parasites & Vectors

Figure 4

From: Climatic variables and malaria transmission dynamics in Jimma town, South West Ethiopia

Figure 4

Annual meteorological factors variation in Jimma town, 2000 -2009. The figure demonstrates that in the town, annual mean temperature ranged from as low as 19.5°C in 2005 to as high as 20.1°C in 2009 and a slight fluctuating trend of temperature through the years 2000 to 2009 was observed. It also shows a high fluctuating trend of rainfall was reported through the years 2000 to 2009 with 1586.7 mm mean annual rainfall and maximum total rainfall was observed in 2006 (1859.9 mm) and the minimum rainfall was observed in 2003 (1285.2 mm). In the last ten years, a fluctuating trend of relative humidity was observed at three different hours (0600, 1200 and 1800).

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