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Table 2 Summary of meteorology data, PM10 and influenza consultation rates in Darwin, 1 April – 30 November in 2000, 2004 and 2005 (N = 724 days)

From: Ambient biomass smoke and cardio-respiratory hospital admissions in Darwin, Australia

Variable Min 10th percentile 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile 90th percentile Max
Daily temperature °C 19 24.1 25.6 28.9 28.9 29.9 31.9
Daily relative humidity (%) 22 49.9 61.4 67.4 72.1 76.5 91.4
Daily precipitation (mm) 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 123.4
PM10 (μg/m3) 1.1 10.3 13.6 17.4 22.3 27.7 70.0
Influenza (weekly GP diagnoses per 1000 consultations) 0 4.3 6.9 10.9 18.2 25.7 61.9