n_{
i
}(t)

The number of An. gambiae s.s. in stage i on day t (where i = 1, 2, 3, and 4 corresponds to eggs, larvae, pupae, and adults respectively)

p
_{
i
}

The daily survival probability of stage i

d
_{
i
}

The average duration spent in stage i (days)

V
_{
t
}

The volume of the breeding site on day t (ml)

E
_{
t
}

Evaporation from the breeding site on day t (mm)

D

The number of consecutive days without water in the breeding site (days)

T
_{
A
}

Daily mean air temperature (°C)

T
_{
W
}

Daily mean water temperature in the breeding site (°C)

R
_{
t
}

Total rainfall on day t (mm)

T
_{
DP
}

Dewpoint temperature (°C)

RH

Relative humidity (%) (can be calculated from knowledge of T_{
A
} and T_{
DP
})

CF

Cloud fraction

T
_{
min
}

Minimum daily temperature (°C)

T
_{
max
}

Maximum daily temperature (°C)

U
_{
2
}

Wind speed at 2 m (ms^{1})
