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Table 2 Frequency and duration of potentially lethal thermal events in and around Anopheles gambiae larval habitats between 27 April and 12 May, 2005 at Kisian, Kenya.

From: Daily temperature profiles in and around Western Kenyan larval habitats of Anopheles gambiae as related to egg mortality

Location Total events of 41°C or greater Daily events per habitat Mean duration per event (h ± S.D.)
Water surface 0 0 --
Water line 0 0 --
Wet or moist soil 2 0.1 1.5
Dry soil 15 0.7 3.9 ± 2
  1. N = 21 habitat days; 15 habitat days were full sun.