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Table 1 Altitude, annual climate and malaria incidence at Bufundi and Kebisoni, Uganda, and Sengera and Kilibwoni, Kenya.

From: Variations in entomological indices in relation to weather patterns and malaria incidence in East African highlands: implications for epidemic prevention and control

Site Altitude (m) Average temperature (°C) Average annual rainfall (mm) Malaria incidence rate per 1000 per year*
   Minimum Maximum Mean   
Bufundi, Uganda 2291 12.8 21.4 16.1 884 15.6
Kebisoni, Uganda 1670 15.5 26.4 20.1 1,007 359.8
Sengera, Kenya 1816 14.4 25.8 18.9 1,709 3.4
Kilibwoni, Kenya 2065 11.5 24.6 17.0 1,424 43.2
  1. Reported climate data are for the period November 2002–November 2006 (Bufundi), November
  2. 2002–August 2006 (Kebisoni), February 2003–April 2006 (Sengera), and February 2003–September 2006 (Kilibwoni).
  3. *All patients who have travelled during the 2 weeks prior to falling ill have been excluded from the analyses.