Skip to main content

Table 1 Monthly variation in temperatures, relative humidity, precipitation and day length in nearest (Nadd ash Shiba) meteorological station, Dubai, to the studied population

From: Effect of maturation time on dormancy and germination of Citrullus colocynthis (Cucurbitaceae) seeds from the Arabian hyper-arid deserts

Month Temp. (°C) Humidity (%) rainfall (mm) Photoperiod (day length in hours)*
Max. Min. Avg. Max. Min. Avg. Avg. Sum
July-2014 41.13 32.16 36.58 72.52 23.84 50.00 0.00 0.0 13.3
August 40.97 32.23 36.71 71.68 24.32 49.77 0.00 0.0 12.8
September 39.47 30.07 34.70 78.00 22.70 55.03 0.00 0.0 12.0
October 36.52 27.58 31.84 69.81 22.39 48.58 0.02 0.5 11.3
November 29.67 22.07 25.90 66.73 27.83 49.47 0.00 0.0 10.6
December 26.52 17.94 22.06 74.68 29.81 55.32 0.02 0.5 10.4
January-2015 24.81 16.39 20.58 80.13 26.97 58.52 0.61 19.5 10.47
February 27.96 19.43 23.79 73.32 22.86 50.36 0.01 0.3 11.2
March 29.19 20.55 24.84 74.10 22.61 51.10 0.06 1.8 12.0
April 33.47 23.57 28.40 71.80 21.97 48.37 0.14 4.3 12.4
May 39.00 28.39 33.55 50.65 11.32 30.68 0.00 0.0 13.2
June 40.00 30.83 35.40 64.40 21.83 44.23 0.00 0.0 13.4
  1. *Data are extracted from “Time and date website 2015”, Dubai [62]