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Table 2 Mean and standard deviation of temperature, precipitation, and birth size by season

From: Temperature during pregnancy influences the fetal growth and birth size

Season Temperature (°C) Precipitation (mm) Birth weight (g) Birth length (cm)*
Winter (October to February) 22.4 ± 3.8 1.5 ± 9.0 2689.7 ± 411.3 47.5 ± 2.2
Hot and dry (March to May) 27.4 ± 2.4 3.6 ± 11.6 2724.4 ± 412.7 47.8 ± 2.1
Monsoon (June to September) 28.5 ± 1.1 12.8 ± 23.1 2688.1 ± 409.1 47.9 ± 2.1
  1. *P < 0.001