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Table 2 Mean environmental measurements

From: Impacts of gender, weather, and workplace differences in farm worker’s gear

Survey Weather station of Met Office Measurements at 1.2 m above the ground WBGT, °C
T a, °C Ø, % V a, ms−1 t a, °C ø, % t r, °C v, ms−1
1 25.6 (1.54) 81.7 (7.96) 1.98 (1.000) 26.9 (0.45) 87.0 (3.01) 27.5 (0.57) 0.11 (0.069) 25.8 (0.39)
2 30.9 (0.68) 63.2 (3.66) 3.17 (0.698) 32.2 (1.39) 64.7 (5.10) 42.8 (5.14) 0.75 (0.268) 29.8 (1.27)
3 28.8 (0.75) 66.5 (1.52) 5.77 (0.314) 28.7 (0.68) 73.8 (1.70) 31.6 (2.21) 0.61 (0.272) 26.5 (0.70)
4 30.9 (2.11) 80.0 (5.41) 32.0 (3.60) 0.19 (0.079) 29.0 (1.66)
5 29.3 (2.79) 81.5 (18.29) 30.4 (3.43) 0.11 (0.035) 28.5 (2.09)
6 31.8 (0.90) 78.6 (2.58) 34.6 (2.11) 0.12 (0.037) 30.0 (0.83)
7 24.0 (1.72) 86.4 (7.32) 25.5 (3.05) 0.22 (0.141) 23.0 (0.71)
8 27.4 (1.01) 54.8 (6.97) 2.72 (0.818) 23.4 (1.14) 65.8 (5.20) 26.5 (5.44) 0.95 (0.412) 20.6 (1.39)
9 20.4 (3.69) 40.3 (4.76) 1.70 (0.390) 23.9 (1.98) 52.9 (7.85) 42.5 (4.44) 0.74 (0.313) 22.1 (1.31)
  1. All values shown in brackets mean SD. Environmental conditions of surveys 3, 8, and 9 were measured in fields but others were recorded in PVC greenhouse
  2. Survey 1 harvest flower, measurement for 3 h from 14:45; survey 2 harvest of lettuce, measurement for 2 h from 15:45; survey 3 harvest of various vegetables, measurement for 2 h from 06:40; surveys 4, 5, and 6 harvest of oriental melon, measurements for 2 h from 16:45, for 3.5 h from 06:00 to 08:30 and from 18:00 to 19:00, and for 1 h from 07:10; survey 7 weed scraping, etc., measurement for 2 h from 16:45; surveys 8 and 9 picking up apples, etc., measurements for 1 h from 17:20 and for 5 h from 08:00