(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1998)

Document title

Variations of the effective temperature index (ET) in Kenya

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Using the Effective Temperature Index (ET) as a measure of climatic comfort conditions in Kenya, this study analyses its spatial, seasonal and diurnal variations. This index is computed using data collected from 57 weather stations spread throughout the country. Isarithmic mapping technique and the conditioning square method are used in this analysis and yields six climatic comfort zones. This type of physio-climatic studies has significant implications for Kenya in aspects such as building, clothing, recreation and sporting


Article of periodic

published at : GeoJournal / ISSN 0343-2521 / CODEN GEOJDQ

Editor : Springer, Heidelberg - ALLEMAGNE (1977)

Millesime : 1998, vol. 44, no4 [pp. 337-343]

Bibliographic references : 17 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17887

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