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Table 3 Monthly median values of barometric pressure, temperature and wind speed at South Col during 2008

From: Environmental conditions at the South Col of Mount Everest and their impact on hypoxia and hypothermia experienced by mountaineers

Month Median P Delta P Median T Delta T Median WS Delta WS
(hPa) (hPa) (°C) (°C) (m/s) (m/s)
May 381.5a 1.2a −18.3a 1.3a 8.7a 5.9a
June 385.2 1.1 −12.9 1.8 3.9 2.1
July 386 0.7 −11.9 1.5 2.8 2.6
August 386.2 1.4 −12.6 0.8 2.4 2.0
September 385.4 1.5 −16.4 1.7 9.4 9.4
October 380.7 4.2 −23 5.1 20 12.4
November 379.1 4.4 −23.7 4.9 18.8 16
December 376.7 8.9 −26.3 6.8 12.8a 3.5a
  1. Also shown are the differences between the third and first quartile values for barometric pressure (Delta P), temperature (Delta T) and wind speed (Delta WS). aValues for which a full month's worth of data was unavailable.
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