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Table 3 Descriptive statistics of traffic fatalities, meteorological conditions for Santo Domingo, DR (2013–2017) during the warm season. p indicates percentile

From: The risks of warm nights and wet days in the context of climate change: assessing road safety outcomes in Boston, USA and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

  Santo Domingo, DR
Total Fatalities 1404
Daily Mean Fatalities 1.53
Daily Max Temperature [°C] 32.24
Daily Min Temperature [°C] 24.83
Total Hot Days (TMAX ≥ 95thp) 66
Total Warm Days (85thp ≤ TMAX ≤ 95thp) 104
Total Warm Nights (TMIN ≤ 95thp) 55
Mean Daily Precipitation (all days) [mm] 5.56
Mean Daily Precipitation (days with any rain) [mm] 12.21
Total Wet Days (> 0 mm) 481
Total Very Wet Days (>mean) 302
Total Extremely Wet Days (>mean of rainy days) 218
Population 3,318,000