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Table 3 A selection of air temperature and relative humidity data for the Ħaġar Qim Temples

From: Sheltering archaeological sites in Malta: lessons learnt

  Unsheltered Sheltered
T °C RH% T °C RH%
July 2014     
 Average 24.38 75.47 25.56 72.47
 Max 32.12 98.10 34.03 97.50
 Min 20.51 28.70 20.72 28.10
August 2014     
 Average 25.44 79.12 27.91 78.63
 Max 33.73 99.80 35.84 98.20
 Min 20.51 19.30 22.01 22.30
September 2014     
 Average 25.20 80.04 26.10 78.83
 Max 33.73 99.80 34.42 98.40
 Min 20.51 19.30 20.72 22.40
  1. Data are still being collected (as explained later, there are gaps in the multi-year record related to sensor breakdown in a very aggressive environment) at 15 min intervals inside and outside the shelters