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Table 3 The average monthly temperatures (°C) at the Miho and Ritto Training Centres (mean ± SEM values for 2002–2014)

From: Seasonal fluctuations in body weight during growth of Thoroughbred racehorses during their athletic career

  January February March April May June July August September October November December
Miho 3.8 ± 0.3 4.8 ± 0.3 8.2 ± 0.3 13.0 ± 0.3 17.5 ± 0.2 21.1 ± 0.2 24.8 ± 0.5 26.4 ± 0.3 22.9 ± 0.3 17.4 ± 0.2 11.6 ± 0.3 6.1 ± 0.4
Ritto 3.8 ± 0.2 4.6 ± 0.3 7.5 ± 0.3 13.0 ± 0.3 18.0 ± 0.1 23.2 ± 0.8 26.3 ± 0.4 27.4 ± 0.3 23.7 ± 0.3 17.6 ± 0.3 11.6 ± 0.3 6.3 ± 0.3