Published time: 04 April 2020
Authors: RamadhanT osepu, Joko Gunawan, Devi Savitri Effendy, La Ode Ali Imran Ahmad, Hariati Lestari, Hartati Bahar, Pitrah Asfian
Keywords: Covid-19, Coronavirus, Temperature, Humidity, Rainfall, Indonesia
This study aims to analyze the correlation between weather and covid-19 pandemic in Jakarta Indonesia. This study employed a secondary data analysis of surveillance data of covid-19 from the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia and weather from the Meteorological Department of the Republic of Indonesia. The components of weather include minimum temperature (0C), maximum temperature (0C), temperature average (0C), humidity (%), and amount of rainfall (mm). Spearman-rank correlation test was used for data analysis. Among the components of the weather, only temperature average (0C) was significantly correlated with covid-19 pandemic (r= .392; p<.01). The finding serves as an input to reduce the incidence rate of covid-19 in Indonesia.
Correlation between weather and Covid-19 pandemic in Jakarta, Indonesia