Agromet Bulletins

Agromet Bulletin No.32, Dekad 2, November (11 –20) 2013

The weather characteristics during the 2nd dekad of November revealed that the northern and central states of the country had no rains, an indication of the end of rainy season in those regions; However, the southern states witnessed fair to good rains with the coastal regions recording significant rainfall amounts....

Agromet Bulletin No.30, Dekad 3, October (21 –31) 2013

The dekad under review witnessed a sharp southward movement of ITD from around 12 degrees to 9 degrees North, this resulted in declined in the rainfall amount recorded for the dekad when compared to the 2nd dekad. Temperatures continued to increase generally across the country. Most parts of the country had deficit soil moisture conditions......

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.28, Dekad 1, October (1 –10) 2013

The 1st dekad of October showed that most parts of the country recorded moderate to high rainfall amounts, except for some parts of the south-west and the North. This is as a result of the southward movement of the Inter-Tropical Discontinuity (ITD). High rainfall amounts were recorded over Ogoja, Eket, Lokoja and Calabar with 296.6mm, 193.4mm, 148.1mm and 146.7mm respectively.....

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.23, Dekad 2, August (11 –20) 2013

The dekad witnessed reduced rainfall activities over the southern parts of the country due to the little dry season while the northern parts showed intensified rainfall activities with flooding and erosion which resulted in loss of lives, damage to properties and submerging of farmlands. The highest rainfall amounts were recorded in North, with Bauchi, Gombe, Kano and Kaduna recording 313.7mm, 242mm, 167.8mm and 165mm respectively.....

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.22, Dekad 1, August (1 –10) 2013

The 1st dekad of August, 2013 witnessed reduced rainfall activities over parts of the South particularly the south west which remained predominantly dry due to the effect of the little dry season. However most parts of country had good rainfall with the highest amounts of 250.4mm, 229.1mm and 226.4mm received at Uyo, Calabar and Gombe respectively.....

Pages