Agromet Bulletins

Agromet Bulletin No.10, Dekad 1, April (1 – 10) 2012

The country recorded moderate to heavy rainfall across the entire south and some parts of the middle belt with amounts ranging from 109.5mm in Ikom to 1mm in Bauchi. In the 1st dekad of April 2012, rainfall distribution has improved.........

Agromet Bulletin No.7, Dekad 1, Mar (1 – 10) 2012

Light to moderate rains fell in most parts of the southwest and few areas in the Niger delta with Eket and Akure recording the highest rainfall of 71.8mm and 54.9mm respectively. The north and central areas......

Agromet Bulletin No.6, Dekad 3, Feb (21 – 29) 2012

Surplus rainfall anomalies were observed in most parts of the south with parts of the southwest recording deficits during the 3rd dekad of February. Light to moderate rains fell across the south with Calabar recording the highest amount.....

Agromet Bulletin No.5, Dekad 2, Feb (11 – 20) 2012

During the period under review, most parts of the south had light to moderate rainfall with the highest of 169.7mm in 5 raindays recorded in Calabar and closely followed by Uyo with 168.9mm in 3 raindays........

Agromet Bulletin No.4, Dekad 1, Feb (1 – 10) 2012

Positive rainfall anomalies were recorded mainly in the southeast and some parts of the southwest during the 1st decade of February 2012 while elsewhere was dry/had deficit moisture. Most parts of the south recorded rains.....

Agromet Bulletin No.3, Dekad 3, Jan (21 – 31) 2012

Ado-Ekiti, Ondo, Enugu, Uyo, Eket and Calabar recorded positive rainfall anomalies. Most other parts of the southeast and the southwest had deficit rainfall while the central and northern states were yet to receive rains..........

Agromet Bulletin No.3, Dekad 3, Jan (21 – 31) 2012

Ado-Ekiti, Ondo, Enugu, Uyo, Eket and Calabar recorded positive rainfall anomalies. Most other parts of the southeast and the southwest had deficit rainfall while the central and northern states were yet to receive rains..........

Agromet Bulletin No.2, Dekad 2, Jan (11 – 20) 2012

During the 2nd dekad, surplus rainfall anomalies were recorded in Awka, Benin, Ikom, Ogoja, Ondo, Osogbo, Ado-Ekiti and Warri. The rest of the south had deficit rainfall anomalies while the north and central states were normal ........

Agromet Bulletin No.1, Dekad 1, Jan (1 – 10) 2012

During the 1st decade of January 2012, most parts of the country remained dry except for Owerri that
had 24.8mm rainfall amount. Colder than normal temperatures continued to be experienced in stations
like Katsina, Nguru, Kano, Gusau.....

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.22, Dekad 1, August (1 – 10) 2012

RAINFALL TREND. The 1st dekad of August 2012 witnessed light to moderate rains across the country with reduced rainfall activities (August break) in the southwest. Surplus to normal soil moisture conditions were observed across the country except for few areas such as South Western stations, Sokoto, Yelwa, Yola, Makurdi and Portharcourt which recorded deficits.

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