Agromet Bulletins

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.25, Dekad1, September (01 –10) 2016

The first dekad of September is presented in this edition of the decadal agrometeorological bulletin. Significant amounts of rainfall were recorded across the country with high amounts observed at Eket, Owerri, Minna, Ondo, Umuahia and Kaduna with 279.3mm, 213.9mm, 193.9mm, 186.5mm and 161.6mm respectively...

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.19, Dekad 1, July (01 – 10) 2016

The first dekad of July (1-10) 2016 is presented in this edition of the dekadal agrometeorological bulletin. Rainfall activities were observed to have increased across the country with highest rainfall amounts recorded over Eket, Benin, Uyo and Ondo in one rain-day (199.9mm, 111.0mm, 97.6mm, and 97.2mm). Normal to deficit rainfall anomaly was observed in most parts of the country, except some parts of the north-east, central and the South which recorded surplus rainfall anomalies...

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.17, Dekad 2, June (11 – 20) 2016

The second dekad of June is presented in this edition of the dekadal agrometeorological bulletin. Rainfall intensity and distribution across the country was observed to have increased from the South to the Central states with above 100mm of rainfall recorded over Abakaliki, Yelwa, Eket, Ikom and Asaba. Positive rainfall anomaly was recorded for most parts of the country...

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.16, Dekad 1, June (01 – 10) 2016.

The first dekad of June is presented in this edition of the dekadal agrometeorological bulletin. Rainfall intensity across the country was observed to have increased across the South and Central States with heavy rainfall especially over Eket, Lagos marine, Umuahia, I-ode and Awka in one rain-day (204.3mm, 107.6mm, 112.5mm, 87.4mm, 70.8mm and 62.8mm respectively...

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.14, Dekad 2, May (11 –20) 2016

The dekad under review experienced rainfall distribution in most part of the country and recorded Moderate to heavy rainfall, the highest rainfall amount was recorded across the central states; Kaduna recorded 165.4mm in 4 rain-days, followed by Lokoja with 152.9mm in 5 rain-days and Ilorin with 146.5mm in 6 rain-days....

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.13, Dekad 1, May (1 –10) 2016

The 1st dekad of May, 2016 showed that the Inter tropical discontinuity (ITD) position is expected to continue its northward movement to attain a mean position of about 13.50N-15.50N. The highest rainfall amount was recorded over Uyo with 191.9mm in 5 rain-days, followed by Ilorin with 168.6mm in 4 rain-days and Abakaliki with 137.6mm in 2 rain-days...

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.5 Dekad 2 February 11 – 20, 2016

Over the entire country, dryness prevailed with no rainfall recorded in the dekad. Temperatures continued to surge increasing temperature departure over the entire country. Maximum temperature over the South was between 32.00C to 38.00C while over the Northern axis it ranged between 32.00C to 40.00C....

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