Agromet Bulletins

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.29, Dekad 2, October (11 –20) 2014.

Gusau, Kano, Katsina, Yelwa and Zaria recorded zero rainfall, an indication of end of rainy season over the extreme North. The Inter Tropical Discontinuity (ITD)'s position oscillated between Latitudes 11.5 and 12.5oN. As expected, there was a general reduction in rainfall recorded across the North, however, Ilorin and Abuja stations recorded significant amount of rainfall of 123.5mm and 87mm respectively....

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.28, Dekad 1, October (1 –10) 2014.

The end of the raining season is already evident in the extreme North of the country with Gombe and Katsina recording zero rainfall. The position of Inter Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) is within the country as it fluctuated between Latitudes 13.5 and 14oN. Generally, there was a reduction in rainfall activity particularly in the North except Ilorin that recorded significant amount of rainfall....

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.26, Dekad 2, September (11 –20) 2014.

The first dekad under review experienced similar weather characteristics with the preceding dekad as the southward movement of the Inter Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) continued with its position remaining above the country and also witnessed widespread of rainfall activities across the country....

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.25, Dekad 1, September (1 –10) 2014

The effect of little dry season (a.k.a. August Break) manifested in most of the stations in the south-west of the country with its attendants of very low rainfall amounts such that stations like Ibadan, Abeokuta, Ikeja and Oshodi had 2.1mm/3rain-days, 6.0mm/6 rain-days, 12.9mm/4 raindays and 15.1mm/3 rain-days respectively as witnessed during the 1st dekad of September 2014....

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.24, Dekad 3, AUGUST (21 –31) 2014.

The third dekad under review experienced similar weather characteristics with the preceding dekad as the southward movement of the Inter Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) continued with its position remaining above the country and also witnessed widespread of rainfall activities across the country....

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