Agromet Bulletins

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.34, Dekad 1, December (1 –10) 2014.

There was no station that recorded above 20mm of rainfall in the country in the 1st dekad of December except Eket which had 116.1mm of rain. Soil moisture conditions in most parts of the country were deficit, except the extreme coastal parts which had neutral to surplus soil moisture conditions....

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.33, Dekad 3, November (21 –30) 2014.

The 3rd dekad of November revealed that only six stations in the South recorded rains, further indicating the end of rainy season across over the country. The position of Inter Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) further moved southerly as it oscillated between latitude 6.50N and 70N. Eket station recorded the highest rainfall amount of 77.9mm in 5 rain-days....

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....

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