Agromet Bulletins

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....

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

The dekad under review witnessed persistent position of the Inter Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) remaining above the country and widespread rainfall activities across the country. However, below-normal rainfall was recorded across the country except Kano, Maiduguri, Nguru, Bauchi, Calabar and Lagos that recorded above normal rainfall....

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

The dekad under review showed that the position of Inter Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) remained above the country and rainfall activities is well established across the country. Normal to above-normal rainfall was recorded in the North except Maiduguri, Nguru and Potiskum, the central states recorded normal rainfall except Abuja and Kaduna....

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.18, Dekad 3, June (21 –30) 2014

The Inter Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) continued to be above the country and activities of rains had spread all over the country with less intensity in Borno state. Normal to above-normal rainfall was recorded across the country except for the extremes of north-west and north-east that had normal to below normal indicating normal to deficit rainfall anomalies....

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.17, Dekad 2, June (11 –20) 2014

The 2nd dekad of June showed that the Inter Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) was above the country and rains had extended to most parts of the Northern states except Borno. Normal to above-normal rainfall was recorded in the North except Kano, Potiskum, Gombe and Maiduguri....

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