Agromet Bulletins

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....

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

The period under review (2nd dekad of April) revealed that onset of rains spread from south to the central areas of the country, this was as result of northward movement of the ITD. Rainfall anomaly continued to remain normal in the extreme northern part while elsewhere revealed either normal-deficit or normal-surplus....

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

The 1st dekad of April showed that the Inter Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) is above the country and rainfall has extended to most parts of the central states. Rainfall anomaly continued to remain normal in the extreme northern part while elsewhere revealed either normal-deficit or normal-surplus....

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.12, Dekad 3, April (21 –30) 2014.

The dekad under review ( 3rd dekad of April) showed that rainfall activities had extended to some parts of the northern states. Areas like Kano, Zaria , Kaduna, Bida, Minna, Abuja had surplus rainfall anomaly, however the north-eastern part of the country remained normal....

Agromet Bulletin No.8, Dekad 2, March (11 –20) 2014.

The dekad in review showed that Kaduna, Abuja and Ilorin in the North had significant amount of rainfall. Maximum temperatures remained high especially in the extreme North where places like Yola and Yelwa recorded above 400C....

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