Agrometeorological Bulletin No.22, Dekad 1, AUGUST (1 –10) 2015.
The 1st dekad of August, 2015 shows persistent dryness over the southwest as a result of the little dry season with deficit rainfall anomaly and raindays of between 1 to 2 days. The north had normal to surplus rainfall except Sokoto, Ilorin, Lokoja, Makurdi and Yola that recorded deficit. The Inter-Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) was located between latitude 19 and 20oN. The highest rainfall amount for the dekad was recorded over Umuahia with 241.3mm in 8 rain-days, followed by Kano with 237.5mm in 5 rain-days and Bauchi with 196.8mm in 7 rain-days.