Agrometeorological Bulletin No.23, Dekad 2, AUGUST (11 –20) 2015

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.23, Dekad 2, AUGUST (11 –20) 2015

The effect of the Little Dry season (LDS) still persist in the southwest as evident in the deficit rainfall anomaly being experienced in the region. The north had normal to surplus rainfall except Potiskum, Ilorin, 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 Eket with 381.2mm in 10 rain-days, followed by Kaduna with 223.1mm in 7 rain-days and Bauchi with 212.2mm in 4 rain-days.

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