3rd Dekad Oct 2021

Summary

The bulletin for third dekad of October, 2021 shows an improvement in rainfall total around the south-south when compared with the 2 nd dekad of October. Normal to below normal soil moisture condition was recorded in most parts of the country while some parts of the southern states had above normal soil moisture conditions (areas in green colour). The highest mean maximum temperature was recorded in Borno state (42.3°C). The Inter Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) is expected to retreat southwards and as such, dry north easterly winds is expected to dominate the north, resulting in further dryness in these areas going forward. Additional information on the expected end of the planting season for other parts of the country can be obtained from the NiMet Seasonal Climate Prediction (SCP),

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