Agromet Bulletins

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.19, Dekad 3, July (01 –10) 2018

The first dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for July, 2018 recorded light to moderate rainfall in most parts of the country with heavy rainfall total at isolated places like Asaba (240.0mm), Kaduna (199.0mm), Yelwa (194.9mm), Abakaliki (190.0mm), and Awka (153.8mm). Below normal to above normal rainfall anomalies is observed across most parts of the country. Highest temperature was recorded at Yola (33.30C).

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.17, Dekad 2, JUNE (11 –20) 2018

The 2nd dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for June, 2018 is presented in this edition. The country recorded an increased in rainfall total and distribution when compared with the 1st dekad of June. Above normal to normal rainfall anomalies is observed across most parts of the country except Katsina, Yelwa, Ogoja, Abuja, Lokoja, Enugu, Awka and some part of south western state experienced below normal rainfall anomalies.

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.16, Dekad 1, JUNE (1 –10) 2018

The 1st dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for June, 2018 is presented in this edition. The country recorded slight increase in rainfall total and distribution when compared with the 3rd dekad of May. Above normal to below normal rainfall anomalies is observed across most parts of the country except Abuja, Gusau and Oshogbo which experienced normal rainfall. Highest temperature was recorded at Nguru (41.30C).

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.15, Dekad 3, May (21 –31) 2018

The 3rd dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for May, 2018 recorded slight reduction in rainfall total and distribution when compared with the 2nd dekad of May. Above normal to below normal rainfall anomalies is observed across most parts of the country except Dutse, Jos, Ogoja, Ibadan, Abakaliki and Warri experienced normal rainfall anomalies. Highest temperature was recorded at Maiduguri (40.00C).

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.14, Dekad 2, May (11 –20) 2018

The second dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for May, 2018 is presented in this edition. The country recorded slight improvement of rainfall amount when compared with the first dekad. Places in Maiduguri,Gombe, Sokoto, Yelwa, Zaria, kaduna and Lafia experienced below normal rainfall anomalies, while other parts of the North had above normal rainfall anomalies.The Southern states experienced normal to below normal rainfall anomalies with the exception of Ondo, Ogoja, Abakaliki and Oshodi that had above normal anomalies.

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.13, Dekad 1, May (01 –10) 2018

The 1st dekad of agrometeorological bulletin of May, 2018 shows significant amount of rainfall was observed across the country. The soil moisture conditions shows some parts of the country experienced normal to above normal soil moisture conditions.The mean maximum temperature increased slightly across the country and the highest maximum temperature was recorded at Maiduguri (41.80C).

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.12, Dekad 3, April (21 –30) 2018

In this edition, the third dekad of April, 2018 is presented. A significant improvement in moisture level was observed over parts of the North West, the central states and the inland cities of the south. The improvement in water levels, lead to a corresponding improvement in soil moisture levels over the aforementioned areas. Mean maximum temperature ranged between 29.80C and 41.50C across cities in Nigeria.

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.11, Dekad 2, April (11 –20) 2018

The second dekad of April, 2018 is presented in this edition. Below 50mm of rainfall was recorded across cities over the south, while the north was predominantly dry with only a few states such as Katsina, Yelwa and Zaria recording 2mm, 3.3mm, 4.8mmm and 4.8mm of rainfall respectively. Over the central states, Yola, Abuja and Bida recorded 4.8mm, 6.7mm and 3.1mm of rainfall respectively.

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.10, Dekad 1, April (01 –10) 2018

The first dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for April, 2018 is presented in this edition. Significant rainfall amount was observed across the country. However, Warri recorded the highest total of 160.1mm. The northern stations experienced normal to below normal rainfall anomalies while the southern states had normal to above normal over most parts of stations.

Agro-meteorological Bulletin No.5, Dekad 2, February (11-20) 2018

The agrometeorological bulletin for 2nd dekad of February, 2018 shows an increase in rainfall amount across the southern and some central States of the country. Most parts of the country experienced normal to above normal rainfall anomalies except some cities in the south-west and Enugu where below normal rainfall anomalies were observed.

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