Agromet Bulletins

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.24, Dekad 3, August (21 – 31) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

The third dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for August, 2019 is presented in this edition. Significant rainfall amount were observed across most parts of the country and the highest rainfall total of 391.1mm was reported in Owerri. The country recorded between 4-11 rain-days. The highest mean maximum and minimum day time temperatures ranged between 34.80C at Katsina to 23.80C around Jos.

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.17, Dekad 2, August (11 – 20) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

The 2nd dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for August, 2019 is presented in the edition. Rainfall activities were observed across the country. Areas around the North East and North West reported highest amounts with about 224.7mm and 207.3mm in Bauchi and Yelwa respectively. Between 1-9 rain-days were observed across the country. Temperatures ranged between 32.40C at Yola for the mean maximum temperature value to lowest mean maximum temperature value of 23.80C around Jos.

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.24, Dekad 1, August (01 – 10) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

The 1st dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for August, 2019 is presented in this edition. Rainfall activities were observed across the country. The rainfall amounts ranged from 3.3mm over Shaki to 383.7mm over Calabar. Between 2 -10 rain-days were observed across the country. Temperatures ranged between 26.10C (over Eket) to 31.9 0C (over Jalingo). Colder to warmer temperature anomaly with below normal to above normal soil moisture prevailed across the country.

Agrometeorological Bulletin No. 21, Dekad 3, July (21 – 31) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

The 3rd dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for July, 2019 is presented in this edition. Rainfall activities were observed across the country. The rainfall amounts ranged from 5.2mm over Obudu to 277.0mm over Awka. Most parts of the country had 2-10 rain-days. Temperatures ranged between 25.60C (over Jos) to 33.60C (over Nguru). Colder to warmer temperature anomaly with below normal to above normal soil moisture prevailed across the country.

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.20, Dekad 2, July (21 – 31) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

The second dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for July, 2019 is presented in this edition. Significant rainfall amount were observed across most parts of the country and the highest rainfall total of (265.3mm) was reported in Asaba. The country recorded between 4-9 rain-days. The highest mean maximum and minimum day time temperatures ranged between 33.60C at Maiduguri to 24.80C around Jos.

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.19, Dekad 1, July (01 – 10) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

The 1st dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for July, 2019 is presented in this edition. Rainfall activities were observed across the country. The rainfall amounts ranged from 3.3mm over Shaki to 383.7mm over Calabar. Between 2-10 rain-days were observed across the country. Temperatures ranged between 25.20C (over Jos) to 34.20C (over Maiduguri). Colder to warmer temperature anomaly with below normal to above normal soil moisture prevailed across the country.

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.16 Dekad 1, June (01 – 10) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

The 1st dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for June, 2019 is presented in the edition. Rainfall activities were observed across the country. Areas around the south east reported highest amounts with about 370.2mm reported in Awka. Between 2-8 rain-days were observed across the country. Temperatures ranged between 35.80C at Sokoto to lowest mean maximum value of 25.30C around Jos. Most parts of the country were under colder than normal temperature conditions with ample soil moisture conditions over most places except the extreme northern parts of the country.

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.15, Dekad 3, May (21 – 31) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

The 3rd dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for May, 2019 witnessed slight increase in rainfall total when compared with the preceding dekad. Highest temperature was recorded in Maiduguri (37.90C) and lowest at Jos (27.00C). Most parts of the country experienced normal to warmer than normal temperature anomalies with exception Lafia, Potiskum, Sokoto and Dutse experienced colder than normal temperature anomaly. The Inter-Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) is expected to oscillate between Latitude 150N to 190N.

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.14, Dekad 2, May (11 – 20) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

The 2nd dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for May, 2019 witnessed slight increase in rainfall total when compared with the preceding dekad. Highest temperature was recorded in Maiduguri (40.80C) and lowest at Jos (27.80C). Most parts of the country experienced normal to warmer than normal temperature anomalies with exception of places in and around Abuja, Eket, Shaki, Jalingo and Yola experienced colder than normal temperature anomaly. The Inter-Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) is expected to oscillate between Latitude 170N to 200N.

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.13, Dekad 1, May (1 – 10) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

The 1st dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for May, 2019 witnessed slight increase in rainfall amount and distribution when compared with the preceding dekad with moderate rainfall amounts recorded across some parts of the country. Most parts of the country had above 320C except stations at Jos and Ikom that had below 320C. Highest temperature was recorded in Kano (40.90C) while lowest at Ikom 24.600C).

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