Drought And Flood Monitor Bulletin

NiMet's DROUGHT AND FLOOD MONITORING BULLETIN JANUARY, 2019 Updated

WMO recommended Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) for monitoring drought and flood, was used in the preparation of this month’s edition. For the month of January under review, most parts of the country recorded no rainfall except for a few places in the south with some amount of rainfall that translated to observed degrees of wetness and dryness over places concerned.

NiMet's DROUGHT AND FLOOD MONITORING BULLETIN FEBRUARY, 2019

The WMO recommended Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI), which compares this month's rainfall values with the normal across the country is presented. This value which could be higher, equal or lower than the 30-year average was used in the preparation of this edition. During the period under review, rainfall events were observed over some parts of the country.

NiMet's FLOOD AND DROUGHT MONITORING BULLETIN FOR NOVEMBER, 2018

The WMO recommended Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) technique was used in the preparation of this edition of the Drought and Flood Monitoring Bulletin (DFMB). During the period under review, rainfall activities were generally observed to have reached cessation with most parts of the country recording normal dry conditions, except for a few states in the South.

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.24, Dekad 3, August (21 –30) 2018

The 3rd dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for August, 2018 shows most parts of the country recorded heavy rainfall total with highest observed at Dutse with about 398.8mm of rainfall and lowest over Osogbo with 32.4mm of rainfall. Above normal soil moisture conditions were experienced in most parts of the country except places around Sokoto and Yola and parts of the south west where below normal soil moisture conditions were observed.

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