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

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

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.
The Inter-Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) is expected to oscillate between Latitude 200N to 230N. Harvesting of maize crops and vegetables are still ongoing across the country while rain-fed agriculture is in various stages around the country.

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