Agrometeorological Bulletin No.11, Dekad 2, April (11 – 20) 2019

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.11, Dekad 2, April (11 – 20) 2019

The 2nd dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for April, 2019 witnessed slight increase in rainfall total and distribution when compared with the preceding dekad. Most parts of the country had above 330C except stations at Jos and Eket had below 320C. Highest temperature was recorded in Sokoto (42.90C) and lowest at Eket (31.00C). Most parts of the country are warmer than normal except places like Akure, Benin and Eket which are normal and colder. The Inter-Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) is expected to oscillate between Latitude 100N to 140N. Harvesting of dry season crops and vegetables are still ongoing in some parts of the northern states.

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