Agrometeorological Bulletin No.12, Dekad 3, April (21 – 30) 2019
The 3rd dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for April, 2019 witnessed most parts of the country had rainfall amounts ranged from 0.4mm over Oshodi to 162.9mm over Jalingo in 1-6 rain days while some part of north remained dry. temperature ranged from 30.40C (over Eket) to 42.70C (over Maiduguri). most parts of the country experienced warmer than normal temperature anomaly with the exception of some parts of Eket, Makurdi and Jalingo which were colder than normal. The Inter-Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) is expected to oscillate between Latitude 130N to 160N. Harvesting of dry season crops and vegetables are still ongoing in some parts of the northern states.