AGROMETEOROLOGICAL BULLETIN No.17, Dekad 2, June (11 – 20)
The 2nd 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. The Inter-Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) is expected to oscillate between Latitude 160N to 210N. Harvesting of maize crops and vegetables are still ongoing across the country while rain-fed agriculture is in various stages around the country.