AGROMETEOROLOGICAL BULLETIN No.17, Dekad 3, June (21 – 30)
The third dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for June, 2019 shows wide coverage of rainfall activities across most parts of the country with the exception of Potiskum and the highest rainfall total of 270.0mm was recorded in Awka. The mean maximum day-time temperature ranged from 26.20C (over Jos) to 36.50C (over Maiduguri).
The entire country was under colder than normal temperature anomaly 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 and attain mean value of 19.50N. Harvesting of maize and vegetables are still ongoing across the country while rain-fed agriculture is in various stages across the country is underway