Agrometeorological Bulletin No.19, Dekad 1, July (01 – 10) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.19, Dekad 1, July (01 – 10) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.19, Dekad 1, July (01 – 10) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

The 1st dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for July, 2019 is presented in this edition. Rainfall activities were observed across the country. The rainfall amounts ranged from 3.3mm over Shaki to 383.7mm over Calabar. Between 2-10 rain-days were observed across the country. Temperatures ranged between 25.20C (over Jos) to 34.20C (over Maiduguri). 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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