Agrometeorological Bulletin No.6, Dekad 3, February (21 –30) 2019
The 3rd dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for February, 2019 witnessed most parts of the south and some parts of north central had rainfall amounts between 1.5mm in Minna to 148.4mm in Lagos. Most parts of the country had above 320C except stations at Jos, Eket and Benin which had below 320C maximum temperature.
Highest temperature was recorded in Yelwa (38.00C) and lowest at Jos (28.90C). The Inter-Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) is expected to oscillate between Latitude 80N to 120N. Farmers in the northern parts are still required to continue to irrigate their farm land while farmers in the southern parts are advised to adhere to 2019 NIMET’s Seasonal Rainfall Prediction (SRP) for planting dates.