Agrometeorological Bulletin No.17, Dekad 2, August (11 – 20) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.17, Dekad 2, August (11 – 20) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.17, Dekad 2, August (11 – 20) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

The 2nd dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for August, 2019 is presented in the edition. Rainfall activities were observed across the country. Areas around the North East and North West reported highest amounts with about 224.7mm and 207.3mm in Bauchi and Yelwa respectively. Between 1-9 rain-days were observed across the country. Temperatures ranged between 32.40C at Yola for the mean maximum temperature value to lowest mean maximum temperature value of 23.80C around Jos. Most parts of the country were under colder than normal temperature conditions with ample soil moisture conditions over most places except some part of south west that is below normal. 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 are in various stages around the country.

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