Agrometeorological Bulletin No.24, Dekad 3, August (21 – 31) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.24, Dekad 3, August (21 – 31) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

Agrometeorological Bulletin No.24, Dekad 3, August (21 – 31) 2019 ISSN: 2315-9790

The third dekad of agrometeorological bulletin for August, 2019 is presented in this edition. Significant rainfall amount were observed across most parts of the country and the highest rainfall total of 391.1mm was reported in Owerri. The country recorded between 4-11 rain-days. The highest mean maximum and minimum day time temperatures ranged between 34.80C at Katsina to 23.80C around Jos. The soil moisture condition reveals that Katsina, Abeokuta, Ikeja and Oshodi experienced below-normal soil moisture condition while other parts of the country had normal to-above-normal soil moisture condition. The Inter-Tropical Discontinuity (ITD) is expected to oscillate mean value of 19.50N. Harvesting of tubers and vegetables are still ongoing across the country.

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