The Nigerian Meteorological Agency released 2020 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction (SRP) report to guide various sectors of the country. The agency predicted the onset of the 2020 growing season to be near-normal to earlier-than-normal in most parts of the country. The earliest onset date is likely to occur on the 24th of February, 2020 around coast of the south-south states while the latest date is anticipated to be around 22nd June, 2020 in the northernmost parts of the country. The earliest cessation is expected in September 2020 around Katsina while the latest cessation is expected in December around the Niger-Delta region. The country is expected to have rainfall amounts from 400mm in the north to over 3000mm in the south.