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AGRO METEOROLOGICAL FORECAST FOR FARMERS AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS OF BELIZE

NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE

 


Four-day Outlook:

Day I:Wed Mar 11

Day II: Thurs Mar 12

Day III: Fri Mar 13

Day IV: Sat Mar 14

partly cloudy 60

rainy sunny

mostly cloudy

rainy sunny

 

 

Isolated showers increasing late.

 



 Few showers along the coast. Isolated thunderstorms inland.

Isolated showers.

 

 Isolated showers.A  AA few  showers.

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 84/90/78

Min: 78/72/68

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 84/90/78

Min: 75/70/68

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 86/92/78

Min: 78/72/68

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 83/91/78

Min: 77/70/68

Rain-12hrs(inches):

0.0 -0.15"

0.0-0.15"

0.10-0.25"

0.10-0.25"

 

 A mainly fair, windy and dry at first and then an  increase in moisture aftermidweek.

Rainfall forecast for the country for the month of March 2015  is  for Normal rainfall to prevail   over  Belize and her Coastal waters.

 

Rainfall amount that is expected across districts stations are as follows.

 

Northern Areas and Inland Areas  (Normal Rainfall)

Libertad (Corozal) (21.3 - 38.0mm) or (0.8 -1.5 inches)

Tower Hill (Orange Walk) (11.3 -34.9mm)  or(0.4 - 1.4 inches)

Belmopan (Cayo) (18.8 - 62.7mm) or (0.7 - 2.5inches)

Central Farm (Cayo) (26.7 - 53.0mm) or (1.1 - 2.1inches)

Spanish Look out (Cayo) (17.6 - 59.8mm) or (0.7 - 2.4inches)

 

 

Central Coastal  Areas Normal Rainfall

Philip Goldson Airport (Belize) (23.7-60.5mm) or (0.9 - 2.4inches)

 

 

Southern Areas Normal Rainfall

Middlesex (Stann Creek)  (45.0 - 77.4mm) or (1.8 - 3.0inches)

Melinda (Stann Creek Valley) (30.4 - 55.5 mm) or (1.2 - 2.2 inches)

Savannah (South Stann Creek) (28.3 - 61.4mm) or (1.1 - 2.4inches)

Pomona ( Stann Creek Valley) (36.7- 67.3mm) or (1.4 - 2.6inches)

Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda) (51.6 - 89.5mm) or (2.0 - 3.5inches)

 

Temperature

 Forcast is for Above Normal AverageTemperatures to prevail over Belize and her coastal waters for the month of  March 2015. 

 Average Daily Temperatures that are expected across the country in March 2015 are as follows:

Northern Belize

Corozal District

Libertad   (>25.4°C)

 

Orange Walk District

Tower Hill   (>25.3°C)

La Milpa  (>°C)

 
 

 Cayo District

Central Farm Cayo  (>25.4°C)

Belmopan Cayo (>25.1°C)

Barton Creek  ( >°C)

 

Belize District

Philip Goldson Airport (>°C)

 

 Stann Creek District

Middesex  (>24.0 °C)

Melinda Forest Station  (>25.4°C)

Savannah Forest Station  (>27.2°C)

Pomona  (>°C)

 

Punta Gorda District 

Punta Gorda Agricultural Station  (>25.1°C)

Blue Creek  (>°C) 

The  seasonal forecast for March-April-May 2015 is for Below Normal rainfall to prevail over Northern and Inland areas of the country and equal chance of Normal to Above normal rainfall to prevail over  coastal and southern areas.   

WARNINGS:   NONE

Winds:   SouthEast'ly tt at 10 to 20kts  at first, then East   at 5-15kts

Forecaster:  Cumberbatch

Next Update: Friday 13 March 2015 at 10:00am