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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 July 29

Day II: Thurs Jul 30

Day III: Fri Jul 31

Day IV: Sat Aug 01

mostly cloudy 60

ts sunny

rainy sunny

mostly cloudy 60

 

 

Generally isolated showers and isolated thunderstorms.


  A few showers and thunderstorms. (mainly south).

A few showers and isolated thunderstorms (decreasing).

 

 Isolated showers.A  AIsolated showers or isolated thunderstorms.

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 87/95/80

Min: 81/74/68

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 86/92/78

Min: 81/75/68

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 87/94/80

Min: 80/73/68

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 88/95/81

Min: 80/74/69

Rain-12hrs(inches):

0.0 -0.05"

0.10-0.25"

0.10-0.20"

0.0-0.10"

 

  An increase in showers and thundershowers expected after mid-week.

Rainfall forecast for the country for the month of July 2015  based on Climate Predictablity Tool (CPT) with a Goodness Index of  (0.187) along with Global models and climatology  is  showing Above Normal rainfall to prevail  the south and Below Normal  over the rest of the country.

 

Rainfall amounts that are expected across districts stations are as follows.

 

Northern Areas and Inland Areas  (Normal Rainfall)

Libertad (Corozal) (< 117.7mm) or (< 4.6 inches)

Tower Hill (Orange Walk) (<139.2mm)  or(5.4 inches)

Belmopan (Cayo) (<224.2mm) or (<8.9inches)

Central Farm (Cayo) (<175.9mm) or (<6.9inches)

Spanish Lookout (Cayo) (<158.4mm) or (<6.2inches)

 

 

Central Coastal  Areas Normal Rainfall

Philip Goldson Airport (Belize) (<150.0mm) or (<5.9inches)

 

 

Southern Areas Normal Rainfall

Middlesex (Stann Creek)  (>439.3mm) or (>17.3inches)

Melinda (Stann Creek Valley) (>252.4 mm) or (>9.9inches)

Savannah (South Stann Creek) (>315.6mm) or (>12.49.4inches)

Pomona ( Stann Creek Valley) (>324.5mm) or (>12.7inches)

Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda) (>738.8mm) or (>29.1inches)

 

Temperature

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

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

Northern Belize

Corozal District

Libertad   (>28.0°C)

 

Orange Walk District

Tower Hill   (>27.8°C)

La Milpa  (>°C)

 
 

 Cayo District

Central Farm Cayo  (>27.4°C)

Belmopan Cayo (>27.2°C)

Barton Creek  ( >°C)

 

Belize District

Philip Goldson Airport (>28.1°C)

 

 Stann Creek District

Middesex  (>26.9 °C)

Melinda Forest Station  (>27.6°C)

Savannah Forest Station  (>28.0°C)

Pomona  (>°C)

 

Punta Gorda District 

Punta Gorda Agricultural Station  (>27.2°C)

Blue Creek  (>°C) 

The  seasonal forecast for July-August-September 2015 is for Below Normal rainfall to prevail over Belize and Her Coastal Waters.  

 

Rainfall amounts that are expected across districts stations during JAS are as follows.

 

 

Northern Areas and Inland Areas  (Below Normal Rainfall)

 

Libertad (Corozal) (<495.4mm) or (<19.5 inches)

 

Tower Hill (Orange Walk) (<520.0mm)  or(<20.5 inches)

 

Belmopan (Cayo) (<663.4mm) or (<26.1inches)

 

Central Farm (Cayo) (<514.1mm) or (<20.2inches)

 

Spanish Look out (Cayo) (<502.2mm) or (<19.8inches)

 

 

 

Central Coastal  Areas Below Normal Rainfall

 

Philip Goldson Airport (<529.8Belize) (mm) or (<20.9inches)

 

 

 

 

 

Southern Areas Above Normal Rainfall

 

Middlesex (Stann Creek)  (<953.2mm) or (<37.5inches)

 

Melinda (Stann Creek Valley) (<677.7 mm) or (<26.7 inches)

 

Savannah (South Stann Creek) (<909.3mm) or (<35.8inches)

 

Pomona ( Stann Creek Valley) (<908.2mm) or (<35.8inches)

 

Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda) (<1603.6mm) or (<63.1inches)

 

WARNINGS:  

 

Winds:   East  at 10 to 20kts 

Forecaster:  Cumberbatch

Next Update: Friday 31 July 2015 at 12:00pm