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AGRO METEOROLOGICAL FORECAST FOR FARMERS AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS OF BELIZE

NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE

 


Four-day Outlook:

Day I: Sat Jul 12

Day II: Sun Jul 13

Day III: Mon Jul 14

Day IV:  Tues Jul 15

rainy sunny 60

ts sunny

ts sunny

ts sunny

A few showers/isolated T-storms.

 Some showers/isolated T-storms.

A few showers/ isolated T-storms.

 

A few showers/isolated T-storms(decreasing).

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 88/93/80

Min: 79/74/70

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 86/90/78

Min: 77/72/68

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 85/89/78

Min: 76/72/68

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 86/90/78

Min: 78/73/68

Rain-12hrs(inches): 0.25-0.50"

1.00-2.25"

1.00-2:00"

1.00-1.75"

 

   Moist and unstable conditions will affect the area..

Rainfall forecast for the country for the month of July 2014  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) (128.9 - 230.4mm) or (5.1 - 9.1 inches)

Tower Hill (Orange Walk) (139.2 - 221.2mm)  or (5.4 - 8.7 inches)

Belmopan (Cayo) (224.2 - 311.5mm) or (8.8 - 12.3 inches)

Central Farm (Cayo) (175.9 - 254.2mm) or (6.9 - 10.0 inches)

Spanish Look out (Cayo) (158.4 - 249.4mm) or (6.2 - 9.8 inches)

 

 

Central Coastal  Areas Normal Rainfall

Philip Goldson Airport (Belize) (150.0 - 245.1mm) or (5.9 - 9.6 inches)

 

 

Southern Areas Normal Rainfall

Middlesex (Stann Creek)  (303.1 - 439.3 mm) or (11.9 - 17.3 inches)

Melinda (Stann Creek Valley) (169.7 - 252.4mm) or (6.7 - 9.9 inches)

Savannah (South Stann Creek) (238.1 - 315.6mm) or (9.4 - 12.4 inches)

Pomona ( Stann Creek Valley) (269.8 - 324.5mm) or (10.6 - 12.8 inches)

Big Falls South (Punta Gorda) (425.2 - 579.5mm) or (16.7 - 22.8 inches)

Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda) (568.3 - 738.9mm) or (22.4 - 29.1 inches)

 

Temperature

 For  Normal Temperatures to prevail over Belize and her coastal waters for the month of  July 2014. 

 Normal Daily Temperatures that are expected across the country in July 2014 are as follows:

Northern Belize

Corozal District

Libertad   (28.1°C)

 

Orange Walk District

Tower Hill   (28.9°C)

La Milpa  (27.9°C)

 
 

 Cayo District

Central Farm Cayo  (28.0°C)

Belmopan Cayo (27.7°C)

Barton Creek  ( 28.1°C)

 

Belize District

Philip Goldson Airport (28.7°C)

 

 Stann Creek District

Middesex  (28.1 °C)

Melinda Forest Station  (28.5°C)

Savannah Forest Station  (28.2°C)

Pomona  (>28.2°C)

 

Punta Gorda District 

Punta Gorda Agricultural Station  (27.6°C)

Blue Creek  (28.0°C)

 

 

Seasonal  Precipitation forecast  for July-August-September 2014 is for Below Normal  rainfall  to prevail over the country.

Rainfall that is expected  over some areas of Belize for the July-August-September period are as follows:

 

 

Northern Areas and Inland Areas  (Below Normal Rainfall)

 

Libertad (Corozal) (<458.9mm) or (<18.1 inches)

 

Tower Hill (Orange Walk) (<506.0mm)  or (<19.9 inches)

 

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

 

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

 

Spanish Look out (Cayo) (<502.1mm) or (<19.8 inches)

 

 

 

Central Coastal  Areas Below Normal Rainfall

 

Philip Goldson Airport (Belize) (<578.4mm) or (<22.8 inches)

 

St John's College (< 514.7mm) or ( <20.6 inches)

 

 

 

Southern Areas Below Normal Rainfall

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Big Falls South (Punta Gorda) (<1268.8mm) or (<49.9 inches)

 

Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda) (<1603.7mm) or (<63.1 inches)

 

WARNINGS: Gusty and Strong winds can be damaging to Crops and  Flooding can be expected in low lying and flood prone areas.

Winds: East to Northeast  at  10-20kts  with higher Gusts on Monday East to southeast at 15 to 25kts with higer gusts.

Forecaster:  Cumberbatch

Next Update:  Tuesday 15 July 2014 at 12:00pm