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AGRO METEOROLOGICAL FORECAST FOR FARMERS AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS OF BELIZE

NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE

 


Four-day Outlook:

Day I: Fri Sep 12

Day II: Sat Sep 13

Day III: Sun Sep 14

Day IV:  Mon Sep 15

rainy sunny 60

mostly cloudy 60

ts sunny

rainy sunny 60

A few showers or thunderstorms (most areas).


 Isolated showers & thunderstorms (increasing in the night).

Some showers & thunderstorms (most areas).

 

A few showers or thunderstorms(especially south).

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 88/93/79

Min: 78/73/68

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 88/94/80

Min: 79/74/68

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 86/89/78

Min: 78/74/68

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 88/92/78

Min: 77/72/68

Rain-12hrs(inches): 0.10-0.25"

0.0-0.15"

0.50-0:75"

0.10-0.25"

 

   Conditions improve then become showery again later in the weekend...

Rainfall forecast for the country for the month of September 2014  is  for  Above Normal  rainfall to prevail in the south and  Normal rainfall over the rest of 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) (142.5 - 230.5mm) or (5.6 - 9.1 inches)

Tower Hill (Orange Walk) (157.8 - 222.9mm)  or (6.2 - 8.7 inches)

Belmopan (Cayo) (213.5 - 278.9mm) or (8.4 - 10.9 inches)

Central Farm (Cayo) (140.6 - 203.9mm) or (5.5 - 8.0 inches)

Spanish Look out (Cayo) (125.2 - 196.5mm) or (4.9 -7.7 inches)

 

 

Central Coastal  Areas Normal Rainfall

Philip Goldson Airport (Belize) (194.0 - 268.4mm) or (7.6 - 10.5 inches)

 

 

Southern Areas Normal Rainfall

Middlesex (Stann Creek)  (>390.2 mm) or ( >15.3inches)

Melinda (Stann Creek Valley) (>339.7 mm) or ( >13.4inches)

Savannah (South Stann Creek) (>384.9mm) or ( >15.2inches)

Pomona ( Stann Creek Valley) (>403.5mm) or ( >15.9inches)

Big Falls South (Punta Gorda) (>494.7mm) or (>19.5 inches)

Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda) (>614.1mm) or (>24.1 inches)

 

Temperature

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

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

Northern Belize

Corozal District

Libertad   (>27.9°C)

 

Orange Walk District

Tower Hill   (>29.0°C)

La Milpa  (>27.4°C)

 
 

 Cayo District

Central Farm Cayo  (>27.7°C)

Belmopan Cayo (>27.9°C)

Barton Creek  ( >27.5°C)

 

Belize District

Philip Goldson Airport (>28.2°C)

 

 Stann Creek District

Middesex  (>27.9 °C)

Melinda Forest Station  (>28.5°C)

Savannah Forest Station  (>28.1°C)

Pomona  (>28.0°C)

 

Punta Gorda District 

Punta Gorda Agricultural Station  (>28.0°C)

Blue Creek  (>28.4°C)

 

 

Seasonal  Precipitation forecast  for September-October-November 2014 is for Above Normal  rainfall  to prevail over the south of the country and Below Normal  Rainfall to prevail over the rest of the country.

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

 

 

Northern Areas and Inland Areas  (Below Normal Rainfall)

 

Libertad (Corozal) (<395.5mm) or (<16.2 inches)

 

Tower Hill (Orange Walk) (<434.8mm)  or (<19.8 inches)

 

Belmopan (Cayo) (<569.3mm) or (<23.0 inches)

 

Central Farm (Cayo) (<502.3mm) or (<18.3 inches)

 

Spanish Look out (Cayo) (<459.3mm) or (<18.2 inches)

 

 

 

Central Coastal  Areas Below Normal Rainfall

 

Philip Goldson Airport (Belize) (<619.0mm) or (<23.5 inches)

 

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

 

 

 

Southern Areas Below Normal Rainfall

 

Middlesex (Stann Creek)  (>937.4mm) or (>36.9 inches)

 

Melinda (Stann Creek Valley) (>866.7mm) or (>34.1 inches)

 

Savannah (South Stann Creek) (>945.5mm) or (>37.2 inches)

 

Pomona ( Stann Creek Valley) (>911.4mm) or (>35.9inches)

 

Big Falls South (Punta Gorda) (>1023.6mm) or (>40.3inches)

 

Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda) (>1208.6mm) or (>47.6 inches)

 

WARNINGS: Localized Flooding  can be expected in Flood prone and lowlying areas. 

Winds: East  at  10-20kts .

Forecaster:  Cumberbatch

Next Update: Monday 15 September 2014 at 12:00pm