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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 18 Apr

Day II: Sat 19 Apr

Day III: Sun 20 Apr

Day IV: Mon 21 Apr

mostly cloudy 60

mostly cloudy 60

partly cloudy1

mostly cloudy 60

A  few showers/isolated T-Storms possible inland in the afternoon.

  A few showers.

A few showers mainly south.

 

A few showers.

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 89/95/78

Min: 77/73/67

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 87/93/78

Min: 75/72/65

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 86/92/76

Min: 75/72/65

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 86/92/76

Min: 74/71/65

Rain-24hrs(inches): 0.0-0.15"

0.0-0.15"

0.0-0.05"

0.0-0.05"

 

A slight increase in moisture during the week.

 

 

Rainfall forecast for the country for the month of April 2014  is Below 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) ( <9.6mm) or (<0.37inches)

Tower Hill (Orange walk (<10.3 mm) or (<0.40inches)

Belmopan (Cayo) (<16.2 mm) or (<0.63 inches)

Central Farm (Cayo) (<17.9 mm) or (<0.70inches)

Spanish Look out (Cayo) (<16.9 mm) or (<0.66 inches)

 

 

Central Coastal  Areas Normal Rainfall

Philip Goldson Airport (Belize) (<27.1 mm) or ( <1.06 inches)

 

Southern Areas Normal Rainfall

Middlesex (Stann Creek) (<15.5 mm) or (<0.61inches)

Melinda (Stann Creek Valley) (<29.6 mm) or (<1.17inches)

Savannah (South Stann Creek) (<32.8 mm) or (<1.29inches)

Pomona ( Stann Creek Valley) (<34.5) or (<1.36inches)

Big Falls South (Punta Gorda) ( <35.9mm) or (<1.41inches)

Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda) (<38.0 mm) or (<1.49inches)

 

Temperature

 For normal temperatures to prevail over Belize and her coastal waters for the month of  April 2014.

 

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

Corozal District

Libertad   (26.7°C)

 

Orange Walk District

Tower Hill   (27.0°C)

La Mipa  (27.0°C)

 
 

 Cayo District

Central Farm Cayo  (27.3.9°C)

Belmopan Cayo (27.3°C)

Barton Creek  ( 27.6°C)

 

Belize District

Philip Goldson Airport (27.3°C)

 

 Stann Creek District

Middesex  ( 26.7°C)

Melinda Forest Station  (27.5°C)

Savannah Forest Station  (28.7°C)

 

Punta Gorda District 

Punta Gorda Agricultural Station  (27.1°C)

Blue Creek  (28.1°C)

 

 

Seasonal  Precipitation forecast  for April-May-June 2014 is for equal chance of Normal to Below Normal rainfall  to prevail over the country.

WARNINGS: Small Craft Caution

Winds: East to northeast at 5 to 15kts on Friday and Saturday, thereafter on Sunday and  Monday Northeast  at 5-15kts.

Forecaster:  Cumberbatch

Next Update:  Tuesday 22nd April  2014 at 12:00pm