Monthly Rainfall Forecast - National Meteorological Service of Belize
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 November 2017

Several agro-meteorological stations across the country are used to  produce monthly and seasonal rainfall and temperature forecast. This is done by using the  historical data observed at these stations,  global and regional climate models,  statistical models such as the Climate Predictability Tool (CPT) and Subjective inputs.

Based on these inputs, the Rainfall Forecast for the country for the month of  November 2017 is for near normal rainfall across the country,  with just below average rainfall in the north and just above average rainfall in the south.

Rainfall amounts that are expected across key districts stations in November 2017 are as follows:

RegionStationRainfall Amount (mm)Category
NorthLibertad70-90Slightly Below Normal
NorthTower Hill85-105Slightly Below Normal
NorthRio Bravo80-100Slightly Below Normal
Central Inland AreasCentral Farm140-180Near Normal
Central Inland AreasBelmopan150-200Near Normal
Central Coastal AreasAirport175-225Near Normal
Mountainous AreasBaldy Beacon225-275Slightly Above Normal
SouthPomona250-300Slightly Above Normal
SouthSavannah200-250Slightly Above Normal
SouthPunta Gorda275-325Slightly Above Normal

Temperature:
The forecast is for Above Normal Average Temperatures to prevail over Belize and her coastal waters for the month of  November 2017.

Average Daily Temperature values expected in November 2017 are as follows:

DistrictStationMean Daily Temperature (°C)Category
CorozalLibertad25.2Above Normal
Orange WalkTower Hill25.7Above Normal
Orange WalkRio Bravo24.7Above Normal
BelizeAirport26.1Above Normal
CayoCentral Farm25.6Above Normal
CayoBelmopan25.2Above Normal
CayoBaldy Beacon20Above Normal
Stann CreekPomona26.7Above Normal
ToledoSavannah26.3Above Normal
ToledoPunta Gorda25.8Above Normal

The rainfall and temperature forecast for November 2017 are summarized in the maps below with some approximate values that can be expected at some key stations across the country.

Disclaimer

The information is provided with the understanding that The National Meteorological Service makes no warranties, either expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of the Outlook. The information may be used freely by the public with appropriate acknowledgement of its source, but shall not be modified in content and then presented as original material.

Forecaster: Gordon, Ronald

Last Updated: Sat, Nov 04, 2017 | 12:10 AM