Monthly Rainfall Summary - National Meteorological Service of Belize
  • Small craft caution for gusty winds and locally rough seas near showers and thunderstorms.
  • Localized flooding is likely for low lying areas and flood prone areas.
Tropical Weather Outlook
  • For the North Atlantic, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 48 hours.

Hurricane Tips
  •  Fill sinks, bathtub and large containers with water as an extra supply for washing and flushing.
  •  During the hurricane season, fisher folks are strongly advised to stay informed via radio, listen to the weather bulletin before venturing out to sea. Move your boat to safe harbor early.
  •  Prepare your car in case of evacuation. Fill your tank and check your tires.
  •  Upon alert, farmers should harvest crops which can be stored, consumed and sold.
 September 2017

Rainfall summaries are prepared by the climate section of the National Meteorological Service of Belize. The NMS of Belize maintains a network of over 25 rainfall stations that are situated primarily in the agricultural regions of the country.  Rainfall is read at 9am each morning and this represents the accumulated rainfall for the previous day.

The rainfall summary for September 2017 show that rainfall amounts were below normal over most areas of the country, except for portions of the Orange Walk District.  The driest areas were northern coastal areas, central mountanous areas and the south. Coastal Stann Creek District was not as dry with totals less than 20% below normal.  The maps below show the rainfall totals at some key stations and how these totals compare to the normal for the month of September. A similar comparison is show by the bar graph.

Monthly Rainfall Summary

Forecaster: Gordon, Ronald

Last Updated: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 | 12:03 PM