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.
Forecaster: Gordon, Ronald
Last Updated: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 | 12:03 PM