Monthly Rainfall and Temperature Forecast - National Meteorological Service of Belize
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 Print Report

 April 2018

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  April 2018 is for below normal rainfall over most areas of the country. Temperatures are expected to be above normal during this period.

Rainfall amounts that are expected across key districts stations in April 2018 are as follows:

RegionStationRainfall Amount (mm)Category
NorthLibertad25-35Below Normal
NorthTower Hill20-30Below Normal
NorthRio Bravo20-30Below Normal
Central Inland AreasCentral Farm35-45Below Normal
Central Inland AreasBelmopan25-35Below Normal
Central Coastal AreasAirport40-50Below Normal
Mountainous AreasBaldy Beacon40-50Below Normal
SouthPomona50-60Below Normal
SouthSavannah45-55Slight Below Normal
SouthPunta Gorda70-80Slightly Below Normal

The maps below show approximate rainfall totals that can be expected. The expected maximum and minimum temperatures are also shown. Users are advised that the amounts shown are only an approximation and are therefore cautioned not to focus on the exact value on the maps but instead to expect that the rainfall and temperature should be somewhere in that general range.

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: Thu, Apr 12, 2018 | 02:21 PM

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