Monthly Rainfall and Temperature Forecast - National Meteorological Service of Belize
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 March 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  March 2018 is for near normal rainfall across  most of the country,  with  below normal rainfall in the north .

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

RegionStationRainfall Amount (mm)Category
NorthLIbertad20-30Slightly Below Normal
NorthTower Hill20-30Near Normal
NorthRio Bravo25-35Near Normal
Central Inland AreasCentral Farm45-55Near Normal
Central Inland AreasBelmopan45-55Near Normal
Central Coastal AreasAirport45-55Near Normal
Mountainous AreasBaldy Beacon65-75Near Normal
SouthPomona60-70Near Normal
SouthSavannah50-60Near Normal
SouthPunta Gorda80-90Slightly Above Nomal

The forecast is for Near Normal Average Temperature to prevail over most areas of Belize and her coastal waters for the month of  March 2018.

Average Daily Temperature values expected in March 2018 are as follows:

DistrictStationMean Daily Temperature (°C)Category
CorozalLibertad26.2Above Normal
Orange WalkTower Hill26.1Above Normal
Orange WalkRio Bravo26Above Normal
BelizeAirport26.7Above Normal
CayoCentral Farm26.2Above Normal
CayoBelmopan25.9Above Normal
CayoBaldy Beacon21.3Above Normal
Stann CreekPomona26.6Above Normal
ToledoSavannah28Above Normal
ToledoPunta Gorda25.9Above Normal

The rainfall and temperature forecast for March 2018 are summarized in the maps below with some approximate values that can be expected at some key stations across the country.


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Forecaster: Young, Shanea

Last Updated: Wed, Mar 07, 2018 | 09:39 PM

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