|Agro Met Forecast|
AGRO METEOROLOGICAL FORECAST FOR FARMERS AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS OF BELIZE
NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE
An Active Tropical Wave will cause an increase in showers and thunderstorms for the weekend and first day of the work week.
Rainfall forecast for the country for the month of August 2014 is for Normal rainfall to prevail in the south and Below Normal rainfall over the rest of Belize and her Coastal waters.
Rainfall amount that is expected across districts stations are as follows.
Northern Areas and Inland Areas (Normal Rainfall)
Libertad (Corozal) (< 122.3mm) or (<4.8 inches)
Tower Hill (Orange Walk) (<160.1mm) or (<6.3 inches)
Belmopan (Cayo) (<193.6mm) or (<7.6 inches)
Central Farm (Cayo) (<126.2mm) or (<5.0 inches)
Spanish Look out (Cayo) (<142.4mm) or (<5.6 inches)
Central Coastal Areas Normal Rainfall
Philip Goldson Airport (Belize) (<145.9mm) or (5.7 inches)
Southern Areas Normal Rainfall
Middlesex (Stann Creek) (304.9 - 413.8 mm) or (12.6 - 16.3 inches)
Melinda (Stann Creek Valley) (218.7 - 241.7 mm) or (8.6 - 9.5 inches)
Savannah (South Stann Creek) (311.4 - 398.5mm) or (12.3 - 15.7 inches)
Pomona ( Stann Creek Valley) (239.6 - 324.7mm) or (9.4 - 12.8 inches)
Big Falls South (Punta Gorda) (490.2 - 602.0mm) or (19.3 - 23.7 inches)
Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda) (517.7 - 709.6mm) or (20.4 - 27.9 inches)
For Above Normal Temperatures to prevail over Belize and her coastal waters for the month of August 2014.
Normal Daily Temperatures that are expected across the country in August 2014 are as follows:
Orange Walk District
Tower Hill (>29.0°C)
La Milpa (>27.3°C)
Central Farm Cayo (>28.2°C)
Belmopan Cayo (>27.7°C)
Barton Creek ( >28.3°C)
Philip Goldson Airport (>28.2°C)
Stann Creek District
Middesex (>27.6 °C)
Melinda Forest Station (>28.65°C)
Savannah Forest Station (>28.1°C)
Punta Gorda District
Punta Gorda Agricultural Station (>27.8°C)
Blue Creek (>°C)
Seasonal Precipitation forecast for August-September-October 2014 is for Below Normal rainfall to prevail over the country.
Rainfall that is expected over some areas of Belize for the August-September-October period are as follows:
Northern Areas and Inland Areas (Below Normal Rainfall)
Libertad (Corozal) (<412.3mm) or (<16.2 inches)
Tower Hill (Orange Walk) (<503.9mm) or (<19.8 inches)
Belmopan (Cayo) (<583.3mm) or (<23.0 inches)
Central Farm (Cayo) (<463.8mm) or (<18.3 inches)
Spanish Look out (Cayo) (<461.8mm) or (<18.2 inches)
Central Coastal Areas Below Normal Rainfall
Philip Goldson Airport (Belize) (<596.1mm) or (<23.5 inches)
St John's College (< mm) or ( < inches)
Southern Areas Below Normal Rainfall
Middlesex (Stann Creek) (<840.3mm) or (<33.1 inches)
Melinda (Stann Creek Valley) (<696.5mm) or (<27.4 inches)
Savannah (South Stann Creek) (<900.1mm) or (<35.4 inches)
Pomona ( Stann Creek Valley) (<836.8mm) or (<32.9inches)
Big Falls South (Punta Gorda) (<1121.1mm) or (<44.1inches)
Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda) (<1363.2mm) or (<53.7 inches)
WARNINGS: Localized Flooding and Flooding can be expected in Flood prone and lowlying areas. Flood waters and Gusty winds can be damaging to crops and livestocks.
Winds: East to Southeast at 10-20kts with higher gusts.
Next Update: Monday 01September 2014 at 12:00pm