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AGRO METEOROLOGICAL FORECAST FOR FARMERS AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS OF BELIZE

NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE

 


Four-day Outlook:

Day I: Tues Nov 25

Day II: Wed Nov 26

Day III: Thurs Nov 27

Day IV: Fri Nov 28

rainy sunny 60

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rainy

rainy

A few showers & isolated thunderstorms.
 



 Some showers, periods of rain & isolated thunderstorms, especially south.



A few showers/several periods of rain, especially south.

 

Some showers/several periods of rain.

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 84/90/77

Min: 75/72/65

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 78/78/75

Min: 72/68/64

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 75/75/72

Min: 68/64/60

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 77/77/74

Min: 64/64/61

Rain-12hrs(inches): 0.50-1.25"

1.00-2.50"

0.75-2.00"

1.5-2.50"

 

 Cool and rainy weather ahead with passage of a cold front.

Rainfall forecast for the country for the month of November 2014  is  for  Normal  rainfall to prevail   over  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) (66.7 - 109.5mm) or (2.6 - 4.3 inches)

Tower Hill (Orange Walk) (83.1 - 128.5mm)  or (3.3 - 5.1 inches)

Belmopan (Cayo) (144.2 - 211.5mm) or (5.7 - 8.3inches)

Central Farm (Cayo) (146.2 - 176.4mm) or (5.8 - 6.9 inches)

Spanish Look out (Cayo) (113.8 - 147.5mm) or (4.5 - 5.8 inches)

 

 

Central Coastal  Areas Normal Rainfall

Philip Goldson Airport (Belize) (173.3 - 252.4mm) or (6.8 - 9.9 inches)

 

 

Southern Areas Normal Rainfall

Middlesex (Stann Creek)  (159.6 - 266.5 mm) or (6.3 - 10.5 inches)

Melinda (Stann Creek Valley) (175.8 - 272.2 mm) or (6.9 - 10.7 inches)

Savannah (South Stann Creek) (166.3 - 271.6mm) or (6.5 - 10.7 inches)

Pomona ( Stann Creek Valley) (195.0 - 269.3mm) or (7.7 - 10.6 inches)

Big Falls South (Punta Gorda) (149.9 - 214.3mm) or (5.9 - 8.4 inches)

Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda) (176.2 - 303.6mm) or (6.9 - 12.0 inches)

 

Temperature

 For  Above Normal Temperatures to prevail over Belize and her coastal waters for the month of  November 2014. 

 Average Daily Temperatures that are expected across the country in November 2014 are as follows:

Northern Belize

Corozal District

Libertad   (>24.4°C)

 

Orange Walk District

Tower Hill   (>25.2°C)

La Milpa  (>24.2°C)

 
 

 Cayo District

Central Farm Cayo  (>25.1°C)

Belmopan Cayo (>24.7°C)

Barton Creek  ( >24.9°C)

 

Belize District

Philip Goldson Airport (>25.6°C)

 

 Stann Creek District

Middesex  (>24.8 °C)

Melinda Forest Station  (>25.4°C)

Savannah Forest Station  (>25.8°C)

Pomona  (>25.7°C)

 

Punta Gorda District 

Punta Gorda Agricultural Station  (>25.3°C)

Blue Creek  (>26.4°C)

 

 

Seasonal  Precipitation forecast  for November-December2014-January2015 is for Normal to Above Normal  rainfall  to prevail over  the country

Rainfall that is expected  over some areas of Belize for the November-December 2014 to January 2015 period are as follows:

 

 

Northern Areas and Inland Areas 

 

Libertad (Corozal) (178.1 - 245.1 or > 245.1mm) or ( inches)

 

Tower Hill (Orange Walk) (198.2- 290.4 or >290.4mm)  or ( inches)

 

Belmopan (Cayo) (357.0 - 535.1 or >535.1mm) or ( inches)

 

Central Farm (Cayo) (321.7 - 436.6 or >436.6mm) or ( inches)

 

Spanish Look out (Cayo) (263.0- 400.5 or >400.5mm) or ( inches)

 

 

 

Central Coastal  Areas Below Normal Rainfall

 

Philip Goldson Airport (Belize) (400.5 - 537.9 or >537.9mm) or ( inches)

 

St John's College ( mm) or (  inches)

 

 

 

Southern Areas Below Normal Rainfall

 

Middlesex (Stann Creek)  (524.5 - 627.0 or >627.0mm) or ( 20.6 - 24.7 or >24.7inches)

 

Melinda (Stann Creek Valley) (489.4 - 608.6 or >608.6mm) or (19.3 - 23.9 or >23.9 inches)

 

Savannah (South Stann Creek) (402.7 - 574.2 or >574.2mm) or (15.9 - 22.6 or >22.6 inches)

 

Pomona ( Stann Creek Valley) (527.2 - 660.3 or >660.3mm) or (20.8 - 26.0 or >26.0inches)

 

Big Falls South (Punta Gorda) (380.9 - 558.7 or >558.7mm) or (15.0 - 22.0 or >558.7inches)

 

Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda) (491.3 - 658.1 or >658.1mm) or (19.3 - 25.9 or >25.9 inches)

 

WARNINGS:    Localized Flooding and Flooding can be expected in low lying and flood prone areas. Gusty winds and flooding can be damaging to crops and livestocks. 

Winds:  Easterly at 5-15kts on Tuesday, then rest of the next 3 days Northerly at 15-25kts with higher gusts.

Forecaster:  Cumberbatch

Next Update: Tuesday  25 November 2014 at 10:00am