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AGRO METEOROLOGICAL FORECAST FOR FARMERS AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS OF BELIZE

NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE

 


Four-day Outlook:

Day I: Sat Oct 25

Day II: Sun Oct 26

Day III: Mon Oct 27

Day IV: Tues Oct 28

mostly cloudy 60

partly cloudy 60

partly cloudy 60

rainy sunny 60

Cool with only light isolated showers mainly south.


 Cool with only isolated showers.

Isolated showers.

 

 A few coastal showers.

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 80/82/75

Min: 74/70/64

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 80/83/75

Min: 74/70/65

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 84/87/77

Min: 76/72/66

Coast/Inland/Hill

Max: 84/87/77

Min: 72/72/67

Rain-12hrs(inches): 0.15-0.50"

0.0-0.25"

0.0-0.25"

0.10-0.50"

 

  Cold front early Saturday will push the low pressure area and rains to the east...

Rainfall forecast for the country for the month of October 2014  is  for   Above Normal  rainfall to prevail in the south and Normal 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) (123.6 - 192.7mm) or (4..9-7.6 inches)

Tower Hill (Orange Walk) (136.1-187.8mm)  or (5.4-7.4 inches)

Belmopan (Cayo) (169.5-234.7mm) or (6.7-9.2inches)

Central Farm (Cayo) (159.1-221.9mm) or (6.3-8.7 inches)

Spanish Look out (Cayo) (165.9-233.0mm) or (6.5-9.2 inches)

 

 

Central Coastal  Areas Normal Rainfall

Philip Goldson Airport (Belize) (183.7-278.8mm) or (7.2-10.9 inches)

 

 

Southern Areas Normal Rainfall

Middlesex (Stann Creek)  (220.3-337.3 mm) or (8.7-13.3 inches)

Melinda (Stann Creek Valley) (207.5-529.0 mm) or (8.2-20.8 inches)

Savannah (South Stann Creek) (212.9-317.3mm) or (8.4-12.5 inches)

Pomona ( Stann Creek Valley) (238.2-339.9mm) or (9.4-13.4 inches)

Big Falls South (Punta Gorda) (257.4-361.3mm) or (10.1-14.2 inches)

Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda) (280.0-416.2mm) or (11.0-16.4 inches)

 

Temperature

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

 Normal Daily Temperatures that are expected across the country in October 2014 are as follows:

Northern Belize

Corozal District

Libertad   (>26.5°C)

 

Orange Walk District

Tower Hill   (>27.1°C)

La Milpa  (>26.2°C)

 
 

 Cayo District

Central Farm Cayo  (>26.7°C)

Belmopan Cayo (>27.0°C)

Barton Creek  ( >26.5°C)

 

Belize District

Philip Goldson Airport (>27.5°C)

 

 Stann Creek District

Middesex  (>26.3 °C)

Melinda Forest Station  (>26.8°C)

Savannah Forest Station  (>27.4°C)

Pomona  (>°C)

 

Punta Gorda District 

Punta Gorda Agricultural Station  (>27.2°C)

Blue Creek  (>27.5°C)

 

 

Seasonal  Precipitation forecast  for October-November-December 2014 is for Below Normal  rainfall  to prevail over  the country

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

 

 

Northern Areas and Inland Areas  (Below Normal Rainfall)

 

Libertad (Corozal) (<270.5mm) or (<10.6 inches)

 

Tower Hill (Orange Walk) (<296.4mm)  or (<11.6 inches)

 

Belmopan (Cayo) (<453.8mm) or (<17.9 inches)

 

Central Farm (Cayo) (<451.3mm) or (<17.8 inches)

 

Spanish Look out (Cayo) (<396.4mm) or (<15.6 inches)

 

 

 

Central Coastal  Areas Below Normal Rainfall

 

Philip Goldson Airport (Belize) (<517.0mm) or (<20.4 inches)

 

St John's College (< mm) or ( < inches)

 

 

 

Southern Areas Below Normal Rainfall

 

Middlesex (Stann Creek)  (<631.2mm) or (<24.8 inches)

 

Melinda (Stann Creek Valley) (<574.6mm) or (<22.6 inches)

 

Savannah (South Stann Creek) (<600.0mm) or (<23.6 inches)

 

Pomona ( Stann Creek Valley) (<613.9mm) or (<24.2inches)

 

Big Falls South (Punta Gorda) (<596.6mm) or (<23.5inches)

 

Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda) (<723.9mm) or (<28.5 inches)

 

WARNINGS:    Gusty winds can be damaging to crops  and poorly built houses.

Winds: Northwest at  15-25kts with higher gusts on Saturday. On Sunday North to Northwest at 10-20kts with higher gusts. Monday and Tuesday North to to Northeast at 5 to 15kts. 

Forecaster:  Cumberbatch

Next Update: Tuesday 28 October 2014 at 12:00pm