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

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

RegionStationRainfall Amount (mm)Category
NorthLibertad25-30Slightly Below Normal
NorthTower Hill30-40Near Normal
NorthRio Bravo30-40Near Normal
Central Inland AreasCentral Farm60-70Near Normal
Central Inland AreasBelmopan50-60Near Normal
Central Coastal AreasAirport80-90Near Normal
Mountainous AreasBaldy Beacon100-110Near Normal
SouthPomona100-120Slightly Above Normal
SouthSavannah80-90Slightly Above Normal
SouthPunta Gorda120-140Above Normal

Temperature:
The forecast is for Near Normal Average Temperature to prevail over northern and central inland areas of the country and Above Normal Average Temperatures  over the southern portions of Belize and her coastal waters for the month of  February 2018.

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

DistrictStationMean Daily Temperature (°C)Category
CorozalLibertad24.5Near Normal
Orange WalkTower Hill24.2Near Normal
Orange WalkRio Bravo23.4Near Normal
BelizeAirport25.6Above Normal
CayoCentral Farm24Near Normal
CayoBelmopan23.9Near Normal
CayoBaldy Beacon19.4Near Normal
Stann CreekPomona25.6Above Normal
ToledoSavannah25.8Above Normal
ToledoPunta Gorda24.9Above Normal

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

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: Young, Shanea

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 08, 2018 | 07:26 PM