Monthly Rainfall Forecast - National Meteorological Service of Belize
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 September 2017

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  September 2017 is for below normal rainfall over most areas of the country, except over northern Orange Walk District (Tower Hill area) and the southern Cayo (Baldy Beacon area) and Toledo District.

Rainfall amounts that are expected across key districts stations in September 2017 are as follows:

RegionStationRainfall Amount (mm)Category
NorthLibertad100-140BELOW NORMAL
NorthTower Hill220-260ABOVE NORMAL
NorthRio Bravo90-130BELOW NORMAL
Central Inland AreasCentral Farm100-140BELOW NORMAL
Central Inland AreasBelmopan140-180BELOW NORMAL
Central Coastal AreasAirport150-190BELOW NORMAL
Mountainous AreasBaldy Beacon190-230NEAR NORMAL
SouthPomona260-300BELOW NORMAL
SouthSavannah260-300BELOW NORMAL
SouthPunta Gorda500-580NEAR NORMAL

Temperature:
The forecast is for Above Normal Average Temperatures to prevail over Belize and her coastal waters for the month of  September 2017.

Average Daily Temperature values expected in September 2017 are as follows:

DistrictStationMean Daily Temperature (°C)Category
CorozalLibertand28.4Above Normal
Orange WalkTower Hill28.8Above Normal
Orange WalkRio Bravo27.9Above Normal
BelizeAirport28.6Above Normal
CayoCentral Farm28.3Above Normal
CayoBelmopan27.9Above Normal
CayoBaldy Beacon23.1Above Normal
Stann CreekPomona28.5Above Normal
ToledoSavannah27.8Above Normal
ToledoPunta Gorda28.2Above Normal

The rainfall and temperature forecast for September 2017 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: Gordon, Ronald

Last Updated: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 | 08:44 PM