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 models, Climatic observations and statistical models such as the Climate Predictability Tool (CPT) as well as Subjective inputs are also utilized.
Based on these inputs, the Rainfall Forecast for the country for the month of June 2017 is for near normal to slightly above normal rainfall over most areas of the country.
Rainfall amounts that are expected across key districts stations in June 2017
|Region||Station||Rainfall Amount (mm)||Category|
|Northern Coast||Libertad||210-270||Slightly Above Normal|
|Northern Inland Areas||Tower Hill||200-250||Slightly Above Normal|
|Northern Inland Areas||Rio Bravo||210-260||Slightly Above Normal|
|Central Inland Areas||Central Farm||170-210||Near Normal to Just Above|
|Central Inland Areas||Belmopan||290-330||Near Normal to Just Above|
|Central Coastal Areas||Airport||230-290||Slightly Above Normal|
|Mountainous Areas||Baldy Beacon||260-300||Near Normal to Just Above|
|Southern Areas||Pomona||350-410||Near Normal to Just Above|
|Southern Areas||Savannah||300-360||Near Normal to Just Above|
|Southern Areas||Punta Gorda||450-500||Slightly Above|
The forecast is for Above Normal Average Temperatures to prevail over Belize and her coastal waters for the month of June 2017.
Average Daily Temperature values expected in June 2017
|District||Station||Mean Daily Temperature (°C)||Category|
|Orange Walk||Tower Hill||29.4||Above Normal|
|Orange Walk||Rio Bravo||28.6||Above Normal|
|Cayo||Central Farm||28.9||Above Normal|
|Cayo||Baldy Beacon||23.4||Above Normal|
|Stann Creek||Pomona||29.7||Above Normal|
|Toledo||Punta Gorda||28.5||Above Normal|
The rainfall and temperature forecast for June 2017 are summarized in the maps below with some approximate values that can be expected at some key stations across the country.
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: Thu, Jun 08, 2017 | 01:58 PM