Monthly Rainfall Summary - National Meteorological Service of Belize
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 December 2017

Rainfall summaries are prepared by the climate section of the National Meteorological Service of Belize. The NMS of Belize maintains a network of over 25 rainfall stations that are situated primarily in the agricultural regions of the country.  Rainfall is read at 9am each morning and this represents the accumulated rainfall for the previous day.

The rainfall summary for December 2017 shows that rainfall amounts were below normal across the country for the month , except for slightly above normal in Towerhill and above normal in Savannah and Punta Gorda.  The bulk of the rains fell  at the beginning and towards the end of the month associated with pre-frontal activity from the passage of two cold fronts. The maps below show the rainfall totals at some key stations and how these totals compare to the normal for the month of December. A similar comparison is show by the bar graph.

Monthly Rainfall Summary

Forecaster: Young, Shanea

Last Updated: Wed, Jan 24, 2018 | 12:21 AM