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National Meteorological Service of Belize

 

Climate Section

 

Monthly Rainfall Summary for October 2016

 

Introduction

 

Rainfall summaries are prepared by the Climate Section of the National Meteorological Service of Belize. The meteorological service maintains a network of over 25 rainfall stations that are situated across the country mainly in the agricultural areas. Rainfall is read at 9:00am each morning and this represents the rainfall for the previous 24 hours.

The rainfall summary for October 2016 shows that almost all stations recorded below average rainfall. The rainfall deficit was most pronounced over northern and northwestern portions of the country where some stations recorded greater than 60% below average. Meanwhile, the shortfall was not as severe over southern coastal areas where total were normal or just slightly below normal. The maps below show the total rainfall recorded at some key stations and how that total compares to the normal for the month of October. A similar comparison is shown by the bar graph that compares the recorded total for October 2016 againt the climatological norm for the month of October.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCTOBER 2016 RAINFALL OBSERVEDOCTOBER 2016 RAINFALL OBSERVED PERCENT

 

Oct Rainfall Graph

 

 

 The next rainfall summary will be out before the middle of Decmeber 2016

 

 


 

 


Libertad
Towerhill
La Milpa
Airport
ST.Johns
Belmopan
Central Farm
Pomona
Melinda
Spanish Lookout
Savannah   
Big Falls Plantation
Punta Gorda