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National Meteorological Service of Belize

 

Climate Section

 

Monthly Rainfall Summary for July 2015

 

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 agriculture area. Rainfall is read at 9:00am each morning and this represents the rainfall for the previous 24hours.


Climatological  the month of July is the month where most tropical wave tracks cross the country, these waves can be active or inactive. Another weather feature that normally inpacts the weather in the month of July are Upper Level Lows and Troughs. The southern region of the country has one maximum peak of rainfall which occurs in the month of July and this is also the wettest month.

2015 saw the passage of five (5) tropical wave crossing the country. These waves did not produced any significants amounts of rainfall resulting in the entire country receiving rainfall way below their climatological norm. 

 

  

Table shows the rainfall for July 2015 against the normal (1981-2010).

Stations

July-15

Normal (1981-2010)

Result

 

 (mm)

 (mm)

 

Libertad

 

Tower Hill

 29.1

 46.4 - 163.8

 Below Normal

Philip Goldon Int'l Airport

 80.6

 64.9 - 166.2

 Normal

Belmopan

 

 47.9 - 113.9

 

Central Farm

 28.6

 43.3 - 93.9

 Below Normal

Spanish Lookout

 62.0

 61.9 - 130.1

 Normal

Middlesex

 120.0

 115.2 - 206.8

 Normal

Melinda

 41.9

 83.7 - 177.8

 Below Normal

Savannah

 11.0

 79.1 - 168.1

 Below Normal

Punta Gorda

 220.2

 99.9 - 197.9

 Above Normal

 

In conclusion the Month of July 2015 was extremely dry at most stations . Libertad in Corozal District received the lowest rainfall recording since an Independent Belize.  

 

The next rainfall summary will be out in the first week of September 2015.

 

 


 

 


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