|Monthly Rainfall Summary|
National Meteorological Service of Belize
Monthly Rainfall Summary for July 2015
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).
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.