Agro-Meteorological Forecast for the Second Dekad (11th - 20th) of December, 2018


Date: Monday 10th of December 2018

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The forecast for the second dekad of December indicates that farmers can expect similar conditions as compared to the first dekad of December. Expect relatively dry conditions on days: 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th; with relatively wet conditions on days: 11th, 18th, 19th and 20th. During relatively dry days, expect sporadic light rainfall; while during relatively wet days, expect light rainfall over most areas. The ten-day period rainfall totals, forecast to range between 20.0 mm and 47.0 mm in Trinidad and 16.0 mm to 34.0 mm in Tobago. The average daily temperatures across Trinidad and Tobago are likely to range between 26.0 0C and 26.6 0C. Expect the highest maximum temperature over the dekad to peak near 32.1 oC in Trinidad, while the lowest night to early morning minimum temperature could dip below 20.8 0C. Especially along the foothills and valleys during relatively cloud-free nights. Likewise, during the dekad, in Tobago, the highest maximum temperature will peak near 31.2 0C, while the lowest minimum temperature will be dip below 21.9 0C, mostly during relatively cloud-free nights.