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


Date: Friday 12th of October 2018

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The outlook for the second dekad of October calls for similar rainfall amounts as compared to first dekad of October. Expect relatively wet conditions on 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th; with wet conditions on days 18th, 19th and 20th. During relatively wet to wet days; expect light to moderate rainfall and possible thundershowers which may result in flash flooding and water logged soils. The ten-day period rainfall totals, forecast to range between 40.0 mm and 80.0 mm in Trinidad and 50.0 mm to 70.0 mm in Tobago. Overall, average temperatures ranging between 27.6 0C and 28.10C in both islands over the full dekad. The maximum temperature is likely to reach 35.0 0C in Trinidad and 33.1 0C in Tobago. While, the lowest minimum temperatures are likely to reach 21.2 0C in Trinidad and 22.6 0C in Tobago. Opportunities for water harvesting will remain low during dekad.