Agro-Meteorological Forecast for the Third Dekad (21st - 30th) of June, 2022



ISSUED AT: 09:23 AM

Date: Wednesday 22nd of June 2022

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Summary:

Summary of Expected Weather:

Moderate to high rainfall amounts are expected on six of the fifteen days.

Six wet days with rainfall amounts ranging between 10.0 mm and 40.0 mm are expected on the 21st, 24th- 28th of June while, nine relatively wet days with rainfall amounts ranging between 1.0 mm and 8.0 mm are expected on the 22nd-23rd of June and the 29th-5th June/July 2022.

Trinidad:

Six wet days with rainfall amounts ranging between 10.0 mm and 40.0 mm are expected on the 21st, 24th- 28th of June while, nine relatively wet days with rainfall amounts ranging between 1.0 mm and 8.0 mm are expected on the 22nd-23rd of June and the 29th-5th June/July 2022. The daily rainfall totals are forecast to range between 1.0 mm to 40.0 mm across different farmlands, with fifteen-day rainfall totals ranging between 70.0 mm and 150.0 mm. The impactful rainfall events will mostly occur across the northeastern, eastern, southeastern, southwestern and northwestern parts of Trinidad. There is a high (90%) probability that flash and riverine flooding will occur during/after heavy rainfall events.

Tobago:

Similar to Trinidad, Tobago will experience six wet days with rainfall amounts ranging between 10.0 mm and 40.0 mm are expected on the 21st, 24th- 28th of June while, nine relatively wet days with rainfall amounts ranging between 1.0 mm and 8.0 mm are expected on the 22nd-23rd of June and the 29th-5th June/July 2022. The daily rainfall totals are forecast to range between 1.0 mm to 40.0 mm across different farmlands particularly southwestern areas, with fifteen-day rainfall totals ranging between 50.0 mm and 70.0 mm.

Temperatures & Winds:

The maximum temperatures are expected to remain warm, with temperatures ranging between 29.0oC to 31.5oC throughout the period. However, temperatures are expected to have a real-feel or feels-like between 31.0oC to 40.0oC on most days. The minimum temperatures will range between 22.2oC to 23.5oC during most nights/early mornings, dropping lower in rural areas and valleys.

Mostly weak easterly to south-easterly winds of an average speed of 10-20 km/h are expected, with gusts of 25-30 km/h at times. Moderate to high rainfall totals, mostly low wind speeds, warm days and warm feels-like temperatures will sustain average evapotranspiration rates in crops ranging between 1.4 to 8.0 millimeters per day.

Moisture levels:

Over the fifteen-day period across Trinidad and Tobago, moisture levels are expected to be moderate to high, with average daytime relative humidity values in the lower-60s to lower-90s, in terms of percentage.