Agro-Meteorological Forecast for the Second 15-Day Period (16th - 29th) of February, 2024



ISSUED AT: 02:41 PM

Date: Wednesday 14th of February 2024

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Summary:

Summary of Expected Weather: 

Low rainfall amounts are expected during the fifteen days.

Relatively wet days are expected on the 16th, 20th-21st and 28th with less than 6.0 mm of rainfall, while on other days less than 1.0 mm is expected.

Trinidad and Tobago

Relatively wet days are expected on the 16th, 20th-21st and 28th with less than 6.0 mm of rainfall, while on other days less than 1.0 mm is expected. The daily rainfall totals are forecast to range between 0.0 mm to 6.0 mm across different farmlands across the islands, especially along the northeastern coastal areas of Trinidad and southwestern coast of Tobago. The fifteen-day rainfall totals ranging between 12.0 mm and 25.0 mm in Trinidad, and ranging between 15.0 mm and 25.0 mm in Tobago.

Temperatures & Winds: 

The maximum temperatures are expected to become warm, with daily temperatures ranging between 31.0oC to 33.0oC throughout the period. However, temperatures are expected to have a real-feel or feels-like between 31.0 oC to 38.0oC on most days. The minimum temperatures will range between 23.0oC to 24.0oC during most nights/early mornings, dropping lower in rural areas and valleys. 

In general, mostly moderate northeasterly to easterly winds with an average speed of 20-40 km/h are expected. Low rainfall totals, mostly moderate speeds, warm days, and warm feels-like temperatures will sustain average evapotranspiration rates in crops ranging between 5.0 to 11.0 mm per day.

Moisture levels:

Over the fifteen-day period across Trinidad and Tobago, moisture levels are expected to be low with average daytime relative humidity values in the upper-40s to upper-60s, in terms of percentage.