June-20018 (Monthly Agrometeorologicals)


During the first dekad of June the rain bearing meteorological systems were strengthening more to the western half and the central portion of the country. As a result some places were experiencing heavy fall during the dekad under review. In line with this, heavy fall was recorded over Ababo 33.7, Ayra 31.2, Ambo 68.2, Arjo 36.4, 46.4, 54.2 & 36.4, Asossa 47.4, Adet 30.3, Ayehu 31.8, Begi 39.7, Bilate 33.2 & 47.4, Bore 77.6 & 43.8, Chgni 51.1, Chira 49.0, Gambella 36.7, Gimbi 76.0 & 40.9, Ginir 45.0, Gore 34.4, Hagermariam 32.5, Kebremengest 34.0 & 61.1, Kulumsa 31.3, Limugenet 38.6, Layber 54.2, Mota 42.0 & 50.6, Mekanselam 51.7 & 59.6, Nejo 67.1 & 35.9, Nekemte 38.4, Sholagebeya 33.1 & 31.1, Sekoru 36.4, Wolaiyta 72.1, 41.4, 34.6 & 43.0, Ziway 36.4, Werabe 34.2, Maji 32.3, Fugnido 51.1 and Eminebered 61.4, 30.2 & 36.1mm. This condition was believed to be favorable for further development of early planted, but not fully matured Belg season various crops particularly those which are currently found at vegitative and grainfilling growing stage.