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Modelling the occurrence of daily rainfall in Nigeria

Onemayin David Jimoh

Modelling the occurrence of daily rainfall in Nigeria

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D) - University of Birmingham, School of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, 1997.

Statementby Onemayin David Jimoh.
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Open LibraryOL17208351M

March, Rainfall intensity-duration-frequency analysis for Southeastern Nigeria Vol. 12, No.1 25 The data required in this study are rainfall depths for short durations, for example, 15 min, 30 min, 1 h, etc. Unfortunately, only daily rainfall data are available for all the stations in . Read all the latest news, breaking stories, top headlines, opinion, pictures and videos about Rainfall from Nigeria and the world on supportselschools.com Read all the latest news, breaking stories, top. As in most of West Africa, Nigeria's climate is characterized by strong latitudinal zones, becoming progressively drier as one moves north from the coast. Rainfall is the key climatic variable, and there is a marked alternation of wet and dry seasons in most areas.


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Modelling the occurrence of daily rainfall in Nigeria by Onemayin David Jimoh Download PDF EPUB FB2

The modelling of seasonal behaviour of rainfall has become very important in the wake of the climatic change. Due to the agriculture base of the Northeast Nigeria, it is imperative to explicitly model seasonal behaviour of rainfall in the region for agricultural planning.

Hence, this study Modelling the occurrence of daily rainfall in Nigeria book the seasonal behaviour of monthly rainfall data from to in Maiduguri and Damaturu Author: O.

Asemota, M. Bamanga, O. Alaribe. Apr 02,  · Modelling distribution of rainfall in South West Nigeria is examined.

Quarterly rainfall distribution data of Ibadan as a case study were collected for a period of 43 years () from Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NMA) quoted in Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) bulletin.

The time series analysis was used to model and forecast the quarterly rainfall. Jul 02,  · Brief review of literature of the well documented seasonal Box-Jenkins modelling is done.

Rainfall is a seasonal phenomenon the world over. For illustrative purposes, monthly rainfall as measured in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, is modelled by a (5, 1, 0)x(0, 1, 1)12 seasonal ARIMA supportselschools.com by: 2. This work considered the frequency of monthly rainfall from to obtained from National Root Crops Research Institute Umudike in Nigeria.

The analysis was based on probability time series modelling approach. The Plot of the original data shows that the time series is stationary and the Augmented Dickey-Fuller test did not suggest otherwise.

predicting future occurrence. A fair knowledge of the modelling rainfall pattern in Nigeria. In addition, using the state space approach, the nature of seasonality present in the data will be explicitly determined. It is against these Modelling Seasonal Behaviour of Author: O.

Asemota, M. Bamanga, O. Alaribe. This study examines recent changes in several rainfall characteristics in northern Nigeria. The records at 25 locations were analyzed for the occurrence of abrupt changes and trends using the Pettitt and the Mann-Kendall tests. Variables analyzed included annual total rainfall and number of rain days, the dates of onset, termination and.

Modelling Rainfall Data in Dhaka Division of. The study compared the sequences of daily rainfall over coastal southern and semi-arid northern Nigeria. Daily rainfall occurrences for 41 years. Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.

Abstract: Rainfall is very important for the economic growth and development of any nation; hence there is dire need to study the monthly and annual trends.

This paper critically examines the mathematical study of monthly and annual rainfall patterns in Nasarawa State for 20 years () using data obtained from the. SARIMA Modelling of the Frequency of Monthly Rainfall in Umuahia, Abia State of Nigeria.

of the Ilorin monthly rainfall in Nigeria using four different modelling techniques (Decomposition, Square root The data (Unpublished in Appendix) on the frequency of monthly rainfall in Umuahia spans from January, to June, and was.

A Model Fitting Analysis of Daily Rainfall Data parameters for both amount and occurrence processes.

The daily rainfall data from Urbino rain gauge station in Italy were then used to. Long-term records of daily rainfall have been compiled for years, norm and standard deviations have been worked out, Time Series Model and Analysis On Rainfall In Oshogbo Osun State, Nigeria Alawaye A.I, Alao A.

Time Series Model and Analysis On Rainfall In Oshogbo Osun State, Nigeria. RAINFALL AND THE LENGTH OF THE GROWING SEASON IN NIGERIA T.

ODEKUNLE* Department of Geography, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria Received 15 May Revised 8 December Accepted 16 December ABSTRACT This study examines the length of the growing season in Nigeria using the daily rainfall data of Ikeja, Ondo, Ilorin.

Dec 09,  · Highlights We examined the existence of trend and periodicity in rainfall of Nigeria over the last century. Rainfall changes varied between − and + mm yr −2.

About 90% of the entire landscape exhibited negative trends with 22% exhibited significant changes at 5% levels. There was a sharp difference between changes in rainfalls in – and – periods.

Four dominant Cited by: Lets talk about Nigeria climate, the temperature, relative humidity and rainfall. Nigeria, no doubt has one of the best climatic condition in the whole wide world. Irrespective of the weather condition Nigeria can still move about their businesses unlike what you get in Europe and America where people are stuck once it starts snowing.

We investigate this supposition by expounding the relationship between malaria, pneumonia, rainfall and air temperature over Lagos, Nigeria.

This study uses temperature and rainfall data of 60 years and 14 years record of reported cases of malaria and pneumonia supportselschools.com by: 4. Climate and Average Weather in Nigeria.

The climate of Nigeria is tropical, however there are wide climatic variations in different regions of the country. Near the coast temperatures rarely exceed 32 degrees Celsius (90 degrees Fahrenheit), but humidity is very high and nights are very hot.

Inland there are two different seasons. This study makes use of a large set of daily rain gauge data covering Southern West Africa (extending from 10° W to 10° E and from 4° N to 12° N) from to The evolution of the number and the intensity of daily rainfall events, especially the most extremes, were analyzed at Cited by: 2.

Analysis of Rainfall and Temperature Variability Over Nigeria. By Akinsanola A. A & Ogunjobi K. Federal University of Technology, Nigeria. Abstract-This study investigates rainfall and temperature variabilities in Nigeria using observations of air temperature (C) and rainfall (mm) from 25 synoptic stations from o (30years).

The climate of Africa is a range of climates such as the equatorial climate, the tropical wet and dry climate, the tropical monsoon climate, the semi-desert climate (semi-arid), the desert climate (hyper-arid and arid), and the subtropical highland supportselschools.comate climates are rare across the continent except at very high elevations and along the fringes.

Tropical Rainfall Structure Characterization over Two Stations in Nigeria, heavy rainfall usually falls during the wet season and during this period the ITD moves across the country (Ojo and Falodun, ).

The rainfall is observed that the probability for rain occurrence asCited by: 6. In the southeast, the rainiest region, the decrease in rainfall in July and August doesn't occur: in Calabar, where 3, mm ( in) of rain fall per year, rainfall remains around mm (16 in) per month from June to September.

In the south-east of Nigeria, the Cross River National Park is a hilly area, wet and covered with forests. Best Time.

Jan 23,  · Enugu metropolis, on Monday, recorded its first rainfall of the year, which led to reduction in the temperature in the coal city. The rain started at about p.m and lasted for over 30minutes. Rainfall/ Precipitation in Lagos, Nigeria Lagos is awarded on average mm ( in) of rainfall per year, or mm ( in) per month.

On average there are days per year with more than mm ( in) of rainfall (precipitation) or days with a quantity of rain, sleet, snow etc. per month. This study examines the suitability of the discrete autoregressive and moving average [DARMA(1,1)] model to simulate the sequences of daily rainfall data in Malaysia.

The daily monsoon rainfall data Author: Nur S. Muhammad, Pierre Y. Julien. Modelling Rainfall Series in the Geo-Political Zones of Nigeria Okunlola Oluyemi Adewole* Folorunso Serifat Department of Statistics, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria * E-mail of the.

IPCC () proposed a statistical approach to climate and climate change studies and this forms the focal point of this study as an attempt was made to study rainfall distribution over Nigeria.

Ninty-year monthly rainfall values for all the available meteorological stations in each climatic zone of Nigeria were collected from the archive of Cited by: Jul 10,  · A sandal vendor pushes his cart through the flooded streets of Maiduguri, Nigeria, on July 5, Continuous rainfall in parts of the country triggered widespread flooding that has left at least Author: Ada Carr.

Jul 04,  · Journal of Environment and Earth Science ISSN (Paper) ISSN (Online) Vol.5, No, supportselschools.com Agroclimatic Zonning of Nigeria Based on Rainfall Characteristics and.

G.I. Okonkwo and C.C. Mbajiorgu “Rainfall Intensity-Duration-Frequency Analyses for South Eastern Nigeria”. Agricultural Engineering International: the CIGR Ejournal. Manuscript Vol. XII. March, 2 major focus of both theoretical and applied hydrology (Andreas and Veneziano, ).

The paper is designed to study the rainfall patterns and its implications in Nigeria. Rainfall data from 28 stations for the period of – were collected from the Nigeria Meteorological Station, Lagos.

While the vegetation map of Nigeria between and forms the basis of Cited by: Nigeria is a country in West Africa. Nigeria shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north.

Its coast lies on the Gulf of Guinea in the south and it borders Lake Chad to the northeast. Noted geographical features in Nigeria include the Adamawa highlands, Mambilla Plateau, Jos Plateau, Obudu Plateau, the Niger River, River.

Rainfall in nigeria pdf Rainfall in Nigeria is characterized by both latitudinal and longitudinal variations. Rainfall data from twenty Nigeria stations, Sea Surface supportselschools.comdous crop failure whenever there are significant changes in rainfall pattern. Given this scenario, the rainfall in Nigeria is likely.

Read all the latest news, breaking stories, top headlines, opinion, pictures and videos about Rain from Nigeria and the world on supportselschools.com Modeling Climatic Variation Parameters Of Nigeria Using The Statistical Downscaling Approach FIG Working Week Knowing to manage the territory, protect the environment, evaluate the cultural heritage Rome, Italy, May earth’s orbit, Changes in the precession of the equinoxes and Changes in the obliquity of the.

Mean monthly rainfall data of 28 meteorological stations in Nigeria for the period – are analysed to examine trends in precipitation patterns in the country. Specifically, four year periods (–50, –60, –70 and –80) have been studied in detail. Results show three prominent supportselschools.com by: What is the best time of year to go to Lagos in Nigeria.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data: On average, the temperatures are always high. The months March, April, May, July, September and October have a high chance of precipitation.

On average, the warmest month is May. Annual Weather Averages in Minna. Minna is 75 miles from Abuja, so the actual climate in Abuja can vary a bit. Based on weather reports collected during – Nigeria climate overview. With a coastline on the Gulf of Guinea and stretching north to the borders of the Sahara Desert, Nigeria is the most populous country by far in all of Africa.

Like so many other modern African states, it was a creation of European imperialism, having been a British colony until Increased rainfall variability and reduced rainfall amount decreases soil CO 2 flux in a grassland ecosystem CHRISTOPHER W.

HARPER*,supportselschools.com*,supportselschools.com,supportselschools.com*1 andJONATHAN D. CARLISLE* *Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KSUSA, wNatural Resources Research Institute, Miller Trunk Highway, Duluth, MNUSA.

Nigeria. Rainfall and temperature data were collected from Ikeja, Benin, Ibadan, Ilorin, Kaduna and Kano, in Nigeria. Cumulative percentage mean rainfall was employed to generate the rainfall onset and retreat dates series, while the method of stepwise multiple regression analysis was used to construct the required prediction models.

TREND ANALYSIS OF RAINFALL PATTERN IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA. Igwenagu Chinelo Mercy (Ph.D) Department of Industrial Mathematics/Applied Statistics and Demography, Enugu State University of Science and Technology ABSTRACT: Rainfall distribution pattern has been a .Inrainfall index for Nigeria was 1, mm.

Though Nigeria rainfall index fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through - period ending at 1, mm in An indicator, developed by FAO, which represents the quality of the crop growing season.

The NRI yearly results take into consideration the precipitation that year, the average precipitation over.Mar 14,  · The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted early onset rainfall and early cessation in many parts of Nigeria, especially the northern .