Source: Meteorological Services of Cooxupé
In May it rained only 14.8% of the average and in April 27% of the average, with this low intensity of rain in the last two months, not counting the previous ones, there is no crop that survives, and certainly, the harvest of the next year of coffee is already compromised.
According to data from the meteorological service of Cooxupé in its comprehensive municipalities, in the month of May it rained only 14.8% of the historical average of the month of May, 54% the same as it rained in April which was 27% of the average, which represents one of lowest levels in decades for this month of May.
The data from the 14 municipalities of the meteorological monitoring, the historical average of May is 55.35 mm, and in these 27 days of the month it rained only 9.23 mm. The three municipalities where the most rains occurred were Nova Resende 16.6 mm, Caconde 16.4 mm and Campestre 15.6 mm. The three municipalities with the least rainfall were Serra do Salitre 1.8 mm, Rio Paranaíba 2.2 mm and Cape Verde 4.6 mm.
The six highest historical averages in these municipalities in the month of May:
# 77.2 mm for Caconde, it rained 16.4 mm;
# 75.4 mm for Campestre, it rained 15.6 mm;
# 61.3 mm for Carmo do Rio Claro, it rained 6.2 mm;
# 60.3 mm for Serra do Salitre, it rained 1.8 mm;
# 59.7 mm for Campos Gerais, it rained 5.4 mm
# 57.4 mm for Cape Verde, it rained 4.6 mm.
The six highest historical averages in these municipalities in the month of April:
# 97.6 mm for Carmo do Rio Claro, it rained 9.2 mm;
# 89.3 mm for Coromandel, it rained 12.8 mm;
# 88.9 mm for Serra do Salitre, it rained 56.2 mm;
# 89.4 mm for Nova Resende, it rained 3.8 mm;
# 85.9 mm for Country, it rained 22.6 mm
# 84 mm for Coconde, it rained 7.4 mm.
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