How Weather Affects Sugar Cane Production & Operations

The graph shows rainfall recorded at Tower Hill from 2012 to February 19th 2017. As can be noted, there was a sharp decrease in rainfall in November 2016 of 199.6 mm when compared to rainfall of November 2015. Weather conditions were optimal for the start of the crop season in December 2016. However, as the month progressed there were several showers and periods of rain; this increased rainfall in December by 35.3 mm. Rainfall was therefore slightly higher in December 2016 when compared to December 2015 and 2014. Rainfall for January 2017 was a total of 35.40 mm of rain. February saw a sharp decrease in rain improving weather conditions for the continuous harvesting and milling of cane for this year’s crop season.

The graph shows rainfall recorded at Tower Hill from 2012 to February 19th 2017. As can be noted, there was a sharp decrease in rainfall in November 2016 of 199.6 mm when compared to rainfall of November 2015. Weather conditions were optimal for the start of the crop season in December 2016. However, as the month progressed there were several showers and periods of rain; this increased rainfall in December by 35.3 mm. Rainfall was therefore slightly higher in December 2016 when compared to December 2015 and 2014. Rainfall for January 2017 was a total of 35.40 mm of rain. February saw a sharp decrease
in rain improving weather conditions for the continuous harvesting and milling of cane for this year’s crop season.

Posted on June 12, 2017 .