Ghana Meteorological Agency Rainfall Report Nov. 21-30

The following are rainfall figures for selected areas of Ghana, the world’s second-biggest cocoa producer, from Nov. 21 to Nov. 30, according to the Ghana Meteorological Agency.

The Western Region, which includes the towns of Sefwi Bekwai and Bogoso, is Ghana’s largest growing area for the chocolate ingredient, accounting for 54 percent of output, according to the Ghana Cocoa Board.

The Ashanti Region accounts for 18.5 percent of production, while Brong Ahafo generates 10 percent, the Eastern Region 8.2 percent and the Central Region 9 percent. Volta accounts for 0.12 percent, the board said.

Ivory Coast, which neighbors Ghana, is the world’s largest cocoa producer.

Weather Station          Rainfall in Millimeters

Western Region:
Sefwi Bekwai               1.3
Bogoso                    10.6
Enchi                      0.0

Ashanti Region:
Kumasi                     6.1
Agogo                      6.7
Konongo                    0.0
Effiduase                  2.3
Obuasi                    15.9
Ashanti Bekwai             n/a

Brong Ahafo Region:
Sunyani                   11.8
Bechem                     0.0
Goaso                      1.8
Dormaa Ahenkro             0.0

Eastern Region:
Koforidua                  0.0
Akim Oda                  29.6
Tafo                       n/a
Nkawkaw                    0.0
Asamankese                19.1
Akropong Akwapim          16.7

Central Region:
Agona Swedru              50.6
Twifo Praso                4.5
Dunkwa                     3.5
Breman Asikuma             6.7

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