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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