The following are rainfall figures for selected areas of Ghana, the world’s second-biggest cocoa producer, from Dec. 11 to Dec. 20, 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 55.3 percent of output, according to the Ghana Cocoa Board.
The Ashanti Region accounts for 17.9 percent of production, while Brong Ahafo generates 9.3 percent, the Eastern Region 8.6 percent and the Central Region 8.8 percent. Volta accounts for 0.1 percent, the board said.
Weather Station Rainfall in Millimeters Western Region: Sefwi Bekwai 0.0 Bogoso 0.8 Enchi 0.0 Ashanti Region: Kumasi 0.0 Agogo 0.0 Effiduase 3.2 Obuasi 0.0 Ashanti Bekwai n/a Konongo 0.0 Brong Ahafo Region: Sunyani 0.0 Bechem 0.0 Goaso 0.0 Dormaa Ahenkro n/a Eastern Region: Koforidua 0.0 Akim Oda 1.8 Tafo n/a Nkawkaw n/a Asamankese 37.5 Akropong Akwapim 0.0 Central Region: Agona Swedru n/a Twifo Praso 3.8 Dunkwa 0.0 Breman Asikuma 66.9