Rainfall

Monsoon 2019
 
The pre monsoon rainfall received in the State from March 1, 2019 to May 31, 2019 was normal with a departure of (-) 56 per cent from the normal. The actual rainfall received during the period was 169.1 mm. All the Districts except Wayanad recorded deficient rainfall. The percentage departure from normal was highest in Alappuzha and Kasargod (-)77per cent, Kannur (-)76 per cent and Kozhikode (-)75 per cent Districts.
 
The actual rainfall received in Kerala during the southwest monsoon season (June 1 to September 30, 2019) was 2,300.2 mm as against the normal rainfall of 2,038.7 mm which was 12.8 per cent departure from the normal. During the previous southwest monsoon (2018) Kerala had receivedan actual rainfall of 2,515.7 mm. Eleven Districts in the State received normal rainfall in 2019, while Thiruvananthapuram, Palakkad and Kozhikode Districts received excess rainfall. Kozhikode District received the highest rainfall.
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Source : Economic Review  2019