The following are rainfall figures for selected areas of Ghana, the world’s second-biggest cocoa producer, from May 21 to May 31, 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 percent of output, according to the Ghana Cocoa Board.
The Ashanti region accounts for 18 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.
Ghana’s neighbor, Ivory Coast, is the world’s largest cocoa producer.
Weather Station Rainfall in Millimeters Western Region: Sefwi Bekwai 153.2 Bogoso 81.0 Enchi 13.9 Ashanti Region: Kumasi 121.5 Agogo 19.5 Effiduase 52.4 Obuasi 99.2 Ashanti Bekwai n/a Konongo n/a Brong Ahafo Region: Sunyani 160.1 Bechem 81.5 Goaso 83.8 Dormaa Ahenkro 90.0 Eastern Region: Koforidua 64.4 Akim Oda 13.3 Tafo n/a Nkawkaw n/a Asamankese 18.8 Akropong Akwapim 95.2 Central Region: Agona Swedru n/a Twifo Praso 65.1 Dunkwa 70.5 Breman Asikuma 0.0
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