The following are rainfall figures for selected areas of Ghana, the world’s second-biggest cocoa producer, from July 1 to July 10, 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 crop, 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.
The Ivory Coast, which neighbors Ghana, is the world’s largest cocoa producer.
Weather Station Rainfall in Millimeters Western Region: Sefwi Bekwai 122.5 Bogoso 105.8 Enchi 16.8 Ashanti Region: Kumasi 65.7 Agogo n/a Effiduase 29.8 Obuasi 35.5 Ashanti Bekwai 67.4 Konongo n/a Brong Ahafo Region: Sunyani 46.6 Bechem 66.7 Goaso 44.4 Dormaa Ahenkro 56.5 Eastern Region: Koforidua 29.2 Akim Oda 87.5 Tafo n/a Nkawkaw n/a Asamankese 54.0 Akropong Akwapim 46.7 Central Region: Agona Swedru 53.2 Twifo Praso 78.2 Dunkwa 42.1 Breman Asikuma 84.6
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