News and Events
The Summer 2022-2023 Outlook gives an indication of the expected evolution of the 2022-2023 South West Indian Ocean (SWIO) summer namely: cyclone activity, summer rain and temperature in Mauritius...
Climate Info for Agriculture
Weather and Climate Services for the Agricultural Sector
Weather conditions affect the growing environment of crops, in particular the correlation between precipitation and crop yield. Droughts and floods can have a disastrous consequence on agricultural land and practices that are not prepared for such conditions. Information from short term weather forecasts are routinely employed within the agricultural sector by farmers to make daily to weekly decisions.
The Mauritius Meteorological Services offers various weather and climate services, among them many with high relevance for the agricultural sector. In the following, an overview is given about agriculturally relevant products and services of MMS
24 hours observed and forecasted weather regionwise
- Monthly agro-climatic bulletins with information on past weather and various relevant parameters
- Seasonal forecast