Crop report 2015 May
(Saaz area)

 

1. Basic weather conditions datas

 

 
Temperature °C
Month
2015
2014
30-years average
May
13,3
12,9
13,4
 
 
Rainfalls mm
Month
2015
2014
30-years average
May
18,8
112,2
54,0
 
 
Rainfalls since the beginning of the year mm
Month
2015
2014
30-years average
January - May
101,1
211,6
148,0
 

 

Year 2015 2014
Max. temperature - °C 23,3 (04.05.) 27,9 (22.05.)
Min. temperature - °C 1,8 (15.05.) -1,0 (04.05.)
Max. rainfalls - mm 5,4 (12.05.) 36,4 (27.05.)
Number of dry days 14 12

 

May was characterized by a small amount of rain days. In this month rained only 18,8 mm of rainfalls, which is with compared to the long-term average about 35,2 mm less. The value of the average temperature is almost equal to the 30-years average. The lack of rainfalls can be evaluate as beneficial, because there was not excessively of evaporation of moisture.

 

2. Vegetation stage

Spring works took place without major problems in all areas. At the end of the month hops reached the height 2-3 meters. Health state of hops is still very good.



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