Sadly, the climate sample stays a lot the identical throughout South America heading into the second full week of February, week-ending February nineteenth.
Dry and scorching climate will proceed throughout Argentina and southern Brazil whereas cooler and wetter climate persists throughout Southeast Brazil and far of Central and Northeast Brazil as properly. Analysts’ expectations for the South America soybean crop have been broadly lowered resulting in upward strain on costs; because the unfavorable climate situations proceed to unfold, there’s loads of justification for this upward climb.
Precipitation might be feast or famine in Brazil this week. For the second full week of February 2022, this might be one of many warmest and driest from southern Mato Grosso do Sul to Rio Grande do Sul, in response to information from WeatherTrends360. In the meantime, from Minas Gerais to Mato Grosso, this might be one of many coolest and wettest second weeks of February in 30+ years.
Scorching climate will lead to a speedy depletion of soil moistures in Argentina and southern Brazil, exacerbating dry situations there. After a cooler begin to the week in Argentina, temperatures will flip a lot hotter by the mid and into the second half of the week. Whereas dry climate is favorable for fieldwork, the query is what’s left to salvage of the crops remaining within the dry fields?
Whereas dry and scorching climate is unfavorable, an excessive amount of rain could also be an issue in central and northern Brazil. Wetter climate slows down harvest and will delay second corn crop (safrinha) planting. If planting is delayed till late February or early March then the safrinha crop dangers going into crucial levels of growth within the dry season.
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