This year, southwest monsoon has been fruitful for farmers as the state has got 34.66% more rain compared to 2015. Except for Sriganganagar, where deficit rainfall was reported, the remaining 32 districts got normal to excess rainfall.
According to the data available with Jaipur Met office, Rajasthan received an average rainfall of 704.89 mm till Sunday evening, compared to an average rainfall of 524.62 mm in the corresponding period last year.
“The state got 34.66% more rain compared to last year,“ said an officer with the Jaipur Met office.
The Met stated that south-west monsoon has fully withdrawn from the state, except its partial presence in some parts.
Baran logged the season’s highest rainfall at 1,078.06 mm.
While Udaipur, Dungarpur, Banswara, Chittorgarh and Pratapgarh districts received good rainfall.
Last year, Bharatpur, Karauli, Sawai Madhopur, Dausa and Alwar did not get good rainfall, but these places also got good rain in this season.
State capital Jaipur received 574.33 mm rain, which is 10% higher than 2015. “Jaipur got a rainfall of 574.53 mm till Sunday. It is 10.44% higher than 520.20 mm recorded till September, 25, 2015,“ said an officer.
However, monsoon activity was weak in Sriganganagar district.
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