At a glance
The above-average rainfall in March did help farmers save a bit on irrigation costs, but is not exactly beneficial for the next crop. As cherries are transitioning from flowering/fruit-setting stage to pinhead stage, the early rains have caused some slight damage to coffee flowers.
Rainfall in the Central Highlands has been above average for this crop. March precipitation amounted to 99mm (a +39mm over the previous month, +65mm over the previous year, and +46.9mm over the 5-year average).