Season Rainfall (mm) Sorghum (tonnes) Pearl millet(tonnes) Finger millet (tonnes)
1996/1997 729.4 3132 2270 760
1997/1998 389.6 5120 210 390
1998/1999 817.1 2333 1373 1085
1999/2000 1134.8 6828 2430 1458
2000/2001 675.5 1878 82 627
2001/2002 712.2 15900 719 2629
2002/2003 929.3 13574 1200 1200
2003/2004 949.6 2506 910 627
2004/2005 515.3 15894 1968 2056
2005/2006 965.8 1646 299 253
2006/2007 466.6 3582 328 493
Table 3: Variation of seasonal rainfall and small grains yield for Chivi district.