Season Month Indicator
Rainy season Nov Late start and early cessation of rains
Dec Long periods without rain at critical stages of crop development
Jan Long periods without rain at critical stages of crop development
Feb  
Mar Destruction of crops by floods before maturing
Dry season Apr  
May  
Jun Increased sales of livestock at low prices immediately after harvest
Jul High staple food prices after harvest season
Aug  
Sep  
Oct  
Table 1: Indicators of imminent crisis due to climate change in the Zambezi West Bank Zone.