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Table 5 General perception of farmers on climate change

From: Agricultural community-based impact assessment and farmers’ perception of climate change in selected Ecological Zones in Nigeria

Variables Variables Perception of change (%)
Ondo Ogun Kwara Over all
Temperature generally Same 24.1 49.2 70.9 48.2
Warmer 44.4 35.6 14.5 31.5
Colder 31.5 15.2 14.5 20.3
Temperature of the coldest season Same 35.2 50.8 65.5 50.6
Warmer 29.6 38.6 16.4 29.2
Colder 31.5 10.6 18.2 20.2
Temperature of the hottest season Same 27.8 35.6 52.7 38.7
Warmer 46.3 49.2 40 45.2
Colder 25.9 15.3 7.3 16.1
Rain generally Same 20.8 23.7 50.9 31.5
Lower 14.4 8.5 12.7 11.9
Higher 64.8 67.8 36.4 56.5
Rain during rainy season Same 24.1 27.1 52.7 34.5
Lower 12.9 5.1 14.5 10.7
Higher 63.0 67.8 32.7 54.8
Rain during dry season Same 37.0 45.8 58.2 47.0
Lower 20.4 10.1 16.4 15.5
Higher 42.6 44.1 25.5 37.5
Extreme floods Same 25.9 18.6 50.9 31.5
Less frequent 13.0 30.5 12.7 19.0
More frequent 42.6 44.1 20 35.7
More intensive 18.5 6.8 16.4 13.7
Extreme drought Same 29.6 16.9 50.9 32.1
Less frequent 42.6 27.1 25.5 31.5
More frequent 16.7 44.1 16.4 26.2
More intensive 11.2 11.9 7.2 10.1
Rain onset Same 29.6 83.1 70.9 61.9
Earlier 55.6 10.2 20.0 28.0
Later 14.8 6.7 9.1 10.1
Rainy season duration Same 31.5 81.4 70.9 61.9
Shorter 9.2 6.7 9.1 8.3
Longer 59.3 11.9 20 29.8
Dry season duration Same 51.9 79.7 72.7 68.5
Shorter 33.3 13.6 12.7 19.6
Longer 14.8 6.7 14.5 11.9
Awareness of climate change Yes 81.5 88.1 81.8 83.9
No 18.5 11.9 18.2 16.1