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Table 18.1 Climate risks experienced by farmers in the last three agricultural seasons

From: Using Climate Information for Building Smallholder Resilience in India

Climate risk Number of farmers articulating respective climate risks
Late/early onset of monsoon 108
Unequal distribution of rainfall in the season 51
Extended dry spell after sowing 55
Excess rainfall in peak flowering/harvesting season 122
Untimely rains 53
In adequate amount of rainfall during the season 79
  1. Source Field Data
  2. Note Total will not add up to 242 as there are multiple responses from each respondent