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Table 1 Farmer’s perceptions on climate change in Apac district

From: Farmers’ perceptions of climate change, long-term variability and trends in rainfall in Apac district, northern Uganda

Response Increased Decreased No change
  N % N % N %
No. of extreme events 191 72.1 38 14.4 36 13.6
No. of pest and disease attacks 227 85.6 19 7.1 19 7.2
Availability of rain water 23 8.6 208 78.5 34 12.8
Intensity of rain 24 9.0 216 81.5 25 9.4
No. of rain days 7 2.6 233 87.9 25 9.4
Duration of rain period 19 7.1 201 75.8 45 17
Amount of rain 14 5.3 230 86.8 21 7.9
Frequency of rain 10 3.7 231 87.2 24 9.1
Variation in onset of rain period 124 46.8 115 43.2 26 9.8
Variation in cessation of rain period 106 40 145 54.7 14 5.3
No. of hot days/Drought 232 87.5 16 6.1 17 6.4