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The climate of Baracoa

Baracoa is bathed bay the tradewinds coming from the north. Its annual average temperature is 26 ºC, but there are eight rivers of deep and crystalline waters to face the hot of the territory. Among them, the Toa is the one with the greatest volume of water with 120 kilometers of extension.

Baracoa, crystalline waters of River Toa

The climatic conditions have interesting particularities that differentiate them of the rest of the country, since the north part of the Sagua - Baracoa mountain range registers the biggest values in annual precipitation of the country above 2 200 mm.

Sagua - Baracoa Mountain Range

There are mountainous areas where are the biggest cultivations of coffee in the country, in those areas are microclimates with an annual average of 3600 mm and more than 180 days with rain a year.

Baracoa rainy day

The annual average temperature fluctuates between the 25 ºC and the 26,8 ºC in the flat area, and between 20 ºC and 24 ºC in the mountainous part, and the relative humidity fluctuates from the 70 to 86%.

Baracoa cloudy mountains
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