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Climate

By Philippine classification, the climate in the province is Type IV. There is no definite dry season in the area. Maximum rain is from November to January. Lying within the eastern coast, the place faces the northeast monsoon, trade winds and storms.

The average wind velocity in the area ranges from .001 to .002 meter per second, the maximum wind velocity from a low of .009 to a high of .013 per second for 2009.  Its lowest humidity is 82% and the highest, 89%.

By and large, most of the province is generally outside the typhoon belt.  However, the northernmost towns of Kitcharao and Jabonga are affected by typhoons that hit the Pacific Coast.  The effects however of powerful typhoons that hit Leyte and Samar and the adjacent province of Surigao del Norte could inflict considerable damage to agricultural crops and infrastructures of the province.

 

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