Climate of Kerala

Climate of Kerala. The climate of Kerala has also exercised its influence on history. The diversity of the physical features of the State has resulted in a corresponding diversity of climate. The High Ranges have a cool and bracing climate throughout the year, while the plains are hot and humid. Though the mean temperature is only 90 degrees F. , it is oppressively hot in the plain in summer. The average level of annual rainfall in the Kerala State is quite high, being in the neighbourhood of about 96”. It is significant that the State gets rainfall both from the south-west and north-east monsoons. The former starts towards the end of May or the beginning of June and fades out by about September while the latter commences in October, dry weather setting by the end of December.
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Fauna Flora Kerala
. The variations in climate and seasons have had their impact on vegetation and he development of agriculture. Kerala is also rich in fauna, flora and mineral resources. Its forests abound in a variety of animals and birds. The forest of Kerala abound in some of the rarest species of timber and they have been very much in demand in the foreign markets. The teack-wood from Kerala found its way to foreign countries even centuries before the dawn of the Christian era. Kerala is also famous for its rich mineral resources. The Kerala coast is today known for its rich deposits of ilmenite and this has considerably added to the strategic importance of the Kerala State on the world map.

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