Major portion of the state is semi arid with three distinct season of which rainy season comprises of July to September. There are large variations in the quantity of rainfall within different parts of the state. Ghat and coastal districts receive an annual rainfall of 2000 mm but most part of the state lies in the rain shadow belt of the ghat with an average of 600 to 700 mm. The rainfall variations from 500 to 5000 mm have been recorded with an average of 1000 mm distributed over 60-70 days. The state has been divided into 9 agro-climatic zones based on rainfall.

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