annual temperature of the air in the region ranges from 22 and 24oC
(72 and 75 o F). In fact, the region of Bainoa, in the Jaruco municipality,
registers the coldest temperatures of the plains of the island,
only surpassed in some cases by mountainous regions. Average annual
rainfall ranges from 1600 and 1800 mm (59 and 63 in), with the exception
of the easternmost region in which annual precipitation descends
to an average of 1400 mm (55 in).