- Rainfall- about 1,000-1,500 mm per annum.
- Temperature range- 12˚-25˚ C
- Soil –Volcanic
- Terrain –Hilly.
iii) SOCIAL –ECONOMIC STATUS OF CATCHMENT AREA
The area is inhabited by a Christian community who are basically farmers practicing mixed farming. Their major source of income is tea and coffee with pocket of dairy farming being practiced.
ACCESIBILITY TO ADMINISTRATIVE AND OTHER SERVICES.
Due to poor transport and communication system the area is nearly cut off from other market places. Administratively the area answers to Baricho Ditrict headquarters.