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Main Features of Economy
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This shows two clearly defined seasons: a dry season lasting about half the year (October to March), and a single wet season from April or May until October, which reaches its peak in August-September. The mean annual rainfall varies markedly from one area to another, ranging from 25 to 45 ins., with an average for the whole area of 43 ins. approx. Fluctu­ ations also occur from year to year in the same area and may greatly dis­ turb the cycle of food production.