Ourinhos and Avare
Ourinhos, Avare and a small part of Bauru. The largest concentration of coffee production is located in EDR of Ourinhos. Mainly it’s a small region (80%) and has the following as main problems: risks of frosts, quality of the coffee drink due to a humid winter as well as the great incidence of rust due to the climatic condition and high humidity.
It has surpassed these limiting factors for the coffee drink with investments in the processes of the preparing of the coffee. It has an area of approximately 18,000 hectares of coffee. The figures below present the average climatic data for the county of Tejupa, representative of this region cultivation.
The average monthly temperatures vary from 23 C in the Summer to 17 C in the Winter, having an annual average of 20.2C.
The annual rainfall is in the order of 1.325mm, during the rainy season, from September to March with around 1,053mm of rain and a dry season, from April to September, around 325mm of rain.
The region finds Autumn and Winter with periods of precipitations, with some excess surplus from the months of May to June leading to the extract of the hydric balance. In average terms, the total moisture amount is 434mm and usually dry periods do not occur.
Photo of Ourinhos e Avares