AGRO-CLIMATIC ZONES OF ODISHA
 
NORMAL
Sl.No.
Agro-Climatic Zone
Agricultural Districts
Climate
Mean Annual Rainfall (mm)
Mean Maximum Summer Temp ( 0C)
Mean Minimum Winter Temp ( 0C)
Broad

Soil Groups

1

North

Western Plateau

Sundargarh,

parts of Deogarh,

Sambalpur &

Jharsuguda

Hot &

moist

sub-humid

1600
38.0
15.0

Red, Brown forest,

Red & Yellow,

Mixed Red & Black.

2

North Central

Plateau

Mayurbhanj,

major parts of

Keonjhar,

(except Anandapur &

Ghasipura block)

Hot &

moist

sub-humid

1534
36.6
11.1

Lateritic, Red &

Yellow, Mixed Red

& Black.

3

North Eastern

Coastal Plain

Balasore, Bhadrak,

parts of Jajpur &

Hatadihi block of

Keonjhar.

Moist

sub-humid

1568
36.0
14.8

Red, Lateritic,

Deltaic alluvial,

Coastal alluvial &

Saline.

4

East and

South Eastern

Coastal Plain

Kendrapara, Khurda,

Jagatsinghpur,

part of Cuttack, Puri,

Nayagarh & part of

Ganjam.

Hot &

humid

1577
39.0
11.5

Saline, Lateritic,

Alluvial, Red and

Mixed Red & Black.

5
North Eastern

Ghat

Phulbani, Rayagada,

Gajapati, part of

Ganjam & small

patches of Koraput.

Hot &

moist,

sub-humid

1597
37.0
10.4

Brown forest,

Lateritic Alluvial,

Red, Mixed Red

& Black.

6

Eastern Ghat

High Land

Major parts of

Koraput,

Nawarangpur.

Warm &

humid

1522
34.1
7.5

Red, Mixed Red &

Black, Mixed Red

& Yellow.

7
South Eastern

Ghat

Malkangiri & part

of Koraput.

Warm &

humid

1710
34.1
13.2

Red, Lateritic,

Black.

8

Western

Undulating Zone

Kalahandi &

Nuapada.

Hot &

moist

sub-humid

1352
37.8
11.9

Red, Mixed Red &

Black, Black.

9

Western Central

Table Land

Bargarh, Bolangir,

Boudh, Sonepur,

parts of Sambalpur

& Jharsuguda.

Hot &

moist

sub-humid

1614
40.0
12.4

Red & Yellow,

Red & Black, Black,

Brown forest,

Lateritic.

10

Mid Central

Table Land

Angul, Dhenkanal,

parts of Cuttack &

Jajpur.

Hot &

moist

sub-humid

1421
38.7
14.0

Alluvial, Red,

Lateritic,

Mixed Red & Black

   
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