Elevation: 500–1,400 metres (1,640–4,590 feet) above sea level
Rainfall: 1,000–1,600 millimetres (39–63 inches)
Temperature: 18–22°C (64–72°F)
The mountains in the West of Espírito Santo include some of the highest peaks in Brazil. Coffee matures very slowly in this region on account of the wet, cool climate . Coffee grown here typically flowers in March and is not ready for picking until October, by which time the harvest in the rest of the country is mostly finished.