Elevation: 700–1,000 metres (2,300–3,280 feet) above sea level
Rainfall: 1,150–1,600 millimetres (45–63 inches)
Temperature: 22–26°C (71–79°F)
The development of large-scale irrigation enabled coffee farms to be established in the west of Bahia.
The dry, scrubby grasslands and sandy soils of the sertão in the west of Bahia were once considered unsuitable for coffee production (Comunicaffe 2018).