GENERAL INFORMATION_NAGTIPUNAN

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GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Physical Profile

Land Area

The administrative jurisdiction of CENRO Nagtipunan has an approximate area of 225,972 hectares covering the municipalities of Maddela, and Nagtipunan, province of Quirino.

The municipality of Maddela has a total land area of 65,232 hectares and 160,740 hectares for the municipality of Nagtipunan.  The whole area is approximately 74% of the total provincial area which spread over a large portion of the watershed area of the Upper Cagayan River.

LAND AREA OF CENRO NAGTIPUNAN, QUIRINO

MUNICIPALITY LAND AREA (HAS) A & D LANDS FOREST LANDS (HAS)
MADDELA 65,232 14,021 51,211
NAGTIPUNAN 160,740 9,134 151,606
TOTAL 225,972 23,155 202,817

Climate

CENRO Nagtipunan falls under Type III and Type IV of Coronas Climate Classification.  Portion lying on the East, falls under Climatic Type III, which is characterized by no pronounce seasons.  Rain evenly distributed thoughout the year.  The western portion  falls under Climatic Type IV, which is characterized by rainfall which is more or less evenly distributed throughout the year.

Warmest months are April and May, least dry months are March to August while rainy days starts in September to November.  For a year, about 4-6 typhoons visit the area.

Mean Annual Temperature

Recorded Temperature shows fluctuating trend.  Temperatures for the months of October and December registered the lowest of 17 degrees centigrade and 18 degrees centigrade respectively.  Likewise, the highest temperature recorded was on the months of April and July with 40 degrees centigrade and 39.8 degrees centigrade respectively.