The Climate Of Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park

The Climate Of Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park

  • December to April relatively drier
  • It rains annually more than 180 days
  • Average annual rainfall varies from 2000mm at lower elevations to 4000mm in the mountains
  • Mean annual temperature is from 27℃/80℉ to 29℃/84℉
  • Relative humidity fluctuate between 85% to 89%
  • From May to September the winds are mostly from South
  • From October to April the winds are mostly from North

 

Climate of NSMNP
Climate of NSMNP

Preparations Before An Advanced Jungle Trekking Expedition

Preparations Before An Advanced Jungle Trekking Expedition

Start boost your immune system 2 weeks before departure, with high quality multivitamin tablets

Start acclimatization/heat training 2 weeks before departure

Dust off your land navigational skills

Break in the boots you will be wearing in the jungle

Get as fit as possible

Preparations Before An Advanced Jungle Trekking Expedition
Preparations Before An Advanced Jungle Trekking Expedition

Structure Of Rainforest

Structure Of Rainforest

  1. Forest Floor, gets about 2% of the sunlight
  2. Understory Layer, gets about 5% of the sunlight
  3. Canopy Layer, 30m/100ft – 45m/150ft in height
  4. Emergent Layer, small number of very large trees, 45m/150ft – 55m/180ft

 

Structure Of Rainforest
Structure Of Rainforest