The Municipal falls within the semi equatorial zone with its characteristics. The mean annual temperatures are 29° C on the hottest months and about 24°C in the coolest months.
There are two rainfall regimes, but the total annual mean rainfall is between 120cm and 200cm. The first rainy season is from May to June with the heaviest in June, while the second rainy season is from September to October. The main dry season is from November to February.
The Upper Denkyira East Municipal falls within the semi-deciduous forest zone. It consists of three layers, which does not differ much from the rain forest. The >$. trees in this forest zone do not aft did not shed their leaves at the same time nor are they of the same species. Trees of the lower layer and some of the topmost layers stay evergreen throughout the year. This is due to the generally moist condition of the area. Due to increasing cocoa and mining activities in the area, especially in the northern part of the district, very little of the original forest remains, and most of what is left are secondary forests. The forest contains various valuable timber species such as Mahogany and Wawa.