The climate of the District is the tropical continental type.There is only one rainy season in a year, which occurs between early May and late October. The highest rainfall is experienced between July and September. The monthly main rainfall ranges between 200 mm and 300 mm. The period between November and April is the dry season.This season is characterized by the cold harmattain winds and warm periods.
The predominant vegetation found in the District is just like any other part of the Northern Region. It is mainly Guinea savanna woodland with wide spread of the trees. Some of the common trees found in the District are sheanut, dawadawa, teak, kapok and mango.