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Table 2 Agro-climatic zones of Pakistan: associated districts and meteorological stations

From: Mapping vulnerability to climate change and its repercussions on human health in Pakistan

Agro-climatic zones Districts Meteorological stations
Rice/Wheat Punjab Sialkot, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Sheikhupura, Lahore, Kasur, Narowal, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad Lahore, Sialkot
Mixed Punjab Sargodha, Khushab, Jhang, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Okara Faisalabad, Sargodha
Cotton/Wheat Punjab Sahiwal, Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Rahimyar Khan, Multan, Vehari, Lodhran, Khanewal, Pakpatan Multan, Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar
Low Intensity Punjab Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur, Muzaffargarh, Layyah, Mianwali, Bhakkar, Dera Ismail Khan Mianwali, Dera Ismail Khan
Barani (Rain-Fed) Punjab Attock, Jhelum, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Chakwal Jhelum, Islamabad
Cotton/Wheat Sindh Sukkur, Khairpur, Nawabshah, Hyderabad, Tharparkar, Nowshehro feroz, Ghotki, Umerkot, Mirpurkhas, Sanghar Nawabshah, Hyderabad
Rice/Other Sindh Jacobabad, Larkana, Dadu, Thatta, Badin, Shikarpur, Karachi Jacobabad, Larkana, Badin, Karachi
Other North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) All NWFP except Dera Ismail Khan Dera Ismail Khan
Other Balochistan All Balochistan Chaghai, Gwadar, Quetta, Zhob
  1. Source: Asian Development Bank, 2005; and Pakistan Meteorological Department.