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Former British colonies Compared by Geography > Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year

DEFINITION: Average precipitation in depth (mm per year). Average precipitation is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Malaysia 2,875 2011
2 Brunei 2,722 2011
3 Bangladesh 2,666 2011
4 Fiji 2,592 2011
5 Sierra Leone 2,526 2011
6 Singapore 2,497 2011
7 Guyana 2,387 2011
8 Grenada 2,350 2011
9 Saint Lucia 2,301 2011
=10 Trinidad and Tobago 2,200 2011
=10 Bhutan 2,200 2011
12 Burma 2,091 2011
13 Dominica 2,083 2011
14 Jamaica 2,051 2011
15 Maldives 1,972 2011
16 New Zealand 1,732 2011
17 Sri Lanka 1,712 2011
18 Belize 1,705 2011
19 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1,427 2011
20 Barbados 1,422 2011
21 The Bahamas 1,292 2011
22 Ghana 1,187 2011
23 Malawi 1,181 2011
24 Uganda 1,180 2011
25 Nigeria 1,150 2011
26 India 1,083 2011
27 Tanzania 1,071 2011
28 Antigua and Barbuda 1,030 2011
29 Zambia 1,020 2011
30 The Gambia 836 2011
=31 Swaziland 788 2011
=31 Lesotho 788 2011
33 United States 715 2011
34 Zimbabwe 657 2011
35 Kenya 630 2011
36 Canada 537 2011
37 Australia 534 2011
38 Pakistan 494 2011
39 Israel 435 2011
=40 Sudan 416 2011
=40 Botswana 416 2011
42 Namibia 285 2011
43 Somalia 282 2011
44 Yemen 167 2011
45 Kuwait 121 2011
46 Jordan 111 2011
47 Bahrain 83 2011
48 United Arab Emirates 78 2011
49 Qatar 74 2011
50 Egypt 51 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Food and Agriculture Organization. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Former-British-colonies/Geography/Average-precipitation-in-depth/Mm-per-year

Former British colonies Compared by Geography > Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year

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Interesting observations about Geography > Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year

  • Malaysia ranked first for average precipitation in depth > mm per year amongst Muslim countries in 2011.
  • Papua New Guinea ranked first for average precipitation in depth > mm per year amongst Hot countries in 2011.
  • United Kingdom ranked first for average precipitation in depth > mm per year amongst European Union in 2011.
  • Egypt has ranked last for average precipitation in depth > mm per year since 1962.
  • Iceland ranked first for average precipitation in depth > mm per year amongst Europe in 2011.
  • Costa Rica ranked second for average precipitation in depth > mm per year amongst Christian countries in 2011.
  • Sao Tome and Principe ranked first for average precipitation in depth > mm per year globally in 2011.
  • Singapore ranked second for average precipitation in depth > mm per year amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2011.
  • Bhutan ranked first for average precipitation in depth > mm per year amongst Cold countries in 2011.
  • Indonesia ranked second for average precipitation in depth > mm per year amongst Emerging markets in 2011.
  • Brunei ranked second for average precipitation in depth > mm per year amongst Former British colonies in 2011.
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