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

DEFINITION: Average rainfall 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Malaysia 2,875 2008
2 Brunei 2,722 2008
3 Bangladesh 2,666 2008
4 Fiji 2,592 2008
5 Sierra Leone 2,526 2008
6 Singapore 2,497 2008
7 Guyana 2,387 2008
8 Grenada 2,350 2008
9 Saint Lucia 2,301 2008
=10 Trinidad and Tobago 2,200 2008
=10 Bhutan 2,200 2008
12 Burma 2,091 2008
13 Dominica 2,083 2008
14 Jamaica 2,051 2008
15 Maldives 1,972 2008
16 New Zealand 1,732 2008
17 Sri Lanka 1,712 2008
18 Belize 1,705 2008
19 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1,427 2008
20 Barbados 1,422 2008
21 The Bahamas 1,292 2008
22 Ghana 1,187 2008
23 Malawi 1,181 2008
24 Uganda 1,180 2008
25 Nigeria 1,150 2008
26 India 1,083 2008
27 Tanzania 1,071 2008
28 Antigua and Barbuda 1,030 2008
29 Zambia 1,020 2008
30 The Gambia 836 2008
=31 Swaziland 788 2008
=31 Lesotho 788 2008
33 United States 715 2008
34 Kenya 630 2008
35 Canada 537 2008
36 Australia 534 2008
37 Pakistan 494 2008
38 Israel 435 2008
=39 Sudan 416 2008
=39 Botswana 416 2008
41 Namibia 285 2008
42 Somalia 282 2008
43 Kuwait 121 2008
44 Jordan 111 2008
45 Bahrain 83 2008
46 United Arab Emirates 78 2008
47 Qatar 74 2008

Citation

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

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

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

  • Malaysia ranked first for average rainfall in depth > mm per year amongst Muslim countries in 2008.
  • United Kingdom ranked first for average rainfall in depth > mm per year amongst European Union in 2008.
  • Papua New Guinea ranked first for average rainfall in depth > mm per year amongst Hot countries in 2008.
  • Iceland ranked first for average rainfall in depth > mm per year amongst Europe in 2008.
  • Costa Rica ranked second for average rainfall in depth > mm per year amongst Christian countries in 2008.
  • Sao Tome and Principe ranked first for average rainfall in depth > mm per year globally in 2008.
  • Singapore ranked second for average rainfall in depth > mm per year amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2008.
  • Bhutan ranked first for average rainfall in depth > mm per year amongst Cold countries in 2008.
  • Indonesia ranked second for average rainfall in depth > mm per year amongst Emerging markets in 2008.
  • Cambodia ranked first for average rainfall in depth > mm per year amongst Former French colonies in 2008.
  • New Zealand ranked second for average rainfall in depth > mm per year amongst High income OECD countries in 2008.
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