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Hot countries 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 Papua New Guinea 3,142 2011
2 Solomon Islands 3,028 2011
3 Costa Rica 2,926 2011
4 Malaysia 2,875 2011
5 Brunei 2,722 2011
6 Indonesia 2,702 2011
7 Panama 2,692 2011
8 Bangladesh 2,666 2011
9 Colombia 2,612 2011
10 Fiji 2,592 2011
11 Sierra Leone 2,526 2011
12 Singapore 2,497 2011
=13 Liberia 2,391 2011
=13 Nicaragua 2,391 2011
15 Guyana 2,387 2011
16 Grenada 2,350 2011
17 Philippines 2,348 2011
18 Suriname 2,331 2011
19 Seychelles 2,330 2011
20 Saint Lucia 2,301 2011
21 Trinidad and Tobago 2,200 2011
22 Equatorial Guinea 2,156 2011
23 Burma 2,091 2011
24 Ecuador 2,087 2011
25 Dominica 2,083 2011
26 Jamaica 2,051 2011
27 Mauritius 2,041 2011
28 Guatemala 1,996 2011
29 Honduras 1,976 2011
30 Maldives 1,972 2011
31 Cambodia 1,904 2011
32 Venezuela 1,875 2011
33 Laos 1,834 2011
34 Gabon 1,831 2011
35 Vietnam 1,821 2011
36 Brazil 1,782 2011
37 El Salvador 1,724 2011
38 Sri Lanka 1,712 2011
39 Belize 1,705 2011
40 Guinea 1,651 2011
41 Thailand 1,622 2011
42 Cameroon 1,604 2011
43 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1,583 2011
44 Guinea-Bissau 1,577 2011
45 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,543 2011
46 Madagascar 1,513 2011
47 Haiti 1,440 2011
48 Barbados 1,422 2011
49 Dominican Republic 1,410 2011
50 Cote d'Ivoire 1,348 2011
51 Cuba 1,335 2011
52 The Bahamas 1,292 2011
53 Ghana 1,187 2011
54 Malawi 1,181 2011
55 Uganda 1,180 2011
56 Togo 1,168 2011
57 Nigeria 1,150 2011
58 Bolivia 1,146 2011
59 Paraguay 1,130 2011
60 India 1,083 2011
61 Tanzania 1,071 2011
62 Benin 1,039 2011
63 Mozambique 1,032 2011
64 Antigua and Barbuda 1,030 2011
65 Zambia 1,020 2011
66 Angola 1,010 2011
67 Comoros 900 2011
68 Ethiopia 848 2011
69 Swaziland 788 2011
70 Mexico 752 2011
71 Burkina Faso 748 2011
72 Senegal 686 2011
73 Zimbabwe 657 2011
74 Kenya 630 2011
75 Australia 534 2011
76 Pakistan 494 2011
=77 Sudan 416 2011
=77 Botswana 416 2011
79 Eritrea 384 2011
80 Chad 322 2011
=81 Somalia 282 2011
=81 Mali 282 2011
83 Cape Verde 228 2011
84 Djibouti 220 2011
85 Iraq 216 2011
86 Yemen 167 2011
87 Niger 151 2011
88 Oman 125 2011
89 Kuwait 121 2011
90 Mauritania 92 2011
91 Algeria 89 2011
92 Bahrain 83 2011
93 Qatar 74 2011
94 Saudi Arabia 59 2011
95 Libya 56 2011
96 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/Hot-countries/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.
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