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Latin America and Caribbean 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 Costa Rica 2,926 2011
2 Panama 2,692 2011
3 Colombia 2,612 2011
4 Nicaragua 2,391 2011
5 Guyana 2,387 2011
6 Grenada 2,350 2011
7 Suriname 2,331 2011
8 Saint Lucia 2,301 2011
9 Trinidad and Tobago 2,200 2011
10 Ecuador 2,087 2011
11 Dominica 2,083 2011
12 Jamaica 2,051 2011
13 Guatemala 1,996 2011
14 Honduras 1,976 2011
15 Venezuela 1,875 2011
16 Brazil 1,782 2011
17 Peru 1,738 2011
18 El Salvador 1,724 2011
19 Belize 1,705 2011
20 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1,583 2011
21 Chile 1,522 2011
22 Haiti 1,440 2011
23 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1,427 2011
24 Barbados 1,422 2011
25 Dominican Republic 1,410 2011
26 Cuba 1,335 2011
27 The Bahamas 1,292 2011
28 Uruguay 1,265 2011
29 Bolivia 1,146 2011
30 Paraguay 1,130 2011
31 Antigua and Barbuda 1,030 2011
32 Mexico 752 2011
33 Argentina 591 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/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Geography/Average-precipitation-in-depth/Mm-per-year

Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Geography > Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year

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  • Malaysia ranked first for average precipitation in depth > mm per year amongst Muslim countries in 2011.
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  • 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.
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