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Latin America and Caribbean 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 Costa Rica 2,926 2008
2 Panama 2,692 2008
3 Colombia 2,612 2008
4 Nicaragua 2,391 2008
5 Guyana 2,387 2008
6 Grenada 2,350 2008
7 Suriname 2,331 2008
8 Saint Lucia 2,301 2008
9 Trinidad and Tobago 2,200 2008
10 Ecuador 2,087 2008
11 Dominica 2,083 2008
12 Jamaica 2,051 2008
13 Guatemala 1,996 2008
14 Honduras 1,976 2008
15 Venezuela 1,875 2008
16 Brazil 1,782 2008
17 Peru 1,738 2008
18 El Salvador 1,724 2008
19 Belize 1,705 2008
20 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1,583 2008
21 Chile 1,522 2008
22 Haiti 1,440 2008
23 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1,427 2008
24 Barbados 1,422 2008
25 Dominican Republic 1,410 2008
26 Cuba 1,335 2008
27 The Bahamas 1,292 2008
28 Uruguay 1,265 2008
29 Bolivia 1,146 2008
30 Paraguay 1,130 2008
31 Antigua and Barbuda 1,030 2008
32 Mexico 752 2008
33 Argentina 591 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/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Geography/Average-rainfall-in-depth/Mm-per-year

Latin America and Caribbean 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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