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Sparsely populated 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 Guyana 2,387 2011
4 Suriname 2,331 2011
5 Bhutan 2,200 2011
6 Iceland 1,940 2011
7 Gabon 1,831 2011
8 New Zealand 1,732 2011
9 Belize 1,705 2011
10 Republic of the Congo 1,646 2011
11 Norway 1,414 2011
12 Central African Republic 1,343 2011
13 Uruguay 1,265 2011
14 Bolivia 1,146 2011
15 Paraguay 1,130 2011
16 Zambia 1,020 2011
17 Angola 1,010 2011
18 Argentina 591 2011
19 Canada 537 2011
20 Finland 536 2011
21 Australia 534 2011
22 Russia 460 2011
=23 Sudan 416 2011
=23 Botswana 416 2011
25 Chad 322 2011
26 Namibia 285 2011
=27 Somalia 282 2011
=27 Mali 282 2011
29 Kazakhstan 250 2011
30 Mongolia 241 2011
31 Turkmenistan 161 2011
32 Niger 151 2011
33 Oman 125 2011
34 Mauritania 92 2011
35 Algeria 89 2011
36 Saudi Arabia 59 2011
37 Libya 56 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/Sparsely-populated-countries/Geography/Average-precipitation-in-depth/Mm-per-year

Sparsely populated countries 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.
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