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Sub-Saharan Africa 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 Sao Tome and Principe 3,200 2011
2 Sierra Leone 2,526 2011
3 Liberia 2,391 2011
4 Seychelles 2,330 2011
5 Equatorial Guinea 2,156 2011
6 Mauritius 2,041 2011
7 Gabon 1,831 2011
8 Guinea 1,651 2011
9 Republic of the Congo 1,646 2011
10 Cameroon 1,604 2011
11 Guinea-Bissau 1,577 2011
12 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,543 2011
13 Madagascar 1,513 2011
14 Cote d'Ivoire 1,348 2011
15 Central African Republic 1,343 2011
16 Burundi 1,274 2011
17 Rwanda 1,212 2011
18 Ghana 1,187 2011
19 Malawi 1,181 2011
20 Uganda 1,180 2011
21 Togo 1,168 2011
22 Nigeria 1,150 2011
23 Tanzania 1,071 2011
24 Benin 1,039 2011
25 Mozambique 1,032 2011
26 Zambia 1,020 2011
27 Angola 1,010 2011
28 Comoros 900 2011
29 Ethiopia 848 2011
30 The Gambia 836 2011
=31 Swaziland 788 2011
=31 Lesotho 788 2011
33 Burkina Faso 748 2011
34 Senegal 686 2011
35 Zimbabwe 657 2011
36 Kenya 630 2011
37 South Africa 495 2011
=38 Sudan 416 2011
=38 Botswana 416 2011
40 Eritrea 384 2011
41 Chad 322 2011
42 Namibia 285 2011
=43 Somalia 282 2011
=43 Mali 282 2011
45 Cape Verde 228 2011
46 Djibouti 220 2011
47 Niger 151 2011
48 Mauritania 92 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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Geography/Average-precipitation-in-depth/Mm-per-year

Sub-Saharan Africa 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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