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Sub-Saharan Africa 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 Sao Tome and Principe 3,200 2008
2 Sierra Leone 2,526 2008
3 Liberia 2,391 2008
4 Seychelles 2,330 2008
5 Equatorial Guinea 2,156 2008
6 Mauritius 2,041 2008
7 Gabon 1,831 2008
8 Guinea 1,651 2008
9 Cameroon 1,604 2008
10 Guinea-Bissau 1,577 2008
11 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,543 2008
12 Madagascar 1,513 2008
13 Cote d'Ivoire 1,348 2008
14 Central African Republic 1,343 2008
15 Burundi 1,274 2008
16 Rwanda 1,212 2008
17 Ghana 1,187 2008
18 Malawi 1,181 2008
19 Uganda 1,180 2008
20 Togo 1,168 2008
21 Nigeria 1,150 2008
22 Tanzania 1,071 2008
23 Benin 1,039 2008
24 Mozambique 1,032 2008
25 Zambia 1,020 2008
26 Comoros 900 2008
27 Ethiopia 848 2008
28 The Gambia 836 2008
=29 Swaziland 788 2008
=29 Lesotho 788 2008
31 Burkina Faso 748 2008
32 Senegal 686 2008
33 Kenya 630 2008
34 South Africa 495 2008
=35 Botswana 416 2008
=35 Sudan 416 2008
37 Eritrea 384 2008
38 Chad 322 2008
39 Namibia 285 2008
=40 Mali 282 2008
=40 Somalia 282 2008
42 Cape Verde 228 2008
43 Djibouti 220 2008
44 Niger 151 2008
45 Mauritania 92 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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Geography/Average-rainfall-in-depth/Mm-per-year

Sub-Saharan Africa 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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