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Geography > Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year: Countries Compared

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 Papua New Guinea 3,142 2011
3 Solomon Islands 3,028 2011
4 Costa Rica 2,926 2011
5 Malaysia 2,875 2011
6 Brunei 2,722 2011
7 Indonesia 2,702 2011
8 Panama 2,692 2011
9 Bangladesh 2,666 2011
10 Colombia 2,612 2011
11 Fiji 2,592 2011
12 Sierra Leone 2,526 2011
13 Singapore 2,497 2011
=14 Liberia 2,391 2011
=14 Nicaragua 2,391 2011
16 Guyana 2,387 2011
17 Grenada 2,350 2011
18 Philippines 2,348 2011
19 Suriname 2,331 2011
20 Seychelles 2,330 2011
21 Saint Lucia 2,301 2011
=22 Trinidad and Tobago 2,200 2011
=22 Bhutan 2,200 2011
24 Equatorial Guinea 2,156 2011
25 Burma 2,091 2011
26 Ecuador 2,087 2011
27 Dominica 2,083 2011
28 Puerto Rico 2,054 2011
29 Jamaica 2,051 2011
30 Mauritius 2,041 2011
31 Guatemala 1,996 2011
32 Honduras 1,976 2011
33 Maldives 1,972 2011
34 Iceland 1,940 2011
35 Cambodia 1,904 2011
=36 Venezuela 1,875 2011
=36 Ukraine 1,875 2011
38 Laos 1,834 2011
39 Gabon 1,831 2011
40 Vietnam 1,821 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 1,783.6 2011
41 Brazil 1,782 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 1,774.3 2011
42 Peru 1,738 2011
43 New Zealand 1,732 2011
44 El Salvador 1,724 2011
45 Sri Lanka 1,712 2011
46 Belize 1,705 2011
47 Japan 1,668 2011
48 Guinea 1,651 2011
49 Republic of the Congo 1,646 2011
50 Thailand 1,622 2011
51 Cameroon 1,604 2011
52 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1,583 2011
53 Guinea-Bissau 1,577 2011
54 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,543 2011
55 Switzerland 1,537 2011
56 Chile 1,522 2011
57 Madagascar 1,513 2011
=58 East Timor 1,500 2011
=58 Nepal 1,500 2011
60 Albania 1,485 2011
61 Haiti 1,440 2011
62 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1,427 2011
63 Barbados 1,422 2011
64 Norway 1,414 2011
65 Dominican Republic 1,410 2011
Hot countries average (profile) 1,398.83 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 1,394.83 2011
South Asia average (profile) 1,354 2011
66 Cote d'Ivoire 1,348 2011
67 Central African Republic 1,343 2011
68 Cuba 1,335 2011
69 The Bahamas 1,292 2011
=70 South Korea 1,274 2011
=70 Burundi 1,274 2011
72 Uruguay 1,265 2011
Christian countries average (profile) 1,264.41 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 1,244.06 2011
73 United Kingdom 1,220 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 1,216.84 2011
74 Rwanda 1,212 2011
75 Ghana 1,187 2011
76 Malawi 1,181 2011
77 Uganda 1,180 2011
78 Togo 1,168 2011
79 Slovenia 1,162 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 1,150.86 2011
80 Nigeria 1,150 2011
81 Bolivia 1,146 2011
82 Paraguay 1,130 2011
83 Ireland 1,118 2011
84 Croatia 1,113 2011
85 Austria 1,110 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 1,097.46 2011
86 India 1,083 2011
87 Tanzania 1,071 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 1,061.15 2011
88 North Korea 1,054 2011
89 Benin 1,039 2011
90 Mozambique 1,032 2011
91 Antigua and Barbuda 1,030 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 1,029.82 2011
92 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,028 2011
93 Georgia 1,026 2011
94 Zambia 1,020 2011
95 Angola 1,010 2011
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 977.16 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 970.38 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 955.1 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 934.14 2011
96 Luxembourg 934 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 901.82 2011
97 Comoros 900 2011
98 France 867 2011
failed states average (profile) 862.2 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 858.42 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 856.48 2011
99 Portugal 854 2011
Europe average (profile) 848.95 2011
100 Ethiopia 848 2011
101 Belgium 847 2011
102 The Gambia 836 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 833 2011
103 Italy 832 2011
104 Slovakia 824 2011
=105 Swaziland 788 2011
=105 Lesotho 788 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 787.5 2011
107 Netherlands 778 2011
European Union average (profile) 771.5 2011
108 Mexico 752 2011
109 Burkina Faso 748 2011
110 United States 715 2011
111 Denmark 703 2011
112 Germany 700 2011
113 Tajikistan 691 2011
114 Senegal 686 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 680.65 2011
115 Czech Republic 677 2011
116 Lebanon 661 2011
117 Zimbabwe 657 2011
118 Lithuania 656 2011
119 Greece 652 2011
120 China 645 2011
121 Latvia 641 2011
122 Romania 637 2011
123 Spain 636 2011
124 Kenya 630 2011
125 Estonia 626 2011
126 Sweden 624 2011
127 Republic of Macedonia 619 2011
128 Belarus 618 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 613.47 2011
129 Bulgaria 608 2011
130 Poland 600 2011
131 Turkey 593 2011
132 Argentina 591 2011
133 Hungary 589 2011
134 Armenia 562 2011
135 Malta 560 2011
136 Canada 537 2011
137 Finland 536 2011
138 Australia 534 2011
139 Kyrgyzstan 533 2011
140 Cyprus 498 2011
141 South Africa 495 2011
142 Pakistan 494 2011
143 Russia 460 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 450.55 2011
144 Moldova 450 2011
145 Azerbaijan 447 2011
146 Israel 435 2011
=147 Sudan 416 2011
=147 Botswana 416 2011
149 Eritrea 384 2011
150 Morocco 346 2011
151 Afghanistan 327 2011
152 Chad 322 2011
153 Namibia 285 2011
=154 Somalia 282 2011
=154 Mali 282 2011
156 Syria 252 2011
157 Kazakhstan 250 2011
158 Mongolia 241 2011
=159 Cape Verde 228 2011
=159 Iran 228 2011
161 Djibouti 220 2011
162 Iraq 216 2011
163 Tunisia 207 2011
164 Uzbekistan 206 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 186.61 2011
165 Yemen 167 2011
166 Turkmenistan 161 2011
167 Niger 151 2011
168 Oman 125 2011
169 Kuwait 121 2011
170 Jordan 111 2011
171 Mauritania 92 2011
172 Algeria 89 2011
173 Bahrain 83 2011
174 United Arab Emirates 78 2011
175 Qatar 74 2011
176 Saudi Arabia 59 2011
177 Libya 56 2011
178 Egypt 51 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/stats/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.
  • Brunei ranked second for average precipitation in depth > mm per year amongst Former British colonies in 2011.
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