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Weather Stats: compare key data on Switzerland & United Kingdom

Definitions

  • Precipitation: Average annual precipitation (rain or snow fall) in million cubic metres.
  • Precipitation per capita: Average annual precipitation (rain or snow fall) in million cubic metres. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
STAT Switzerland United Kingdom HISTORY
Precipitation 63.72 billion cubic metres
Ranked 28th.
307.87 billion cubic metres
Ranked 8th. 5 times more than Switzerland

Precipitation per capita 8,438.88 cubic metres
Ranked 24th. 69% more than United Kingdom
4,980.84 cubic metres
Ranked 20th.

SOURCES: http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=ENV&f=variableID%3a6, Precipitation; http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=ENV&f=variableID%3a6, Precipitation. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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