Barbados: Precipitation

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 Barbados

Precipitation, mm per year

 Latest value 1,422
 Year 2020
 Measure mm per year
 Data availability 1961 - 2020
 Average 1,422
 Min - Max 1,422 - 1,422
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Barbados from 1961 to 2020. The average value for Barbados during that period was 1422 mm per year with a minimum of 1422 mm per year in 1961 and a maximum of 1422 mm per year in 1961. The latest value from 2020 is 1422 mm per year. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 178 countries is 1168 mm per year. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Barbados - Precipitation - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Barbados - Precipitation - historical chart - 1961-2020




Definition: 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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 Forest area, percent 14.7 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 23.26 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 2.81 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 1.45 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 0.08 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 100 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 87.6 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,422 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 16.3 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,823 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 88.8 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 37.2 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 89.2 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 63.0 2021 sq. km
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