Chile: Precipitation

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Precipitation, mm per year

 Latest value 1,522
 Year 2020
 Measure mm per year
 Data availability 1962 - 2020
 Average 1,522
 Min - Max 1,522 - 1,522
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Chile from 1962 to 2020. The average value for Chile during that period was 1522 mm per year with a minimum of 1522 mm per year in 1962 and a maximum of 1522 mm per year in 1962. The latest value from 2020 is 1522 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
Chile - Precipitation - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Chile - Precipitation - historical chart - 1962-2020

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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 Agriculture value added 10.67 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 105,955 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 107.9 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,522 2020 mm per year
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 Cereal crop yield by hectar 6,491 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 107.1 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 359.1 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 105.6 2021 index points
 Forest area, 183,336.2 2021 sq. km
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