Ecuador: Precipitation

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 Ecuador

Precipitation, mm per year

 Latest value 2274
 Year 2020
 Measure mm per year
 Data availability 1962 - 2020
 Average 2271
 Min - Max 2087 - 2274
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Ecuador from 1962 to 2020. The average value for Ecuador during that period was 2271 mm per year with a minimum of 2087 mm per year in 2000 and a maximum of 2274 mm per year in 1962. The latest value from 2020 is 2274 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
Ecuador - Precipitation - recent values

Historical chart
Ecuador - 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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 Employment in agriculture 32.18 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 8.84 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 10.17 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 54,700 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 104.0 2021 index points
 Precipitation 2,274 2020 mm per year
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 Forest area, sq.km 124,335.6 2021 sq. km
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