Eritrea: Precipitation

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 Eritrea

Precipitation, mm per year

 Latest value 384
 Year 2020
 Measure mm per year
 Data availability 1993 - 2020
 Average 384
 Min - Max 384 - 384
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Eritrea from 1993 to 2020. The average value for Eritrea during that period was 384 mm per year with a minimum of 384 mm per year in 1993 and a maximum of 384 mm per year in 1993. The latest value from 2020 is 384 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
Eritrea - Precipitation - recent values

Historical chart
Eritrea - Precipitation - historical chart - 1993-2020




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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 Percent agricultural land 62.72 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 62.42 2021 percent
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 Agriculture value added 0.26 2009 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 75,920 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 100.1 2021 index points
 Precipitation 384 2020 mm per year
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 Cereal crop yield by hectar 640 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 104.9 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 3.0 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 107.7 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 10,521.0 2021 sq. km
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