Ethiopia: Precipitation

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Precipitation, mm per year

 Latest value 848
 Year 2020
 Measure mm per year
 Data availability 1993 - 2020
 Average 848
 Min - Max 848 - 848
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Ethiopia from 1993 to 2020. The average value for Ethiopia during that period was 848 mm per year with a minimum of 848 mm per year in 1993 and a maximum of 848 mm per year in 1993. The latest value from 2020 is 848 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
Ethiopia - Precipitation - Recent values chart

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Ethiopia - 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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 Forest area, percent 15.1 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 34.20 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 62.79 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 37.64 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 47.72 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 385,950 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 113.0 2021 index points
 Precipitation 848 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 14.5 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,788 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 116.3 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 42.1 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 121.9 2021 index points
 Forest area, 169,955.0 2021 sq. km
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