(measure: mm per year; Source: FAO)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Japan: Precipitation, mm per year: For that indicator, FAO provides data for Japan from 1962 to 2014. The average value for Japan during that period was 1668 mm per year with a minumum of 1668 mm per year in 1962 and a maximum of 1668 mm per year in 1962. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.