Mauritius: Precipitation

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 Mauritius

Precipitation, mm per year

 Latest value 2,041
 Year 2020
 Measure mm per year
 Data availability 1961 - 2020
 Average 2,041
 Min - Max 2,041 - 2,041
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Mauritius from 1961 to 2020. The average value for Mauritius during that period was 2041 mm per year with a minimum of 2041 mm per year in 1961 and a maximum of 2041 mm per year in 1961. The latest value from 2020 is 2041 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
Mauritius - Precipitation - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Mauritius - Precipitation - historical chart - 1961-2020




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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 GDP share of agriculture 3.55 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 0.46 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 860 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 73.4 2021 index points
 Precipitation 2,041 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 37.6 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 8,641 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 83.2 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 186.5 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 103.1 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 388.1 2021 sq. km
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