Nicaragua: Precipitation

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Precipitation, mm per year

 Latest value 2280
 Year 2020
 Measure mm per year
 Data availability 1961 - 2020
 Average 2280
 Min - Max 2280 - 2280
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 1961 to 2020. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was 2280 mm per year with a minimum of 2280 mm per year in 1961 and a maximum of 2280 mm per year in 1961. The latest value from 2020 is 2280 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
Nicaragua - Precipitation - recent values

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Nicaragua - 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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 Agricultural land 50,910 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 128.4 2021 index points
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 Forest area, 33,075.3 2021 sq. km
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