Saint Lucia: Precipitation

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 Saint Lucia

Precipitation, mm per year

 Latest value 2,301
 Year 2020
 Measure mm per year
 Data availability 1961 - 2020
 Average 2,301
 Min - Max 2,301 - 2,301
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Saint Lucia from 1961 to 2020. The average value for Saint Lucia during that period was 2301 mm per year with a minimum of 2301 mm per year in 1961 and a maximum of 2301 mm per year in 1961. The latest value from 2020 is 2301 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
Saint Lucia - Precipitation - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Saint Lucia - 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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 Percent agricultural land 16.30 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 10.53 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 1.44 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 0.03 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 99 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 71.8 2021 index points
 Precipitation 2,301 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 4.4 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 700 1979 kg per hectar
 Food production index 75.9 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 199.8 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 84.5 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 207.7 2021 sq. km
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