Sao Tome and Principe: Precipitation

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Precipitation, mm per year

 Latest value 3200
 Year 2020
 Measure mm per year
 Data availability 1961 - 2020
 Average 3200
 Min - Max 3200 - 3200
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 1961 to 2020. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 3200 mm per year with a minimum of 3200 mm per year in 1961 and a maximum of 3200 mm per year in 1961. The latest value from 2020 is 3200 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
Sao Tome and Principe - Precipitation - recent values

Historical chart
Sao Tome and Principe - 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 420 2021 sq. km.
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