Senegal: Precipitation

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 Senegal

Precipitation, mm per year

 Latest value 686
 Year 2020
 Measure mm per year
 Data availability 1961 - 2020
 Average 686
 Min - Max 686 - 686
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Senegal from 1961 to 2020. The average value for Senegal during that period was 686 mm per year with a minimum of 686 mm per year in 1961 and a maximum of 686 mm per year in 1961. The latest value from 2020 is 686 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
Senegal - Precipitation - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Senegal - 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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 Forest area, percent 41.7 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 49.40 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 21.61 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 15.49 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 4.29 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 95,110 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 195.2 2021 index points
 Precipitation 686 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 19.9 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 1,864 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 177.7 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 8.8 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 132.0 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 80,281.6 2021 sq. km
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