Sudan: Precipitation

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Precipitation, mm per year

 Latest value 250
 Year 2020
 Measure mm per year
 Data availability 2012 - 2020
 Average 250
 Min - Max 250 - 250
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Sudan from 2012 to 2020. The average value for Sudan during that period was 250 mm per year with a minimum of 250 mm per year in 2012 and a maximum of 250 mm per year in 2012. The latest value from 2020 is 250 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
Sudan - Precipitation - Recent values chart

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Sudan - Precipitation - historical chart - 2012-2020

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 1,126,648 2021 sq. km.
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