* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Precipitation, mm per year: For that indicator, FAO provides data for the USA from 1962 to 2014. The average value for the USA during that period was 715 mm per year with a minumum of 715 mm per year in 1962 and a maximum of 715 mm per year in 1962. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.