For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1962 to 2014. The average value for the USA during that period was 715 mm per year with a minimum of 715 mm per year in 1962 and a maximum of 715 mm per year in 1962.
The latest value from 2014 is 715 mm per year. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 177
countries is 1155 mm per year.
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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.