* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Precipitation, mm per year, 2014 - Country rankings:

The average for 2014 based on 177 countries was 1155 mm per year.The highest value was in Colombia: 3240 mm per year and the lowest value was in Egypt: 51 mm per year. The indicator is available from 1962 to 2014. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: mm per year; Source: FAO
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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.
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