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Dominican Republic - National rainfall index

820.9 (mm) in 2002

In 2002, rainfall index for Dominican Republic was 820.9 mm. Though Dominican Republic rainfall index fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1972 - 2002 period ending at 820.9 mm in 2002.

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What is rainfall index?

An indicator, developed by FAO, which represents the quality of the crop growing season. The NRI yearly results take into consideration the precipitation that year, the average precipitation over the period 1986-2000, the seasonality of the main crop-growing season (distinguishing between northern and southern hemispheres), and what areas of the country are wetter. The median of each five year period is provided. Note: due to methodological differences, this variable is not comparable to average precipitation

What is Dominican Republic rainfall index?

Date Value Change, %
2002 820.9 -34.80 %
1994 1,259.0 3.03 %
1989 1,222.0 -11.32 %
1984 1,378.0 5.59 %
1982 1,305.0 4.90 %
1973 1,244.0 -9.40 %
1972 1,373.0 2.46 %
1965 1,340.0