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Kuwait - National rainfall index

67.4 (mm) in 1999

In 1999, rainfall index for Kuwait was 67.4 mm. Though Kuwait rainfall index fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1968 - 1999 period ending at 67.4 mm in 1999.

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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 Kuwait rainfall index?

Date Value Change, %
1999 67.4 -41.43 %
1995 115.0 45.62 %
1992 79.0 -12.82 %
1987 90.6 -16.13 %
1979 108.0 -22.47 %
1974 139.3 76.40 %
1968 79.0 15.25 %
1963 68.5