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Lebanon - National rainfall index

557.5 (mm) in 2000

In 2000, rainfall index for Lebanon was 557.5 mm. Though Lebanon rainfall index fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1971 - 2000 period ending at 557.5 mm in 2000.

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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 Lebanon rainfall index?

Date Value Change, %
2000 557.5 -3.21 %
1997 576.0 -22.69 %
1992 745.1 7.22 %
1983 694.9 -5.21 %
1981 733.1 2.60 %
1976 714.5 -10.04 %
1971 794.2 14.47 %
1964 693.8