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Country Precipitation (mm/year in 2017)

Colombia is the top country by precipitation in the world. As of 2017, precipitation in Colombia was 3,240 mm/year that accounts for 1.59 % of the world's precipitation. The top 5 countries (others are Sao Tome and Principe, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Panama) account for 7.62 % of it. The world's total precipitation was estimated at 204,043.1 mm/year in 2017.

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Colombia 3,240 FAO
Sao Tome and Principe 3,200 FAO
Papua New Guinea 3,142 FAO
Solomon Islands 3,028 FAO
Panama 2,928 FAO
Costa Rica 2,926 FAO
Samoa 2,880 in 2014 FAO
Malaysia 2,875 FAO
Brunei Darussalam 2,722 FAO
Indonesia 2,702 FAO
Bangladesh 2,666 FAO
Fiji 2,592 FAO
Sierra Leone 2,526 FAO
Singapore 2,497 FAO
Liberia 2,391 FAO
Guyana 2,387 FAO
Grenada 2,350 FAO
Philippines 2,348 FAO
Suriname 2,331 FAO
Seychelles 2,330 FAO
Saint Lucia 2,301 FAO
Nicaragua 2,280 FAO
Ecuador 2,274 FAO
Bhutan 2,200 FAO
Trinidad and Tobago 2,200 FAO
Equatorial Guinea 2,156 FAO
Myanmar 2,091 FAO
Dominica 2,083 in 2014 FAO
Puerto Rico 2,054 FAO
Jamaica 2,051 FAO
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 2,044 FAO
Mauritius 2,041 FAO
Vanuatu 2,000 in 2014 FAO
Guatemala 1,996 FAO
Honduras 1,976 FAO
Maldives 1,972 FAO
Iceland 1,940 FAO
Cambodia 1,904 FAO
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 1,834 FAO
Gabon 1,831 FAO
Viet Nam 1,821 FAO
El Salvador 1,784 FAO
Brazil 1,761 FAO
Peru 1,738 FAO
New Zealand 1,732 FAO
Sri Lanka 1,712 FAO
Belize 1,705 FAO
Japan 1,668 FAO
Guinea 1,651 FAO
Congo 1,646 FAO
Thailand 1,622 FAO
Cameroon 1,604 FAO
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1,583 FAO
Guinea Bissau 1,577 FAO
Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,543 FAO
Switzerland 1,537 FAO
Chile 1,522 FAO
Madagascar 1,513 FAO
Nepal 1,500 FAO
Timor-Leste 1,500 FAO
Albania 1,485 FAO
Haiti 1,440 FAO
Saint Kitts and Nevis 1,427 FAO
Barbados 1,422 FAO
Norway 1,414 FAO
Dominican Republic 1,410 FAO
Côte d'Ivoire 1,348 FAO
Central African Republic 1,343 FAO
Cuba 1,335 FAO
Uruguay 1,300 FAO
Bahamas 1,292 FAO
Burundi 1,274 FAO
Republic of Korea 1,274 FAO
United Kingdom 1,220 FAO
Rwanda 1,212 FAO
Ghana 1,187 FAO
Malawi 1,181 FAO
Uganda 1,180 FAO
Togo 1,168 FAO
Slovenia 1,162 FAO
Nigeria 1,150 FAO
Bolivia 1,146 FAO
Paraguay 1,130 FAO
Ireland 1,118 FAO
Croatia 1,113 FAO
Austria 1,110 FAO
India 1,083 FAO
United Republic of Tanzania 1,071 FAO
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 1,054 FAO
Benin 1,039 FAO
Mozambique 1,032 FAO
Antigua and Barbuda 1,030 FAO
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,028 FAO
Georgia 1,026 FAO
Zambia 1,020 FAO
Angola 1,010 FAO
Luxembourg 934 FAO
Comoros 900 FAO
South Sudan 900 FAO
France 867 FAO
Portugal 854 FAO
Ethiopia 848 FAO
Belgium 847 FAO
Gambia 836 FAO
Italy 832 FAO
Slovakia 824 FAO
Eswatini 788 FAO
Lesotho 788 FAO
Netherlands 778 FAO
Mexico 758 FAO
Burkina Faso 748 FAO
United States of America 715 FAO
Denmark 703 FAO
Germany 700 FAO
Tajikistan 691 FAO
Senegal 686 FAO
Czech Republic 677 FAO
Latvia 667 FAO
Lebanon 661 FAO
Zimbabwe 657 FAO
Lithuania 656 FAO
Greece 652 FAO
China 645 FAO
Romania 637 FAO
Spain 636 FAO
Kenya 630 FAO
Estonia 626 FAO
Sweden 624 FAO
North Macedonia 619 FAO
Belarus 618 FAO
Bulgaria 608 FAO
Poland 600 FAO
Turkey 593 FAO
Argentina 591 FAO
Hungary 589 FAO
Ukraine 565 FAO
Armenia 562 FAO
Malta 560 FAO
Canada 537 FAO
Finland 536 FAO
Australia 534 FAO
Kyrgyzstan 533 FAO
Cyprus 498 FAO
South Africa 495 FAO
Pakistan 494 FAO
Russian Federation 460 FAO
Republic of Moldova 450 FAO
Azerbaijan 447 FAO
Israel 435 FAO
Botswana 416 FAO
Palestine 402 FAO
Eritrea 384 FAO
Morocco 346 FAO
Afghanistan 327 FAO
Chad 322 FAO
Namibia 285 FAO
Mali 282 FAO
Somalia 282 FAO
Syrian Arab Republic 252 FAO
Kazakhstan 250 FAO
Sudan 250 FAO
Mongolia 241 FAO
Cabo Verde 228 FAO
Iran 228 FAO
Djibouti 220 FAO
Iraq 216 FAO
Tunisia 207 FAO
Uzbekistan 206 FAO
Yemen 167 FAO
Turkmenistan 161 FAO
Niger 151 FAO
Oman 125 FAO
Kuwait 121 FAO
Jordan 111 FAO
Mauritania 92 FAO
Algeria 89 FAO
Bahrain 83 FAO
United Arab Emirates 78 FAO
Qatar 74 FAO
Saudi Arabia 59 FAO
Libya 56 FAO
Egypt 18.1 FAO

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