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synonyms for rainfall

  • moisture
  • rain
  • shower
  • raindrops
  • precip

antonyms for rainfall

MOST RELEVANT
  • dryness
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Scientists know that aerosols — both natural, as from volcanoes, and human-caused, as from pollution — can change a cloud’s thickness, ability to scatter sunlight or how much rainfall it produces.
SHIP EXHAUST STUDIES OVERESTIMATE COOLING FROM POLLUTION-ALTERED CLOUDSCAROLYN GRAMLINGFEBRUARY 1, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Climate change has boosted the cost of flood damage caused by heavy rainfall in the United States by $75 billion over the past three decades, accounting for about a third of total losses, Stanford University researchers say.
CLIMATE CHANGE BLAMED FOR A THIRD OF U.S. FLOOD LOSSES IN PAST 3 DECADESJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Days of extreme rainfall — which have doubled in the Southeast as a consequence of warming — stymie septic systems.
BATTLING AMERICA’S ‘DIRTY SECRET’SARAH KAPLANDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The heavy rainfall is related to a slow-moving cold front that will draw tropical moisture into the region, including some from Tropical Storm Eta in the Gulf of Mexico.
HEAVY RAIN AND ISOLATED FLOODING FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON REGION WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAYJEFFREY HALVERSON, JASON SAMENOWNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Total rainfall from Wednesday through Thursday should run about one to three inches.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: ANOTHER DAY OF NICE, WARM WEATHER BEFORE RAIN RETURNSMATT ROGERSNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The worst damage was due to the heavy rainfall that produced massive floods and mudslides, which took out hundreds of thousands of homes and wiped out entire villages.
HURRICANE SEASON SURGES ON AS ETA SLAMS NICARAGUA AND HONDURASSARA CHODOSHNOVEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
An ideal window is when wilds are calm and temperatures are cool, and fires are usually planned ahead of rainfall to put a natural end to the treatment.
HOW WE CAN BURN OUR WAY TO A BETTER FUTUREULA CHROBAKOCTOBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Large volcanic eruptions in western Canada likely caused the event by emitting large amounts of greenhouse gases, causing rapid global warming and a period of increased rainfall that lasted roughly one million years.
A VOLCANIC ERUPTION MAY HAVE HELPED THE DINOSAURS TAKE OVER THE WORLDRACHAEL ZISKSEPTEMBER 24, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The winter months, from November to January, see the most rainfall.
27 EPIC TRIPS TO START PLANNING NOWTHE EDITORSSEPTEMBER 8, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Days with extreme rainfall are expected to become 9% to 12% more common in the southeast by the middle of the century.
MIAMI’S HIGH-TECH FLOOD MAP WILL HELP DECIDE WHICH NEIGHBORHOODS GET SAVEDNICOLÁS RIVEROSEPTEMBER 1, 2020QUARTZ
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WORDS RELATED TO RAINFALL

  • condensate
  • crystallization
  • deliquescence
  • dew
  • distillation
  • liquefaction
  • precipitate
  • precipitation
  • rainfall
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