Synonyms for rainfall

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The total water is equivalent to a rainfall of about 35 inches.

In the temperate zone there is no regularity in the monthly rates of rainfall.

Little toads found in a desert, after a rainfall (Notes and Queries, 8-8-493).

The rainfall ranges from five to fifteen inches in the year.

The difference is not in elevation or rainfall, but in the soil.

In the larger use of forests is included their effect on climate and rainfall.

The soil was light in color and weight, and the rainfall very scanty.

In still other regions the rainfall is abundant, and the land low-lying.

Cane does best where there is a rainfall of two inches a week.

As the season and the amount of rainfall vary, so must tillage operations be varied.

WORD ORIGIN

also rain-fall, "amount of precipitation that falls as rain," 1839, from rain (n.) + fall (n.).

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