Examples of precipitation in a Sentence
The weather forecast calls for some sort of frozen precipitation tomorrow—either snow or sleet.
a 50 percent chance of precipitation
Minerals are separated from the seawater by precipitation.
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But long-term climate forecasts have Maryland on the edge of a wet weather trend for the third week of May. The Climate Prediction Center in College Park predicts elevated chances of precipitation in the Southeast from around May 14-20.
The May rain, the first appreciable precipitation in the region in six weeks, is welcome but not nearly as valuable to back country and backyard vegetation as winter rains.
Extensive upgrades to flood control and water infrastructure would have to be made across the state to deal with the additional precipitation in wet winters.
Three of the past four months have registered below-normal precipitation in Washington.
As global temperatures rise with the levels of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the AMOC could be disrupted by an influx of freshwater from increasing precipitation in the North Atlantic and the melting of sea ice and glaciers on land.
Wochit Looks like wintery precipitation in Louisville overnight won't actually be snow bad.
The first is climate change, which could change the patterns of precipitation in North America, directly influencing the amount of water in the Mississippi.
The highest verified numbers in the Sierra Nevada were at Bucks Lake near Quincy in Plumas County, where DWR recorded 24.2 inches of precipitation in the first 24 days of March, with a total of 70 inches for the year.
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PRECIPITATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of precipitation for English Language Learners
: water that falls to the ground as rain, snow, etc.
: the process of separating a solid substance from a liquid
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