Examples of rainfall in a Sentence
This area has an average annual rainfall of 12 inches.
an increase in annual rainfall
Recent Examples of rainfall from the Web
Last year, the massive rainfall from Hurricane Harvey led to a significant sinkhole in the 3900 block of FM762.
The rainfall between Friday and Saturday in western and central Japan had broken a record for a 48-hour period dating back 50 years.
Sitting cross-legged on a table outside a labyrinthine cave, a monk meditated in the glow of a burning lamp and silently called on spirits to stop the rainfall.
Sunday's fresh reckoning came a day after a break in the constant rainfall had lowered water levels, bringing hope that the muddy water inside the crucial but clogged chamber would recede and expedite divers' movement forward.
The widespread rainfall erased what had been an unusually dry month.
The National Weather Service in Marquette said in a Tweet Monday night that satellite imagery shows sediment from the heavy rainfall flowing from rivers and streams into Lake Superior.
Add the record rainfall at the Kentucky Derby and the impenetrable fog at the Preakness to the mix and even the most hardened gambler will develop a twitch.
The study does not say how much of the extra rainfall produced by a storm like Harvey was caused by the storm staying in one place, as compared to other contributing factors, like the unusually warm ocean waters that fueled the hurricane.
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: the amount of rain that falls on a particular area
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