Examples of rainfall in a Sentence
This area has an average annual rainfall of 12 inches.
an increase in annual rainfall
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New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Officials say a cutoff can still be avoided with cooperation from residents, adequate rainfall and successful efforts to desalinize water and pump it from aquifers.
Average annual rainfall in certain parts can be as low as a millimetre or two a year, and some Atacaman weather stations have never seen a drop of water.
The greatest rainfall amounts can be expected near Piney Woods.
Wochit Two of Metropolitan Sewer District's aging flood pumps failed last night amid torrential rainfall and an Ohio River that was rising to its highest level since 1997.
All of metro Detroit is under a flood watch through Wednesday, with rainfall amounts of 1-3 inches expected (plus additional water from melting snow).
Álvaro del Campo/The Field Museum The remote rain forests in Peru’s northeast corner are vast — so vast that the clouds that form above them can influence rainfall in the western United States.
The heaviest weekend rainfall amounts focused just south and east of Washington.
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