What is precipitation?

Some articles on precipitation:

Orography - Precipitation
... Orographic precipitation, also known as relief precipitation, is precipitation generated by a forced upward movement of air upon encountering a physiographic upland (see anabatic wind) ... large enough to fall to the ground as precipitation ... side as moisture is removed by orographic precipitation ...
DeKalb County, Indiana - Climate and Weather
... temperatures in °F Precipitation totals in inches Source The Weather Channel Metric conversion J F M A M J J A S O N D 46 -1 -8 2 ... -7 9 ... -2 4 ... 9 ... 14 ... 17 ... 16 ... 92 ... temperatures in °C Precipitation totals in mm In recent years, average temperatures in Auburn have ranged from a low of 17 °F (−8 °C) in January to a ... Average monthly precipitation ranged from 1.42 inches (36 mm) in February to 4.17 inches (106 mm) in June ...
Ulaangom - Climate
... Precipitation is very low, with an annual average of 130 mm. 3.9) −30.6 (−23.1) −9.63 (14.68) Precipitation mm (inches) 1.8 (0.071) 1.8 (0.071) 3.4 (0.134) 3.9 (0.154) 6.3 (0.248) 26.2 (1.031) 35.0 (1.378) 22.8 (0.898) 13.4 (0.528) 4.6 (0.181) 6.8 (0.268) 4.0 ... precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 0.5 0.6 1.2 1.1 1.5 4.4 7.2 4.0 2.4 1.0 1.8 1.0 26.7 Mean monthly sunshine hours 136.4 161.0 232.5 261.0 313.1 318.0 306.9 ...
Skagway, Alaska - Climate
... in the valley of the Susitna River, this still allows it to receive only half as much precipitation as Juneau and only a sixth as much as Yakutat. 23 (−5) 23 (−5) 23 (−5) 19 (−7) 8 (−13) −6 (−21) −14 (−26) −15 (−26) Precipitation inches (mm) 2.17 (55.1) 1.84 (46.7) 1.55 (39.4) 1.20 (30.5) 1.30 (33) 1.11 ... precipitation days (≥ 0.01 inch) 133 ... Source Western Regional Climate Centre ...
Namwon - Geography - Climate
... in a mountainous basin with a high rate of precipitation, the climate of Namwon varies greatly. 15.2 (59.4) 6.6 (43.9) 0.2 (32.4) −5.2 (22.6) 6.4 (43.5) Precipitation mm (inches) 31.2 (1.228) 41.0 (1.614) 52.5 (2.067) 71.5 (2.815) 111.0 (4.37) 176.7 ... precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 8.4 7.1 8.3 7.7 8.9 9.8 14.9 15.5 8.4 5.9 7.1 7.3 109.3 Mean monthly sunshine hours 157.5 175.0 203.0 222.1 223.5 182.9 159.0 176.4 181.2 ...

More definitions of "precipitation":

  • (noun): The process of forming a chemical precipitate.
  • (noun): An unexpected acceleration or hastening.
    Example: "He is responsible for the precipitation of his own demise"
  • (noun): The quantity of water falling to earth at a specific place within a specified period of time.
    Example: "The storm brought several inches of precipitation"
  • (noun): The act of casting down or falling headlong from a height.
  • (noun): The falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist).
    Synonyms: downfall