B2 – Atmospheric precipitation
The indicator shows annual average precipitation and deviation from the long-term average precipitation in the Republic of Belarus as well as by selected cities and areas with the maximum and the minimum average precipitation;
annual average precipitation is presented by region.
Annual precipitation for 2000-2019
Precipitation represents the total volume of water precipitated to a certain surface area for a given period of time (in either liquid or solid state, i.e. in the form of rain, drizzle, snow, sleet, snow pellets, small hail or hail);
Measurements are made at hydrometeorological stations;
The average precipitation for 1961-1990 (the standard calculated based on the 30-year observation data) was used as a climate standard as recommended by the World Meteorological Organization.
The National Environmental Monitoring System;
The data producer is the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus.
Relevance of the indicator:
The indicator characterises the impact of precipitation on the change in quantity of surface water and groundwater.
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