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rainfall

Pronunciation: /ˈreɪnfɔːl/

Translation of rainfall in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • (amount) precipitaciones (feminine plural); (shower) precipitación (feminine), lluvia (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The officials said that if the plum rains bring disappointing rainfalls in the south, leaving farmland fallow in the summer would be the only way to prevent drought conditions.
    • It is understood, though, that despite the plenitude of the Windhoek area, there are areas which have seen only lightning and experienced the cooling breeze of distant rainfalls.
    • Heavy rainfalls which have fallen intermittently in the Maluti and Mount Fletcher areas since Sunday have left vast destruction in their wake.
    Example sentences
    • Usually areas of high rainfall have a low pH and areas of low rainfall have a high pH.
    • The rainfall in the lower areas had not been abnormal and they had no way of knowing of the torrential rains higher up.
    • Meyer was interested especially in plants that would flourish in areas of low rainfall.

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