rain·fall [rainfall rainfalls] BrE [ˈreɪnfɔːl]
NAmE [ˈreɪnfɔːl]
noun uncountable, singular
the total amount of rain that falls in a particular area in a particular amount of time; an occasion when rain falls
There has been below average rainfall this month.
an average annual rainfall of 10 cm
Example Bank:
The area has a high annual rainfall.
There have been heavy rainfalls this month.
We need a good rainfall to save the crops.
We have an average annual rainfall of around 750 mm.

WordNet Dictionary:
water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
Syn: rain

Webster's 1913 Dictionary:
n.1.A fall or descent of rain; the water, or amount of water, that falls in rain; as, the average annual rainfall of a region.
Supplied by the rainfall of the outer ranges of Sinchul and Singaleleh.

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