What does rainfall mean?

Definitions for rainfallˈreɪnˌfɔl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rainfall.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rain, rainfall(noun)

    water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere

Wiktionary

  1. rainfall(Noun)

    the amount of rain that falls on a single occasion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rainfall(noun)

    a fall or descent of rain; the water, or amount of water, that falls in rain; as, the average annual rainfall of a region

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rainfall in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rainfall in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Weather Service:

    Despite conditions ... that may be conducive for winter type rainfall and cooler temperatures over South Africa, the forecast is dominated by a huge uncertainty for the rainfall and temperature forecast.

  2. Marussia Whately:

    If we take into account the same pattern of water extraction and rainfall that we’ve seen so far this month – and it’s been raining less than half of the average – we can say the (reserve) will last up to 60 days.

  3. Jim Salge:

    Much of New England had a really dry spring, and then we had variable rainfall this summer, some areas have gotten rainfall that’s well above normal, and we have some areas where rainfall has been below normal. Some places are still running a huge deficit for rainfall, while 10 miles away they are right on target or ahead. So it’s going to be a patchy year.

  4. Clare Nullis:

    We do expect it will weaken before it makes landfall. It will probably be more on the lines of Category 1. But even so there will be very high gale force winds in an area that is just not used to seeing this, the winds are a threat but we expect the biggest impact will be from the very, very, very serious rainfall. I've seen some reports that the area might get the equivalent of more than a year's worth of rainfall in a couple of days.

  5. Clare Nullis:

    We do expect it will weaken before it makes landfall. It will probably be more on the lines of Category 1. But even so there will be very high gale force winds in an area that is just not used to seeing this, the winds are a threat but we expect the biggest impact will be from the very, very, very serious rainfall. I’ve seen some reports that the area might get the equivalent of more than a year's worth of rainfall in a couple of days.

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