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It's the water that falls, solid or liquid, from the clouds.

Classification

It is classified according to the causes that provokes it:

Orographic (produced by relief), frontal or dynamic (due to the contact between two different air masses) and convective (due to the heating of the Earth's surface).

Pluviometer
Pluviometer Enlarge image

Representation

Through lines that join points of equal precipitation called "isoyetas" lines.

Measurement

Precipitation is measured with a pluviometer.  It is expressed in millimeters or in liters per square meter.

Isoyetas
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Relief rain
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Frontal rain
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Convectional rain
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