hyetograph

[ hahy-et-uh-graf, -grahf, hahy-i-tuh- ]
/ haɪˈɛt əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈhaɪ ɪ tə- /

noun

a map or chart showing the average rainfall for the localities represented.

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British Dictionary definitions for hyetograph

hyetograph
/ (ˈhaɪɪtəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun

a chart showing the distribution of rainfall of a particular area, usually throughout a year
a self-recording rain gauge
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