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Scientists know that aerosols — both natural, as from volcanoes, and human-caused, as from pollution — can change a cloud’s thickness, ability to scatter sunlight or how much rainfall it produces.Ship exhaust studies overestimate cooling from pollution-altered clouds|Carolyn Gramling|February 1, 2021|Science News
Climate change has boosted the cost of flood damage caused by heavy rainfall in the United States by $75 billion over the past three decades, accounting for about a third of total losses, Stanford University researchers say.
Days of extreme rainfall — which have doubled in the Southeast as a consequence of warming — stymie septic systems.
The heavy rainfall is related to a slow-moving cold front that will draw tropical moisture into the region, including some from Tropical Storm Eta in the Gulf of Mexico.Heavy rain and isolated flooding forecast for Washington region Wednesday into Thursday|Jeffrey Halverson, Jason Samenow|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Total rainfall from Wednesday through Thursday should run about one to three inches.D.C.-area forecast: Another day of nice, warm weather before rain returns|Matt Rogers|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
The ancient Maya believed that the underworld of caves was home to gods that controlled rainfall and harvest bounties.The Cave Where Mayans Sacrificed Humans Is Open for Visitors|Nina Strochlic|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Golden State got slammed by record-low rainfall in 2013 and remains frighteningly dry despite a few recent storms.
That state had its lowest rainfall (and its second-hottest weather) in recorded history in 2011.California May Have Its Driest Season in 500 Years|Kate Galbraith|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And in the last two years, rainfall, which averages 34 inches annually, has fallen at about half that rate.Oklahoma Farmers Find Ways to Cope While Waiting for Drought to End|Malcolm Jones|October 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The nearest place with average rainfall is about 60 miles away.The Texas Drought Seen Firsthand from the Eyes of Ranchers|Malcolm Jones|August 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The heaviest rainfall usually occurs, however, during the summer.
Rainfall typically is abundant and well-distributed throughout the year.
Thus the Gulf Stream, directly and indirectly, probably contributes more than half the rainfall about the Atlantic basin.
In general, the central parts of continents are likely to receive much less rainfall than their peripheral portions.
On this account the rainfall in countries placed under such conditions is commonly small.