Interesting facts about precipitation

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Clouds and clouds carry enormous weight. According to the calculations of hydrologists, about 100 thousand cubic kilometers of water fall on the earth's land every year. And each of them weighs a billion tons!

519 thousand cubic kilometers of water fall on the entire surface of the earth per year. During the same period of time, this water makes 42 cycles "earth-air".

Atmospheric precipitation annually brings an average of 12 tons of mineral salts per 1 square kilometer, and up to 180 million tons of them fall on the entire surface of the earth's land. This is about half of the amount of dissolved substances carried out by rivers into the ocean every year.