The mean annual precipitation is about 1,700 mm (650 billion m[sup]3[/sup]) in Japan, which is more than the global mean precipitation (900 to 1,000 mm). About 35 % of the precipitation amount is lost through evapotranspiration, and the amount of water available is about 420 billion m[sup]3[/sup]. It is likely that Japan is a country with the large amount of precipitation.
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