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Top Ten Facts about Rain

1.The umbrella was originally invented to protect people
from the hot sun.

2. Rain drops can fall at speeds of about 22 miles an hour.

3. Rain starts off as ice or snow crystals
at cloud level.

4. Light rain is classified as being no more then 0.10 inchese of
rain an hour.

5. Heavy rain is classified as being more then 0.30 inches of rain
an hour.

6. Louisiana is the wettest state in the U.S, which receoved an
annual rainfall of 56 inches.

7. Rain drops range in size from 0.02 inches to about .031 inches.

8. Rain drops do not fall in a tear drop shape, they originally
fall in the shave of a flat oval.

9. Rain that freezes before it hits the ground is known as frozen

10. Rain is recycled water that evaporated from our worlds lakes,
rivers, oceans, seas etc.

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