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# How fast does rain fall?

Question #41589. Asked by live4trivia. (Nov 25 03 2:49 PM)

Linus_337

Anything between 5mph and 20mph.

http://216.239.59.104/search?q=cache:WdkbblUOOpcJ:www.usatoday.com/news/science/wonderquest/2001-12-19-rain-drops.htm+%22raindrops%22%2B%22miles+per+hour%22&hl=en&ie=UTF-8

 Nov 25 03, 3:15 PM
_princess_007

According to:
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/Rain.htm

Not including wind-driven rain, raindrops fall between 7 and 18 miles per hour (3 and 8 meters per second) in still air. The range in speed depends on the the size of the raindrop. Air friction breaks up raindrops when they exceed 18 miles per hour.

 Nov 25 06, 5:08 PM

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