What is the difference between Orographic and Rainfall?

The difference between orographic and rainfall

is that "orographic" is of or pertaining to the physical features of mountains, or to orography and "rainfall" is the amount of rain that falls on a single occasion.

orographic

rainfall

Adjective

  • Of or pertaining to the physical features of mountains, or to orography
  • (meteorology) Of or pertaining to the effects of mountains on weather

Noun

  • (meteorology) the amount of rain that falls on a single occasion
  • The occurrence of liquid precipitation, the fall of rain.