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Weather forecasts in the U.S. (and many other areas of the world) use Probability of Precipitation to forecast rain; the percent (i.e. 40%) indicates the probability that rain will occur at any given point within the geographic region the forecast covers and not the absolute probability of rainfall for the entire region.