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    #1

    Japan has a lot of rain in June.

    Hello.

    Please look at the sentences below.

    1. We have a lot of rain in Japan in June.
    2. It rains a lot in Japan in June.
    3. Japan has a lot of rain in June.

    I know #1 and #2 are both correct.
    However, I'm not sure about #3. Is it OK to say "Japan has a lot of rain in June"?

    Thank you.

    (Edit) Would "[...] in June in Japan" be better?

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    #2

    Re: Japan has a lot of rain in June.

    Would you consider 'Japan has a lot of rainfall in June'?

    Not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: Japan has a lot of rain in June.

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Would you consider 'Japan has a lot of rainfall in June'?

    Not a teacher.
    'There is a lot of rain/rainfall in June in Japan' sounds OK to me, but I'm not sure whether we can say 'Japan (=A country) has [...]'.

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    #4

    Re: Japan has a lot of rain in June.

    Either 'rain' or 'rainfall'. I prefer 'rain'; as 'rainfall' has a more statistical feel, as in 'We measured rainfall in Japan in June and found...'.

    But 'Japan has a lot of rain in June' sounds strangely gnomic - like a Cold War password (akin to 'The harvest in Bulgaria was good this year' )

    b

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