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Originally Posted by Caloosamusa View Post
90 inches in three months?!!! WOW!! We only get an average of 52 inches per year here, and that is mostly between June and October. No wonder sigatoka is only a nuisance here!

Washington State's Olympic Peninsula is the wettest area in the contiguous United States with an average annual rainfall of 105in.
In the entire, or "contingent," U.S., the title of rain capital goes to Ketchikan, Alaska, where the average annual rainfall is 152 inches (3,900 mm); annual average snowfall is 37 inches (94 cm)

Worldwide Highest Annual Rainfall
(in inches)

Rank Location-----------------------Rainfall
1. Mt Waialeale, Hawaii------------460.00
2. Monrovia, Liberia----------------202.01
3. Pago Pago, American Samoa-----196.46
4. Moulmein, Burma----------------191.02
5. Lae, Papua New Guinea---------182.87
6. Baguio, Philippines---------------80.04
7. Sylhet, Bangladesh-------------175.47
8. Conakry, Guinea----------------170.91
9. Padang, Indonesia--------------166.34*
10. Bogor, Indonesia---------------166.33*

(*Big deal, Huh? 0.01-inch of rain difference!)
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