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Old 04-16-2009, 11:52 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by chong View Post

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!)
Wow..I can definitely attest to the rainfall in the Olympic Peninsula..



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