What Are The Five Countries With Very High Rainfall?


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The countries that receive the highest rainfall in the world are Colombia, Liberia, American Samoa, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines and Bangladesh. The wettest place in the world is the town of Mawsynram. It is located in the state of Assam, which is situated in the northeast of India. It receives approximately 11, 873 millimetres or approximately 467.4 inches of rainfall per year on an average.

The previous record for the wettest place in the world was also held by a town in India. The town of Cherrapunji in the state of Meghalaya was the wettest place in the world before Mawsynram took over.

The wettest inhabited places in the world, along with the inches of the rainfall they receive in inches per year, are Buenaventira, Colombia (267 inches), Monrovia, Liberia (202 inches), Pago Pago, American Samoa (198 inches), Moulein, Myanmar (192 inches), Lae, Papua New Guinea (183 inches), Baguio, the Philippines (180 inches) and Sylhet, Bangladesh (178 inches).

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