Have you ever wondered what the most rainy cities on earth are? You probably have asked this question if you don’t like too much rain and having been receiving your fair share of the wet stuff in your city… or if you are located in a dry area of the earth and would like to know how it’s like to be in one of the most rainy cities around you.
The list below shows the wettest ( most rainy cities )… so you can all avoid them or if you really keen on seeing rain almost every day of your life, you might want to visit these cities… Although I don’t know why anyone would want to! While writing this post, I couldn’t help but notice that the top rainy cities in the world also come with the most abnormal and exotic names. Why? I don’t know!
Top 10 Most Rainy Cities in the World
Most rainy cities are ranked according to the highest rainfall recorded in 24 hours.
10. Aitukaki, Cook Islands
Maximum rain fall of 22.5 inches (572 millimeters)
9. Cayenne, French Guyana
Maximum rain fall of 23.5 inches (597 millimeters)
8. Suva, Fiji
Maximum rain fall of 26.5 inches (673 millimeters)
7. Finch-Hatton, Australia
Maximum rain fall of 34.6 inches (879 millimeters)
6. Crohamhurst, Australia
Maximum rain fall of 35.7 inches (907 millimeters)
5. Smithport, Pennsylvania, USA
Maximum rain fall of 39.9 inches (1,013 millimeters)
4. Cherrapunji, India
Maximum rain fall of 41.0 inches (1,041 millimeters)
3. Alvin, Texas, USA
Maximum rain fall of 43.0 inches (1,092 millimeters)
2. Baguio, Philippines
Maximum rain fall of 46.0 inches (1,168 millimeters)
1. Chilaos, Reunion – Top of Most Rainy Cities in the world
Maximum rain fall of 73.6 inches (1,870 millimeters)