There are places in the world where it pours more often as compared to other places. Here is the list of the top 5 wettest cities on earth:
5 Mount Emei, China: This place receives the most rainfall in China with an annual precipitation of 68 inches. Mount Emei receives rain for 264 days a year on average. The wet mountain is also one of the favorite tourist destinations in winter. Mount Emei is an eye catching sight for the people all over the world.
4 Crkvice, Montenegro: This village in Montenegro is the wettest place on record in Europe. Crkvice receives an average annual rainfall of 4648 millimeters. The village receives most of its rainfall from the monsoon rains and it pours frequently from June to August. The winter season also brings heavy rainfall to the region and the native people experience very cold weather during the month of January.
3 Mount Waialeale, Hawaii: This place is located on the Hawaiian island of Kuai. Mount Waialeale receives a yearly average of 460 inches of rainfall. The altitude of the mountain is more than 5000 feet and this makes it one of the wettest places on the planet. It rains almost every day on the mountain with only fifty to sixty days without rain in a year.
2 Choco, Columbia: Precipitation is moderate to heavy in most parts of the Columbia. Overall average downpour is 118 inches. The heavy rainfall is common in the Pacific lowlands and the regions in eastern Columbia, where it pours almost daily. Annual rainfall exceeds 300 inches in most parts of Choco department, and in some parts the downpour is more than 450 inches per year. Lloro, Columbia is a place where umbrellas are in constant use and the average annual rainfall totals about 523 inches, that’s about 1.4 inches per day, totaling more than 43 feet a year.
1 Cherrapunji, India: This town in India is credited for being the wettest place on earth. Cherrapunji receives more rainfall than any other place in the world. Most cities and towns in India receive more than 500 inches of rain per year. Cherrapunji received highest yearly precipitation of 1,041 inches in 1861, making it the wettest place in the world on record.