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Africa: Lowest Average Annual Precipitation

Record Value < 2.54 mm
Averaging Period 39-year
Length of Record 39 years
Geospatial Location Wadi Halfa, Sudan [21°47'N, 31°22'E, Elevation: m, 590'] References: U.S. Environmental Science Services Administration, 1967: Temperature Extremes, National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration (US);

Discussion

City was relocated after flooding due to the creation of Lake Nassur

Wadi Halfa, Sudan [21°47'N, 31°22'E, Elevation: m, 590']

Closeup and Regional Satellite Images of Wadi Halfa, Sudan

Wadi Halfa, Sudan [21°47'N, 31°22'E, Elevation: m, 590'];

Closeup and Regional Satellite Images of Wadi Halfa, Sudan