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Asia: Greatest Average Annual Precipitation

Record Value 11.872 m (467.4")
Averaging Period 38 years (1941-1979)
Geospatial Location Mawsynram, India [25°18'N, 91°35'E, elevation: 1431 m (4692 ft)]

References

Krause and Flood, 1997: Weather and Climate Extremes, US Army Corps of Engineers Topographic Engineering Center pp. 89, Thapliyal and Kulshrestha, 1992: Which is the rainiest place in the world, Mausam, 43(3), pp. 331-332;

Mawsynram, India [25°18'N, 91°35'E, elevation: 1431 m (4692 ft)]

Closeup and Regional Satellite Images of Mawsynram, India

Mawsynram, India [25°18'N, 91°35'E, elevation: 1431 m (4692 ft)]

Closeup and Regional Satellite Images of Mawsynram, India