10 Places With The Most Rainfall In The World

10. Quibdó, Colombia

Quibdó, Colombia
Quibdó, Colombia

Quibdó is the capital city of Chocó Department in Columbia and sees over 8,990 mm of rain every year.

9. Kukui, Hawaii

Kukui, Hawaii
Kukui, Hawaii

Located in Maui, this city accumulates over 9,293 mm of rain annually.

8. Mt. Waialeale, Hawaii

Mt. Waialeale, Hawaii
Mt. Waialeale, Hawaii

Located in Kauai, it has a lot in common visually with Kukui. It beats it out in rainfall, though, gathering 9,763 mm of rain a year.

7. Big Bog, Hawaii

Big Bog, Hawaii
Big Bog, Hawaii

This town in Maui is the rainiest in the entire state, bringing in over 10,272 mm of rain each year.

6. Debundscha, Cameroon

Debundscha, Cameroon
Debundscha, Cameroon

People think of Africa as a dry and arid continent but don’t be fooled because Debundscha is located here. It is one of the rainiest places in the entire world and gets an average yearly rainfall of over 10,299 mm.

5. San Antonio De Ureca, Equatorial Guinea

San Antonio De Ureca, Equatorial Guinea
San Antonio De Ureca, Equatorial Guinea

San Antonio De Ureca is situated on the Bioko Island off the Africas’s west coast. With 10,450 mm of annual rainfall, it gets more rain than its African neighbor in Cameroon.

4. Cropp River, New Zealand

Cropp River, New Zealand
Cropp River, New Zealand

New Zealand is famous for its breathing landscapes and Cropp River is no exception. This beautiful Oceania locale sees over 11,516 mm of rain a year and is definitely one of the wettest.

3. Tutunendo, Columbia

Tutunendo, Columbia
Tutunendo, Columbia

Situated alongside the Pacific Ocean this South American region of Tutunendo sees over 11,770 mm of rain annually.

2. Cherrapunji, India

Cherrapunji, India
Cherrapunji, India

The Meghalayan city of Cherrapunji literally means ‘the abode of clouds. and we totally understand why. Observing over of 11,777 mm of rain each year makes it one of the wettest places in the entire world.

1. Mawsynram, India

Mawsynram, India
Mawsynram, India

Located right next to Cherrapunji, Mawsynram bags the top spot with 11,871 mm annual rainfall. Making it the wettest place on Earth.

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