5 rainiest places on Earth

Planet Earth is one such large and gorgeous planet with four distinct seasons: winter, summer, autumn and rainy season. Weather conditions differ from one another around the globe. Today, we’ve compiled a list of the Wettest Places on Earth or those that receive the most rainfall worldwide.

Here are 5 rainiest places on Earth

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1. Mawsynram, India

Mawsynram, a village in the East Khasi Hills region of Meghalaya state in northeastern India, tops the list of places on Earth that are the wettest. Several times a year, torrents of water transform the streets of the village into waterfalls.

2. Cherrapunji, India

Air blowing across the plains below is cooled as it rises to a greater height because of Cherrapunji’s elevation. This cooling causes the moisture in the air to condense, generating clouds that later produce rain.

3. Tutunendo Colombia, South America

Tutunendo Colombia is a municipality in Colombia with an average yearly rainfall of 11,770 mm. Due to its two rainy seasons, the area is renowned for its great agricultural production. As a result, the Tutunendo experiences intense heat, lack of wind and high humidity.

4. Cropp River, New Zealand

The Cropp River, which is 9 km long and has an average annual rainfall of 11,516 mm, flows into the Whitcombe River, a tributary of the Hokitika River in New Zealand.

5. San Antonio de Ureca, Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea

San Antonio de Ureca, often referred to as Ureka or Ureca, is a small village in Bioko Sur, Equatorial Guinea, about 60 kilometres south of Malabo. It gets 10,450 mm of rainfall on average per year.