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Where in South America gets the most rain?

Where in South America gets the most rain?

Quibdo, Colombia
Wettest Location The recognized record for South America’s rainiest place is Quibdo, Colombia, which on average receives 8,990 millimetres (354 inches) of precipication annually.

Where in South America gets rain throughout the year?

The southern part receives most of its rainfall during the Southern Hemisphere summer (October to April), while the northern part has its rainy season during the Northern Hemisphere summer (May to September).

How much rain does South America get?

Most of the region normally receives more than 75% of its annual rainfall during this rainy season, with totals in the North typically reaching 200-300 mm and totals in the South exceeding 800 mm (Fig. 58a).

Where on earth does it rain the most?

Photographer Amos Chapple returns to our site once once again, bringing amazing images from the state of Meghalaya, India, reportedly the rainiest spot on Earth. The village of Mawsynram in Meghalaya receives 467 inches of rain per year.

Which is the rainiest place in the world?

Mawsynram
The quiet, sleepy, yet mesmerising village of Mawsynram trounced Cherrapunji to become the wettest place in the world. Mawsynram receives over 10,000 millimetres of rain in a year.

How much rain does South America usually get?

The tables below give yearly averages for rainfall, plus any snowfall, at major cities throughout South America. Each place has a total for how much precipitation it usually gets a year and most have data on the number of days with wet weather.

Which is the wettest country in South America?

In fact, French Guiana, Guyana and Suriname, Columbia and Ecuador are usually the wettest countries in South America. One of the unique features of the climate and weather in South America is El Nino, an unusual weather pattern which occurs every six or seven years.

Which is the best climate guide for South America?

The climate guide for South America shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

How is the climate in Fortaleza, South America?

In winter, there is much less rainfall in Fortaleza than in summer. This climate is considered to be Aw according to the Köppen-Geiger climate classification. The average annual temperature in Fortaleza is 26.7 °C | 80.1 °F. Precipitation here is about 1042 mm | 41.0 inch per year. Click one of the graphs for more information.