Which place in the world has the highest average annual precipitation?
Central Amazon Basin
Southern foothills of the Himalayas
Mawsynram village in northeast India has the highest average annual total percipitation in the world (11,872 mm = 467.4 in). There, hot and moist air from south of India approaches Himalayas. It rises up, cools and loses water.
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Illustration: Tomasz Sienicki