Thinking of rain can have different feelings for different people. Coming from a central Europe where there is neither a lack of rain nor devastating drought during any season, the feel of upcoming rain is more or less neutral. Compare that to the places in the world where it rains practically non stop, while there are other parts that don´t receive rainfall at all. Which are those? Find out in our infographic.
Mount Waialeale – a volcano and the second highest point on the island of Kauaʻi in the Hawaiian Islands. It means “rippling water” or “overflowing water“ receives rain 360 rainy days a year.
Driest Place – The Atacama Desert, stretching from Peru to Chile. Some stations in this desert have never recorded a single drop of rain. In other places there is very low rainfall.
Photos: Shutterstock / Infographic: Martina Advaney
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