Your question: Which place in India gets the heaviest rainfall?

Cherrapunji holds two Guinness world records for receiving the maximum amount of rainfall in a single year, 26,471mm (1,042.2 in) of rainfall between August 1860 and July 1861 and the maximum amount of rainfall in a single month (9,300mm) in July 1861.

Which places receive heavy rainfall?

The highest rainfall place receive rains due to the monsoon of the Bay of Bengal and Arabian sea branch. Top five places with the highest average annual rainfall in the country are Mawsynram and Cherrapunji in Meghalaya,Amboli in Maharashtra,Agumbe in Karnataka and Neriamangalam in Kerala.

Where does the heaviest rainfall occur?

The world’s highest rainfall occurs in (i) Mumbai (ii) Asansol (iii) Mawsynram

  • On taking the average annual rainfall, Mawsynram situated in the state of Meghalaya, India is considered as the wettest place, with approximately 11,873 mm (467 in) of rain per annum.
  • The word Meghalaya means ‘land of the clouds’

Which city has most rain?

Mawsynram (/ˈmɔːsɪnˌrʌm/) is a town in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya state in Northeastern India, 60.9 kilometres from Shillong. Mawsynram receives the highest rainfall in India.

Mawsynram.

Māwsynrām
Coordinates:25.28°N 91.35°ECoordinates:25.28°N 91.35°E
Country India
State Meghalaya
District East Khasi Hills

Does it rain everyday in Mawsynram?

For years, two villages have claimed the title as the wettest place on earth. Mawsynram and Cherrapunji are just 10 miles apart, but Mawsynram beats its competitor by a mere 4 inches of rainfall. Although it doesn’t rain all day in Meghalaya, it does rain every day, Chapple told weather.com.

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Which place is hottest in India?

Churu currently is the hottest place in the country with a maximum temperature of 42.1 degrees Celsius. Followed by Pilani, again in Rajasthan with a maximum temperature of 41.7 degrees Celsius. Sawai Madhopur is at third with mercury there reaching 41.6 degrees Celsius.

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