Special lists

List Of The Top 10 countries By Average Annual Precipitation

Views: 32 | Updated On: | By Anish Jangir

Here is the list of the top 10 countries by average annual precipitation.

South American country Colombia tops the list, Colombia is known for its diverse climate and topography, which result in varying precipitation patterns across different regions. Generally, Colombia experiences high levels of precipitation throughout the year. The country's annual average precipitation ranges from approximately 1,000 millimeters (39 inches) to over 10,000 millimeters (394 inches) depending on the location.

In the coastal regions, such as the Pacific coast and the Caribbean coast, annual precipitation can be exceptionally high, often exceeding 3,000 millimeters (118 inches) in some areas. These regions are influenced by the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) and experience significant rainfall, especially during the wet season.

List of the top 10 countries by average annual precipitation

Rank Country Average precipitation (mm in depth per year) Continent
1 Colombia 3,240 South America
2 São Tomé and Príncipe 3,200 Africa
3 Papua New Guinea 3,142 Oceania
4 Solomon Islands 3,028 Oceania
5 Panama 2,928 North America
6 Costa Rica 2,926 North America
7 Samoa 2,880 Oceania
8 Malaysia 2,875 Asia
9 Brunei 2,722 Asia
10 Indonesia 2,702 Asia

Stay Tuned...

ListTop 10countryPrecipitationColombia

Leave a Comment