Cite

Greatest Rainfalls

Find a list of the greatest rainfalls in the world by time period, from one minute to one year.

 
 PlaceDateInchesCentimeters
1 minuteUnionville, MD, USAJuly 4, 19561.233.12
60 minutesHolt, MO, USAJune 22, 194712.030.5
12 hoursFoc-Foc, La RéunionJan. 7–8, 196645.0114.0
24 hoursFoc-Foc, La RéunionJan.7–8 , 196671.8182.5
48 hoursCherrapunji, IndiaJune 15–16, 199598.15249.3
72 hoursCratére Commerson, La RéunionFeb. 24–26, 2007154.7392.9
96 hoursCratére Commerson, La RéunionFeb. 24–27, 2007191.7486.9
12 monthsCherrapunji, IndiaAug. 1860–July 18611,042.02,647.0

 

 

World and U.S. Extremes of Climate
 
World and U.S. Extremes of Climate