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Greatest observed point precipitation values for the world


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Duration Amount
(in)     (mm)
Location Lat
(deg)
Long
(deg)
Start date Ref
1-min 1.50 38 Barot, Guadeloupe, West Indies 16.25 -61.45 26 Nov 1970 1,3,4,6
1.23 31.2 Unionville, MD, USA 38.80 -76.13 4 Jul 1956 2,3,5
3-min 1.75 44 Haughton Grove, Jamaica 18.33 -77.98 30 Sep 1925 4
5-min 2.48 63 Porto Bello, Panama 9.55 -79.65 29 Nov 1911 4
8-min 4.96 126 Fussen, Bavaria, Germany 47.87 12.17 25 May 1920 1,4
15-min 7.8 198 Plumb Point, Jamaica 17.93 -76.78 12 May 1916 1,4
20-min 8.11 206 Curtea-de-Arges, Romania 45.12 24.42 7 Jul 1889 1,3,4
30-min 11.0 280 Sikeshugou, Hebei, China 41.78 117.93 3 Jul 1974 4
42-min 12.0 305 Holt, MO, USA 39.45 -94.33 22 Jun 1947 1,3,4
60-min 15.8* 401* Shangdi, Nei Monggol, China 42.27 119.13 3 Jul 1975 1,4
13.8* 351* Burnsville 6 WNW, WV, USA 38.88 -80.77 4 Aug 1943 4
12.0 305 Holt, MO, USA 39.45 -94.33 22 Jun 1947 2,3,5
12.0 305 Kilauea Sugar Plantation, Kauai, HI, USA 22.21 -159.41 24 Jan 1956 3,5
72-min 17.3 440 Gaoj, Gansu, China 34.85 104.67 12 Aug 1985 4
2-hr 19.3 489 Yujiawanzi, Nei Monggol, China 41.50 118.93 19 Jul 1975 4
2.5-hr 21.7 550 Bainaobao, Hebei, China 41.58 114.3 25 Jun 1972 4
2.75-hr 22.0 559 Woodward Ranch (D'Hanis), TX, USA 29.49 -99.38 31 May 1935 1,4
3-hr 28.5 724 Smethport, PA, USA 41.80 -78.43 18 Jul 1942 4
4.5-hr 30.8 782 Smethport, PA, USA 41.80 -78.43 18 Jul 1942 1,4
6-hr 33.1* 840* Muduocaidang, Nei Monggol, China 33.88 109.50 1 Aug 1977 1,4
32.7 830 Linzhuang, Henan, China 33.00 113.60 7 Aug 1975 8
9-hr 42.8 1087 Belouve, Réunion Island -21.00 55.50 28 Feb 1964 1,4
10-hr 55.1* 1400* Muduocaidang, Nei Monggol, China 33.88 109.5 1 Aug 1977 1,4
12-hr 55.1* 1400* Muduocaidang, Nei Monggol, China 33.88 109.5 1 Aug 1977 1,4
45.0 1144 Foc-Foc, Réunion Island -21.23 55.68 7 Jan 1966 2
18-hr 62.6 1589 Foc-Foc, Réunion Island -21.23 55.68 7 Jan 1966 4
18.5-hr 66.5 1689 Belouve, Réunion Island -21.00 55.50 28 Feb 1964 1,4
20-hr 66.8 1697 Foc-Foc, Réunion Island -21.23 55.68 7 Jan 1966 4
22-hr 70.1 1780 Foc-Foc, Réunion Island -21.23 55.68 7 Jan 1966 4
24-hr 71.9 1825 Foc-Foc, Réunion Island -21.23 55.68 7 Jan 1966 1,2,3,5
48-hr 98.1 2493 Cherrapunji, India 25.03 91.13 15 Jun 1995 2
72-hr 155 3929 Cratère Commerson, Réunion Island -21.21 55.64 24 Feb 2007 2,7
96-hr 194 4936 Cratère Commerson, Réunion Island -21.21 55.64 24 Feb 2007 2
5-day 196 4979 Cratère Commerson, Réunion Island -21.21 55.64 24 Feb 2007 7
6-day 200 5075 Cratère Commerson, Réunion Island -21.21 55.64 24 Feb 2007 7
7-day 213 5400 Cratère Commerson, Réunion Island -21.21 55.64 24 Feb 2007 7
8-day 217 5510 Cratère Commerson, Réunion Island -21.21 55.64 24 Feb 2007 7
9-day 217 5512 Cratère Commerson, Réunion Island -21.21 55.64 24 Feb 2007 7
10-day 224 5678 Cratère Commerson, Réunion Island -21.21 55.64 18 Jan 1980 4
11-day 234 5949 Cratère Commerson, Réunion Island -21.21 55.64 17 Jan 1980 4
12-day 234 5949 Cratère Commerson, Réunion Island -21.21 55.64 16 Jan 1980 4
13-day 239 6072 Cratère Commerson, Réunion Island -21.21 55.64 15 Jan 1980 4
14-day 239 6082 Cratère Commerson, Réunion Island -21.21 55.64 15 Jan 1980 4
15-day 240 6083 Cratère Commerson, Réunion Island -21.21 55.64 14 Jan 1980 4
1-month 366 9300 Cherrapunji, India 25.03 91.13 1 Jul 1861 1,3,4,5
2-month 503 12767 Cherrapunji, India 25.03 91.13 1 Jun 1861 1,4
3-month 644 16369 Cherrapunji, India 25.03 91.13 1 May 1861 1,4
4-month 738 18738 Cherrapunji, India 25.03 91.13 1 Apr 1861 1,4
5-month 804 20412 Cherrapunji, India 25.03 91.13 1 Apr 1861 1,4
6-month 884 22454 Cherrapunji, India 25.03 91.13 1 Apr 1861 1,4
11-month 905 22990 Cherrapunji, India 25.03 91.13 1 Jan 1861 1,4
12-month 1042 26470 Cherrapunji, India 25.03 91.13 1 Aug 1860 1,2,3,4,5
2-year 1605 40768 Cherrapunji, India 25.03 91.13 1 Jan 1860 1,4

Disclaimers: Some data are estimates. Not all data have been verified. "*" indicates questionable veracity. Coordinates are approximate.


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