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World record point precipitation measurements

Duration Amount (in) Amount (mm) Location Lat (deg) Lon (deg) Start date Ref
1-min 1.23 31 Unionville, Maryland, USA 38.8 -76.133 4 Jul 1956 4
3-min 1.75 44 Haughton Grove, Jamaica 18.333 -77.983 30 Sep 1925 5
5-min 2.48 63 Porto Bello, Panama 9.55 -79.65 29 Nov 1911 5
8-min 4.96 126 Fussen, Bavaria, Germany 47.867 12.167 25 May 1920 3,5
15-min 7.8 198 Plumb Point, Jamaica 17.933 -76.783 12 May 1916 3,5
20-min 8.1 206 Curtea-de-Arges, Romania 45.12 -24.42 7 Jul 1889 3,5
30-min 11.02 280 Sikeshugou, Hebei, China 41.783 117.933 3 Jul 1974 5
42-min 12 305 Holt, Missouri, USA 39.45 -94.333 22 Jun 1947 3,5
60-min 15.78* 401* Shangdi, Nei Monggol, China 42.267 119.133 3 Jul 1975 3,5
72-min 17.32 440 Gaoj, Gansu, China 34.85 104.667 12 Aug 1985 5
2-hr 19.25 489 Yujiawanzi, Nei Monggol, China 41.5 118.933 19 Jul 1975 5
2.5-hr 21.65 550 Bainaobao, Hebei, China 41.583 114.3 25 Jun 1972 5
2.75-hr 22 559 D'Hanis, Texas, USA 29.331 -99.28 31 May 1935 3,5
3-hr 28.50* 724* Smethport, Pennsylvania, USA 41.8 -78.43 18 Jul 1942 3
4.5-hr 30.79 782 Smethport, Pennsylvania, USA 41.8 -78.43 18 Jul 1942 3,5
6-hr 33.07* 840* Muduocaidang, Nei Monggol, China 38.883 109.5 1 Aug 1977 3,5
8-hr 41.34* 1050* Muduocaidang, Nei Monggol, China 38.883 109.5 1 Aug 1977 5
9-hr 42.79 1087 Belouve, La Réunion -21 55.5 28 Feb 1964 3,5
10-hr 55.12* 1400* Muduocaidang, Nei Monggol, China 38.883 109.5 1 Aug 1977 3,5
18-hr 62.56 1589 Foc-Foc, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 7 Jan 1966 5
18.5-hr 66.49 1689 Belouve, La Réunion -21 55.5 28 Feb 1964 3,5
20-hr 66.81 1697 Foc-Foc, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 7 Jan 1966 5
22-hr 70.08 1780 Foc-Foc, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 7 Jan 1966 5
1-day 71.85 1825 Foc-Foc, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 7 Jan 1966 2,3
2-day 97.13 2467 Auré re, La Réunion -21 55.433 7 Jan 1958 3
3-day 154.69 3929 Commerson, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 24 Feb 2007 2,5
4-day 191.69 4869 Commerson, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 24 Feb 2007 2,5
5-day 196.02 4979 Commerson, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 24 Feb 2007 5
6-day 199.8 5075 Commerson, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 24 Feb 2007 5
7-day 212.6 5400 Commerson, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 24 Feb 2007 5
8-day 216.93 5510 Commerson, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 24 Feb 2007 5
9-day 217.01 5512 Commerson, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 24 Feb 2007 5,6
10-day 223.54 5678 Commerson, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 18 Jan 1980 5,6
11-day 234.21 5949 Commerson, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 17 Jan 1980 5,6
12-day 234.21 5949 Commerson, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 16 Jan 1980 5,6
13-day 239.06 6072 Commerson, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 15 Jan 1980 5,6
14-day 239.45 6082 Commerson, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 15 Jan 1980 5,6
15-day 239.49 6083 Commerson, La Réunion -21.233 55.683 14 Jan 1980 5,6
1-month 366.14 9300 Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, India 25.3 91.7 1 Jul 1861 3,4,5,6
2-month 502.63 12767 Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, India 25.3 91.7 1 Jun 1861 3,5
3-month 644.44 16369 Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, India 25.3 91.7 1 May 1861 3,5
4-month 737.7 18738 Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, India 25.3 91.7 1 Apr 1861 3,5
5-month 803.62 20412 Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, India 25.3 91.7 1 Apr 1861 3,5
6-month 884.03 22454 Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, India 25.3 91.7 1 Apr 1861 3,5
11-month 905.12 22990 Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, India 25.3 91.7 1 Jan 1861 3,5
1-year 1041.78 26461 Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, India 25.3 91.7 1 Aug 1860 2,3,4,5,6
2-year 1605.05 40768 Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, India 25.3 91.7 1 Jan 1860 3,5
Disclaimers: Not all data have been verified. * indicates estimated value. Coordinates are approximate.


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