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Old 10-03-2012, 11:52 PM
 
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Which cities have the most precipitation days in each continent?

Ya'an City is called the "Rain City" in China, with 213.2 precipitation days per year.
The quantity of annual precipitation is large but not outstanding : 1692.5mm.
Ya'an - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


I suppose there are many rainy cities in Europe.
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Old 10-04-2012, 12:23 AM
 
Location: Leeds, UK
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Old 10-04-2012, 12:43 AM
 
Location: White House, TN
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Bergen is my dream climate. But with 15F warmer summers and 10F cooler winters.
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Old 10-04-2012, 01:17 AM
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Stornoway has over 260 rainy days per year, double the number of wet days in London!
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Old 10-04-2012, 01:51 AM
 
Location: Wellington and North of South
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The 0.1mm thresholds quoted here in the Wikipedia entry are not that useful for me. To avoid spurious readings from condenstaion/drip etc. a cutoff of at least 0.5mm is better - and 1.0mm is better still in my view.
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Old 10-04-2012, 02:54 AM
 
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A day with any rain falling should be counted.
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Old 10-04-2012, 03:50 AM
 
Location: Wellington and North of South
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A day with any rain falling should be counted.
It can be hard to track very short duration small falls. As far as I am concerned "wet" (1.0mm or more) days rather than "rain" days gives me a much better basis for comparison. Instruments used now generally cannot register less than 0.2mm anyway.
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Old 10-04-2012, 05:34 AM
 
Location: Perth, Western Australia
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Suva, Fiji has 239 raindays per year.

Climatological Normals of Suva

Hilo, Hawaii sees 274 days a year over 0.2mm / 0.01". According to HKO it has 235 days a year over 1mm.
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Old 10-04-2012, 05:36 AM
 
Location: Yorkshire, England
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Quibdo has 304 according to this, but I don't know the threshold used:

Quibdó - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 10-04-2012, 04:42 PM
 
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
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Quibdo has 304 according to this, but I don't know the threshold used:

Quibdó - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sheesh! hat's an average of 27 mm on each rainday, so I doubt they'd be getting many days with < 1 mm. I think we have a winner.
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