The rainiest cities in the world, in that better to go with an umbrella
From the bustling concrete jungle to exotic cities, these cities do not get used to the precipitation. While many of us in this weather, prefer to close all windows and doors and hide under a warm blanket with an interesting book, the inhabitants of these cities always damp do not think twice before putting on a raincoat and go on their usual business.
Regardless of people's attitudes to the rain, there is no doubt how important this is for our planet. So get ready to pull the rubber boots and walk through the puddles, going to the 25 rainy cities, where you really want to have an umbrella!
25. Manchester (Manchester), England, United Kingdom
Maybe he is not so rainy in terms of rainfall, as some other British cities, but in Manchester, on average, 140-150 rainy days per year. Going back to grab a raincoat - Manchester would hardly have deserved their "crude" reputation as a solar city.
24. Cochin (Kochi), India
This major port city in the south of India is under the influence of the tropical monsoon climate and high temperatures throughout the year. It drops about 3,000 mm of rain a year, the overwhelming number of which falls between May and October.
23. Taipei (Taipei), Taiwan
Taipei - it is usually warm and sunny city with little rainfall, which pass quickly, giving way to blue sky. However, not hurt vigilant when visiting the city between July and September: Taiwan falls 3-4 typhoons each year, and only a few months here can drop to 2500 mm of rainfall.
22. Juneau (Juneau), Alaska, USA
Bad weather, which is often installed in the largest city in Alaska, due to its location at the bottom of the valley. If you like mountains, taiga, rain, snow and cold, this city surely you will like it, but if you like sunny weather ... it's probably not very much.
21. Köln (Cologne), Germany
Cologne, one of the warmest cities in Germany, is no stranger to the light rain. On average, during the year, rain falls here more than 150 days a year, so the city is one of the rainiest in Germany, and because of its proximity to the river Rhine and it is still most at risk of flooding.
20. Glasgow (Glasgow), Scotland, United Kingdom
Although the weather in Glasgow can be quite unpredictable, the only thing you can usually count because it is the rain. With almost 170 rainy days per year, this Scottish city holds the record for the number of them among all the cities in the UK.
19. Amsterdam (Amsterdam), Netherlands
His pretty cool climate that persists regardless of the season, Amsterdam owes its proximity to the North Sea. On average, the city falls about 750 mm of rainfall annually, but the rain can go whenever you want, regardless of the time of year, and often starts quite suddenly.
18. Tokyo (Tokyo), Japan
Most of the year the weather in Tokyo is ideal for walking, to enjoy the beautiful scenery. However, with the arrival of summer in the city is getting hot and damp. The rainy season usually lasts from June to October, and during this time the city falls more rainfall.
17. Seattle (Seattle), Washington, USA
Do not wait for showers. Despite its reputation as one of the rainiest cities in America, Seattle receives only about 1000 mm of rainfall a year. Reputation is not entirely deserved, so where Seattle does not get in precipitation, it compensates for the number of rainy days.
16. Brussels (Brussels), Belgium
Going to Brussels, which is under the influence of the same climate as London or Amsterdam, you have to be prepared for the fact that he will meet you overcast skies and mild, misty rain. Being in this city is never hurt to have an umbrella, even if the rain is not expected on the weather forecast.
15. Hilo (Hilo), Hawaii, USA
Located on the largest island of Hawaii, Hilo boasts an average annual precipitation equal to 3300 mm, and almost 280 rainy days per year. The tropical climate and a significant amount of rainfall make this city one of the rainiest in the United States.
14. New York (New York), USA
Although usually it does not fall more than 1300 mm of rainfall per year, New York City, however, is a rainy city 120 days a year. Megalopolis also is the most northerly large city which has a humid subtropical climate.
13. Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
The annual quantity of precipitation in Hong Kong, varies between 1000-3000 mm. However, the overwhelming number of accounts for the period from May to September, the frequent storms and typhoons.
12. Bergen (Bergen), Norway
received nearly 2300 mm of precipitation each year, Bergen is one of the rainiest cities in the Nordic countries. He is also the one of the warmest in Scandinavia due to its proximity to the Gulf Stream and the surrounding mountains from the north.
11. New Orleans (New Orleans), Louisiana, USA
Surrounded by the Mississippi River on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other hand, New Orleans almost as synonymous with water, both with beautiful architecture and unbridled partying. The city could fall more than 1500 mm of rainfall per year, and summer is here, as is known, are hot and damp. Location and low-lying New Orleans doing incredibly susceptible to hurricanes and floods.
10. Monrovia (Monrovia), Liberia
Monrovia is the rainy capital of the world: it falls on average 5100 mm of rainfall per year, and the number of rainy days in a year is equal to 180-ty. The rainy season lasts from May to December, while rainfall, even in the driest months of the year.
9. Singapore (Singapore)
At only 1, 5 degrees north of the equator, Singapore is not particularly seasonal temperature fluctuations. What characterizes it, because these are two monsoon seasons, separated by short periods. Thunderstorms in Singapore - a common occurrence: every year there falls more than 2300 mm of rainfall.
8. Podgorica (Podgorica), Montenegro
The capital and largest city of Montenegro, Podgorica is known for its terribly hot summer. However, in winter the Mediterranean city differs loss quite a lot of rainfall. With annual rainfall over 1650 mm only in the rainy season, the city is unlikely to be one of those on the streets you want to be caught rain, especially in November or December.
7. Vancouver (Vancouver), British Columbia, Canada
Due to the Rocky Mountains, Vancouver is well protected from the harsh, snowy winters typical of the rest of Canada, but the mountains can not stop the rain. In the rainy third Canadian city - about 160 rainy days every year. Despite this, the summer is surprisingly warm and dry.
6. Mobile (Mobile), Alabama, USA
The third in the list of the most populous towns in the state, Mobil characterized by the level of rainfall is 1500 mm per year, making it the rainiest city in the lower 48 states, except Alaska.
5. Kirkwall (Kirkwall), Scotland, United Kingdom
Kirkwall is located off the northern coast of Scotland in the Orkney Islands (Oarkney Islands), being the capital and most populous city. Like the rest of Scotland, Kirkwall distinguishes cool summers, mild winters and plenty of rain, which is the result of its maritime climate.
4. Tully (Tully), Queensland, Australia
Located off the coast of cassowaries (Cassowary Coast) in the Queensland town of Tully different tropical climate, which causes cyclones and monsoons during the three months of the year - from January to March. In 2003, the city erected an 8-meter statue of the golden rubber boot as a monument to the city with a humid climate and a record annual rainfall.
3. Whittier (Whittier), Alaska, USA
In this isolated town in Alaska, which was originally built for use by the military, it is practically impossible to get there except by boat or train. There are almost 200 rainy days per year and an annual rainfall equal to 7600 mm. The town is probably the most rainy in the United States.
2. Quibdo (Quibdó), Colombia
Because of the climate of tropical rainforests and the location near the Andes, in Quibdo, almost every day of the rain. Given the constant and intense storms, residents of this small municipality can count on in the morning sunlight only for a few hours.
1. Copenhagen (Copenhagen), Denmark
with an average annual number of rainy days is 180, this diverse city has a mild and temperate climate all year round. Tourists who wish to avoid the rain should come here in February, March and April ... well, raincoat and an umbrella to pack in a suitcase will still not be superfluous.