The most rainy city in Russia
Every year our Land is shed 520 trillion tons of water, and immediately raises the question, where is the most rainwater? Going to one of these cities, don’t forget to bring rubber boots and an umbrella.
The most rainy cities of Russia
According to hydrometeorological University will consider a rating of «raw» cities of Russia, from the least rainy.
1. The City Of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
It is a city since 1905, is the administrative center of the Sakhalin region in Russia. It is located in the South-Eastern side of the island.
The summers are very hot, and in winter due to the lack of strong winds is dominated by the snowy winter under the influence of the Siberian anticyclone. Summers are quite humid and rainy. Rainfall is 864 mm. In Bay city most precipitation falls — 990 mm Minimum precipitation occurs in February, only 35 mm. the surrounding area is inherent in prolonged and frequent blizzards. In 1977 had the highest air temperature + 40 C., In 1981, was recorded a powerful Typhoon that brought 320 mm of precipitation.
In winter North winds and spring cyclones provoke the arrival of strong winds, but the rainfall is sufficiently small. Maximum rainfall in September is 117 mm. in Summer, unable to dominate the southern and Northern winds increased the nebula. Coldest month of the year is January, temperature is 14C. In winter it is possible to observe easy to thaw to +10 C. the Weather in most cases is very variable. Spring can be quite long and cool, due to the influence of winds from the sea of Okhotsk.
2. The City Of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
A city in Russia are surrounded by hills, is the administrative center of the Kamchatka region with average annual rainfall is 1166 mm. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy is considered a security post of Russia on the Kamchatka Peninsula. The city is amazing for its history and location. It is located on the shore of the Avacha Bay of the Pacific ocean, but refers to the base of the Russian Pacific fleet. Here there is a significant elevation change and is 513,6 meters, the climate is monsoon-sea. Smooth roads are hardly found, the terms of some descents and ascents.
Most of the precipitation occurs during autumn and winter. Summers are quite hot, quite comfortable. In 1995, the record was recorded in the amount of precipitation was 182 mm and 19 Nov 2012 this figure reached 130 mm. In 2010 it was the maximum amount of precipitation for the month-446 mm. was Quite abundant and October 2012, the figure had risen to 404 mm, the Most precipitation occurs in fall and winter. About the onset of winter heralds snow on the hilltops. Very often the town is immersed in the milk mist.
3. The VILLAGE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk
This urban village, located on Kunashir island, South Kuril Islands. It has a population of 7196 people and has an annual rainfall of 1250 mm in the form of snow. The village belongs to the region of the far North. The climate is dominated by monsoon here the least contrast of temperature fluctuations.
The warmest months are August, September, and July is not strange considered to be the third warmest month. But not strange in this latitude, October is warmer than July. The winter is soft, comfortable unlike other latitudes on this continent, is recognized as the coldest month – February. From the beginning of may the monsoon arrives and lasts till December, reaching its peak in September. Occupies an area of 1856 sq. km.
4. The City Of Sochi
Sochi is located in humid subtropical on the Northern border, so you can dominate the cold and frost. Due to the mountain ranges of the Caucasus, the city is well protected from the North winds. The sea helps moderate the local climate. Sometimes the cold air gets to the stretch of water of the Black sea, receiving the energy from the sun to heat water, thereby creating a strong convective cloud thunderstorms with the following.
The maximum rainfall is in winter. In winter aktiviziruyutsya cyclonic activity, come South cyclones, resulting in enhanced wind, precipitation and thunderstorms. The winter is very rainy and warm, and in summer the unbearable heat. Summer precipitation is short, but sometimes a move to long rainfalls. The annual rainfall is 1644 mm. In 1888 it was observed maximum rainfall -2835 mm.
The average annual temperature level at 14.2 Seconds. The warmer month is August, average temperature in 24 of cold is January. In 2000 was recorded the highest temperature, raises the temperature of 39.4 Seconds.
5. Severo-Kurilsk – the most rainy city in Russia
- Rainfall reaches 1800 mm per year under the influence of cyclones coming from the Pacific ocean. This is the only peopled city among the huge island of Paramushir. The size of this area is 6 sq km, the number of settlers is 2500 inhabitants, is located nearby the volcano Ebeko. City streets are not many, city life is boiling on a busy street – Sakhalinsk, since it is:
- Local administration;
The climate is dominated by subtropical, marine, very heavy rains. Weather forecasters estimated a rainfall came to the thought that if to collect all the water that falls from the sky, it would be possible to fill an Olympic swimming pool in a short period of time. The warmest month is August, and February have the coldest winters. The fluctuations of temperatures during the year average is 16.4 °C. the air Humidity reaches 79%.
In conclusion, let’s consider a city in India that is breaking records for rainfall for the year.
The rainiest city in the world
In the Indian state of Meghalaya is the town of Cherrapunjee, rains which go all year round. This city is the rainiest in the world, located at an altitude of 1.3 km above sea level.
According to statistics, the average in this area falls 11777 mm of rain per year. The largest amount of precipitation for the year was recorded in 1980, 26470 mm. In July 1986, was marked by the wettest month, the rainfall amounted to 10,000 mm.
The climate is very peculiar first 5 months of continuous rains, which have left 7 months gradually replaced by drought. Due to heavy rains, the whole of the noble layer of soil is constantly washed away, so it’s hard to grow on her. In the period from November to February in this town is dominated by dry relatively cool climate. Average temperature of 11.5 °C and in January this mark reaches +21°C, the average temperature in this town +17,3 °C.
The inhabitants of this city could adapt to harsh weather conditions. One of the unusual methods of survival is the cultivation of rubber trees, whose roots are used as bridges. Due to this, fine roots, connected at the base, and upward in the right direction. When the roots reach the opposite Bank, they go again towards the ground. These bridges, even very resistant and can hold approximately 45 people. Every year, these bridges only become stronger as you add new roots.
So we should not lose heart when we have the window in the heavy rains. You imagine what life is like for people who live in the city Cherapunji, because they are forced to walk in rubber boots almost six months, feeling a constant fear of flooding.