CLI­MATE RECORDS

Science Illustrated - - CLIMATE -

Dri­est place:

The Antofa­gasta re­gion in the Ata­cama desert of Chile has not re­ceived any rain at all in the past 400 years.

Wettest place:

Mawsyn­ram, In­dia, gets 11,871 mm of pre­cip­i­ta­tion an­nu­ally.

Warm­est in­hab­ited place:

Fitzroy Cross­ing, Western Aus­tralia, has an an­nual av­er­age tem­per­a­ture of 35.6 de­grees.

Cold­est in­hab­ited place:

Eu­reka, Nu­navut, Canada, has an an­nual av­er­age tem­per­a­ture of mi­nus 19.7 de­grees.

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