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