Saturday, September 1, 2012

All India SWM Rainfall Toppers - 01.06.12 to 31.08.12 - Cherrapunji maintain lead, Agumbe and Kollur are still in race.

It is 90 days into the monsoon, the lead of Cherrapunji of nearly is around 2700 mm. In 2011, we had 77 stations which crossed 4000 mm mark till 31st August. This year the list has gotten shrunken to just 30 stations. Apart from Cherrapunji, only HRF places from two states (Maharashtra 12 stations and Karnataka 17 stations) are in the list.

The 2011 link till 31.08.2011 is here - 2011 similar period rankings

Rainfall in mm (Minimum of 4000 mm)
  1. Cherrapunji (Meghalaya) - 8353
  2. Agumbe (Karnataka) - 5625
  3. Kollur (Karnataka) - 5481
  4. Kogar (Karnataka) - 5287
  5. Kitwade (Maharashtra) - 5095
  6. Amboli (Maharashtra) - 4976
  7. Dajipur (Maharashtra) - 4962
  8. Tamini Ghat (Maharashtra) - 4710
  9. Amgaon (Karnataka) - 4675 (till August 21st)
  10. Gaganbawda (Maharashtra) - 4505
  11. Patgaon (Maharashtra) - 4445
  12. Sangameshwar (Maharashtra) - 4436
  13. Dawadi Ghat (Maharashtra) - 4430
  14. Mulshi Dam (Maharashtra) - 4415
  15. Albadi (Karnataka) - 4412 
  16. Kerekatte (Karnataka) - 4404
  17. Mahabaleshwar (Maharashtra) - 4334
  18. Shiragaon Ghat (Maharashtra) - 4310
  19. Bandal (Karnataka) - 4297
  20. Nilkund (Karnataka) - 4287
  21. Kasari (Maharashtra) - 4250
  22. Kanakumbi (Karnataka) - 4240
  23. Gavali (Karnataka) - 4207 (till August 18th)
  24. Castle Rock (Karnataka) - 4177
  25. Sitanadi (Karnataka) - 4144
  26. Talacauvery (Karnataka) - 4117
  27. Kerveshe (Karnataka) - 4095 
  28. Mulikar (Karnataka) - 4091
  29. Arendur (Karnataka) - 4054
  30. Hosakere (Karnataka) - 4000
 The state wise top 5 places. This covers only the states which has Heavy Rainfall Stations (HRF).

State-wise Toppers (Rainfall in mm)

Meghlaya
  1. Cherrapunji  - 8353
  2. Williamnagar - 2720
  3. Jowai - 2320
  4. Baghmara - 1910
  5. Nongostin - 1700
 Arunachal Pradesh
  1. Passighat - 3218
  2. Tuting - 2110
  3. Tirap - 2070
  4. Tezu - 2010
  5. Itanagar - 2000
Assam
  1. Gossaigaon - 2700
  2. Kokrajhar - 2320
  3. Kajalgaon - 2240
  4. Chouldhowaghat - 2150
  5. Dhubri - 1810
West Bengal
  1. Gazoldoba - 3360
  2. Chepan - 3150
  3. Hasimara - 3050
  4. Barobhisa - 2950
  5. Kumargram - 2930
Maharashtra
  1. Kitwade - 5095
  2. Amboli - 4976
  3. Dajipur - 4962
  4. Tamini Ghat - 4710
  5. Gaganbawda - 4505
Maharashtra (Ghats)
  1. Tamini - 4710
  2. Dawdi - 4430 
  3. Shirgaon - 4310
  4. Navaja - 3830
  5. Phopoli - 3620
Goa
  1. Valpoi - 3451
  2. Pernem - 3222
  3. Quepem - 3001
  4. Sanguem - 2660
  5. Mapusa - 2500
 Karnataka
  1. Agumbe - 5625
  2. Kollur -5481
  3. Kogar - 5287
  4. Amgaon - 4675 (till August 21st)
  5. Albadi - 4412 
Kerala
  1. Vadakara - 2540
  2. Neeriamangalam - 2380
  3. Kudulu - 2310
  4. Hosdurg - 1850
  5. Kannur and Piravom -1840
Himachal Pradesh
  1. Dharamsala - 3056
  2. Kangra - 2233
  3. Sirmaur - 1745
  4. Hamirpur - 1300
  Tamil Nadu
  1. Devala - 2350
  2. Chinnakallar - 2150
  3. Sholayar - 1880
  4. Valparai - 1760
  5. Upper Bhavani - 1150
Sikkim
  1. Ranipool - 2282
  2. Gangtok - 2104
  3. Tadong - 1740
  4. Lengpui - 1113
Orissa
  1. Deogaon -  2073
  2. Laikera - 2032
  3. Burla - 1801
  4. Jamadarpalli - 1768
  5. Hirakud - 1757
 Mizoram
  1. Lowngtlai - 1550
  2. Hnahthial - 1513
  3. Saiha - 1420
Many visitors have requested to include the driest places toppers. I have tried my best collect information from reliable sources. Here is the list (Gujarat and Tamil Nadu tops the chart)

Driest Toppers Rainfall in mm Cut-off (less than 50 mm) 
  1. Pamban (Tamil Nadu) - 0 
  2. Abdasa (Gujarat) - 0 
  3. Nakhatrana (Gujarat) - 0
  4. Bhuj (Gujarat) - 3
  5. Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu) -7
  6. Bhachau (Gujarat) - 10 
  7. Palayamkottai (Tamil Nadu) -12
  8. Lakhpat (Gujarat) -13
  9. Naliya (Gujarat) -14
  10. Coimbatore AP (Tamil Nadu) - 17
  11. Mandvi (Gujarat) -19
  12. Dhrol (Gujarat) - 19 
  13. Okha (Gujarat) -23
  14. Jeur (Maharashtra) - 23
  15. Mundra (Gujarat) - 24
  16. Jat   (Maharashtra) - 42
  17. Halvad (Gujarat) - 38 
  18. Kandla (Gujarat) -39
  19. Shrigonda (Maharashtra) - 42  

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