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All India SWM toppers from 01.06.2011 to 03.09.2011 (95 days). Rainfall in mm's (Min 3500 mm). Specially and meticulously prepared and sent to Vagaries by Pradeep John.

Kollur (Karnataka) - 6688

Agumbe (Karnataka) - 6659

Gaganbawada (Maharashtra) - 6074

Sangameshwar (Maharashtra) - 6036

Mahabaleshwar (Maharashtra) - 5541

Mulshi (Maharashtra) - 5516

Cherrapunji (Meghalaya) - 5216

Bhira (Maharashtra) - 5022

Radhanagri (Maharashtra) - 4900

Kadra (Karnataka) - 4766

Siddapura (Karnataka) - 4729

Gerosoppa (Karnataka) - 4718

Koyna (Maharashtra) - 4669

Lonavala (Maharashtra) - 4533

Gorkhana (Karnataka) - 4481

Tillari (Maharashtra) - 4425

Valpoi (Goa) - 4353

Chinna Kallar (Tamil Nadu) - 4334

Rajapur (Maharashtra) - 4287

Tulshi Lake (Maharashtra) - 4236

Ratnagiri (Maharashtra) - 4192

Mhasla (Maharashtra) - 4165

Bhagamandala (Karnataka) - 4139

Kankavli (Maharashtra) - 4124

Mandangad (Maharashtra) - 4110

Lanja (Maharashtra) - 4044

Karkala (Karnataka) - 3957

Quepem (Goa) - 3845

Bhatkal (Karnataka) - 3831

Vadakara (Kerala) - 3804

Sawantwadi (Maharashtra) - 3790

Honavar (Karnataka) - 3789

Chiplun (Maharashtra) - 3759

Walwand (Maharashtra) - 3732

Malvan (Maharashtra) - 3710

Sanguem (Goa) - 3689

Matheran (Maharashtra) - 3617

Kottigehara (Karnataka) - 3604

Bhatkal (Karnataka) - 3595

Udupi (Karnataka) - 3548

Poladur (Maharashtra) - 3540

Jawhar (Maharashtra) - 3515

Pawna (Maharashtra) - 3508

Ponda (Goa) - 3500

Canacona (Goa) - 3500

Sringeri (Karnataka) - 3500

Places such as Tamini, Hulikal, Nilkund, Mawsynarm, Amboli, Poochippara, Walakkad and Castle Rock would have also made above 3500 mm list.

Kollur in Karnataka is still managing to hang on with the number uno position. Agumbe and Kollur rainfall are so close and heavy, leaving all other way behind by around 600 mm. Out of the 95 monsoon days so far, Agumbe and Kollur have had 93 rainy days, while Mahabaleshwar comes second with 92 days of rainfall. The September rains are awesome, both these stations are moving towards 7000 mm mark. Exciting times ahead.

The World topper and the legend Cherrapunji is indeed having a bad year. Its way down on 7th with 5216 mm rainfall, It should have got around 7200 mm rainfall by now.

From Kerala and Tamil Nadu there are one station representing each state. Tamil Nadu have Chinna Kallar (4334 mm) and Kerala have Vadakara (3804 mm)


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