Geography

Mount Waialeale in the Hawaiian islands gets an annual rainfall of ________


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11430 cm


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Mount Waialeale in the Hawaiian islands gets an annual rainfall of $$11430mm$$
Waialeale is located at the southeastern edge of an extinct caldera that is now a plateau called Alakai Swamp. Shrouded in clouds, Waialeale is one of the world's wettest spots, averaging some $$450$$ inches ($$11,430 mm$$) of rainfall annually.
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