Special Report

States with the Most Rain

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10. South Carolina
> Average yearly rainfall: 48.0 inches
> Average monthly rainfall: 3.9 inches
> Rainiest time of year: 5.9 inches in August

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9. North Carolina
> Average yearly rainfall: 49.3 inches
> Average monthly rainfall: 4.0 inches
> Rainiest time of year: 5.2 inches in August

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8. Arkansas
> Average yearly rainfall: 49.6 inches
> Average monthly rainfall: 4.0 inches
> Rainiest time of year: 5.1 inches in May

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7. Georgia
> Average yearly rainfall: 50.1 inches
> Average monthly rainfall: 3.9 inches
> Rainiest time of year: 5.1 inches in July

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6. Tennessee
> Average yearly rainfall: 51.6 inches
> Average monthly rainfall: 4.1 inches
> Rainiest time of year: 4.8 inches in July

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