Top 10 U.S. Capital Cities That Get the Most Rain

Tallahassee, Florida — 59.23 inches:Although Florida is known as the Sunshine State, its capital city is among the rainiest in the nation. Tallahassee receives an average of 59.23 inches of precipitation each year. 

Raleigh, North Carolina — 46.58 inches:Raleigh ranks on the list of rainiest capital cities with an average annual rainfall of 46.58 inches.

Olympia, Washington — 50 inches:Located on the southern end of Puget Sound, Olympia is one of the nation’s rainiest capital cities with an average of 50 inches of precipitation each year. 

Nashville, Tennessee — 47.25 inches:While many of the country’s rainiest capital cities are located in coastal states, Nashville receives an average annual rainfall of 47.25 inches despite being landlocked. 

Montgomery, Alabama — 53.07 inches:Alabama is a southern state that borders the Gulf of Mexico. Its topography includes mountainous areas in the north and low-lying flatlands and coastal areas to the south. 

Little Rock, Arkansas — 49.57 inches:Little Rock is the largest city in Arkansas, and its climate is considered subtropical. During the winter, temperatures typically stay above 32 degrees Fahrenheit.

Jackson, Mississippi — 54.14 inches: The city sees a steady amount of rain throughout the year, with each month receiving around 4-5 inches. 

Columbia, South Carolina — 46.3 inches: Columbia typically sees 3-4 inches of rain each month, although June and July are the wettest months, each seeing at least five inches of rain each year.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana — 60.65 inches:The city sees an annual average of 60.65 inches of precipitation. June is Baton Rouge’s wettest month, typically receiving around 6.5 inches of rain.

Atlanta, Georgia — 49.74 inches:Atlanta sees an annual average of 49.74 inches of rain. Rainfall in the city is distributed throughout the year, but July is the wettest month, typically seeing over five inches of rain.

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