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US Precipitation Map

US Precipitation Map

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How much rain falls in the United States? Take a close look at this US precipitation map to see where it falls the most and least.

The first thing you’ll notice is that precipitation varies widely across the United States. If you look at somewhere like Death Valley in California, there is as little as 2.3 inches per year. But Mount Waialeale in Hawaii receives the most precipitation at a high of 460 inches!

At a state level, Nevada is the driest state with an average annual precipitation of 9.5 inches. But the islands of Hawaii are the wettest in the United States receiving as much as 70.3 inches of rainfall.

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