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Top 10 Driest Places In The World

Wow! I didn’t expect that place to be #1.

Summer can be a fun season for most of us as it is the perfect time to go outdoors and do a lot of activities with friends and loved ones. If you’re a big fan of dry, hot weather then you might be surprised to know that there are places in the world where it’s always sunny and rain rarely comes. In fact there are some areas where rain hasn’t fallen in millions of years.

Scroll down below as we share with you the Top 10 Driest Places In The World starting with #10 down to #1.

#10: Aoulef, Algeria

#10: Aoulef, Algeria

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To begin with, Algeria is already known as a dry country. It gets even worse, however, when you get to Aoulef where it’s blazing hot since the small town is just a few miles away from the desert. Average rainfall in the area is at 0.48 inch every year.

#9. Pelican Point, Namibia

 #9. Pelican Point, Namibia

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Meanwhile in Pelican Point, average rainfall per year is even lower since it’s only at 0.32 inch annually. What makes the place unique is that it is a popular surfing spot.

#8. Iquique, Chile

#8. Iquique, Chile

Source: NASA/GSFC

Also situated near a desert – the legendary Atacama Desert – rain usually falls only between January and February in Iquique. When it does, they only get an average of 0.2 inch of rainfall each year.

#7. Wadi Halfa, Sudan

#7. Wadi Halfa, Sudan

Source: NASA

Ever heard about the Sahara Desert? Well, Wadi Halfa is at the center of that. This desert town only gets about 0.096 inches of rainfall annually.

#6. Ica, Peru

#6. Ica, Peru

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Meanwhile over at Peru, the dry region of Ica only averages at 0.09 inch in terms of yearly rainfall. This, however, wasn’t always the case. Besides, scientists discovered penguin fossils in the area which confirms it wasn’t always dry in the area.

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