Top 10 world’s driest places

nature & geography

US is suffering from the worst period of drought since 1956. Everyone will face the consequences as crop yields in many regions are dropping as much as 50%, resulting in higher prices for wheat, corn, fruits et cetera. With an average annual rainfall of 20 – 25 inches in the midwest it’s a certainty that it will rain soon. That’s exactly what’s lacking for the places in our next list: top 10 world’s driest places!

Top 10 world’s driest places

  1. Aoulef, Algeria – 12.19 mm (0.48 in) per year
  2. Pelican Point, Namibia – 8.13 mm (0.32 in) per year
  3. Iquique, Chile – 5.08 mm (0.2 in) per year
  4. Wadi Halfa, Sudan – 2.45 mm (0.096 in) per year
  5. Ica, Peru – 2.29 mm (0.09 in) per year
  6. Luxor, Egypt – 0.862 mm (0.034 in) per year
  7. Aswan, Egypt – 0.861mm (0.0338 in) per year
  8. Al-Kufrah, Libya – 0.860 mm (0.0338 in) per year
  9. Arica, Chile – 0.761 mm (0.03 in) per year
  10. Dry Valleys, Antarctica – 0 mm ( 0 in) per year

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