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Hey Donald. I'm a pluviophile! haha

I currently live in Brisbane, QLD, Australia - where we get an average of 300 days of sunshine a year, which I find a little sickening really.

I'm planning a re-location, and I'm trying to compile a list of cities all over the world with significant numbers of rain-days per year - preferably 180-200+..but the more the better. I was hoping you could help me by suggesting some places? I have a few so far, like Brussels in Belgium, a few cities on Canada's West coast etc.

If that rain is consistent throughout the year, that's a big plus. Ultimate big plus is if it was all of the above but also sub-tropical (though not full tropical). I prefer to avoid really cold areas if possible.

Look forward to hearing some suggestions, if you feel like providing any :)

Cheers!

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Hi Clancy

Here are a couple of lists and a map of the wettest (rainiest by amount) places :

http://www.wunderground.com/blog/weatherhistorian/the-wettest-places-in-the-worl

http://listdose.com/top-10-rainiest-places-on-earth/

http://www.top10stop.com/world/what-are-the-most-rainy-cities-in-the-world-top-1

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Rainiest_cities_in_world#slide1

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=349393

http://www.shaman-australis.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=36685  

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