The India Meteorological Department (IMD) reported that Bengaluru broke the record for the most annual rainfall in history this year with a total rainfall measure of 1,704 mm.
South Interior Karnataka: According to IMD data, the south interior region of Karnataka received 1,403 mm of rainfall in 2021, with 1,319 mm being the next highest rainfall year. The total amount of rain that was recorded in 2022 up until November 21 was 1,590 mm. As a result, this year has already surpassed 2021’s record. Additionally, December is predicted to see more rain.
- Even RBI data highlights that 2022 has reported more rainfall than the previous year as of November 21.
Other records: Bengaluru also experienced its wettest June in a decade, coolest May day in ten years, wettest April in seven years, wettest July in fourteen years, and wettest September since 2014.