Across the world, some locations see incredible amounts of rainfall each year. Most of the major U.S. cities that see higher rain amounts are located in the Southeast.
"There are a lot of sources for moisture there," said Accuweather.com Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski. "With the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean, and the Atlantic Ocean."
"It's also warm year round for those locations," he added.
These conditions come together to create ample rainfall amounts that create these large rain totals.
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Those traveling to, from or through the Pacific Northwest will face the highest threat of delayed travel this week.
Cold air, gusty winds and widespread showers are once again on tap across Germany on Sunday.
A chilly wind may pose challenges to runners on Sunday morning in the annual Philadelphia Marathon.
A slow-moving storm in the Mediterranean Sea will bring additional rounds of rain to Greece into Saturday night.
While chilly weather is predicted at times during the first few days, an overall pleasant weekend is in store for most locations.
Following a brief reprieve from rain, snow and wind in the Northwest, another system will move onshore on Sunday night.
Bitterly cold air with origins from northern Siberia will race across Alaska into the early week.
Skiers and snowboarders planning to hit the slopes during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend will want to give thanks to Mother Nature.