Gujarat recorded rainfall of 84.25% in 2022, which is the highest in the last eight years. In 2021, the state received only 36.84% of the season’s average rainfall with 12.18 inches till August 14. Thus, Gujarat experienced twice the rain in 2022 compared to the previous years. In 41 talukas of the state, there have been more than 40 inches of rainfall.
The Kutch district of Gujarat received the highest rainfall of 135% on average. In 2021, Kutch recorded 14.51 inches of rain at 32%. Moreover, the Meteorological department recorded 94% of monsoon with 55 inches in South Gujarat, 79% with 21.12 inches in Saurashtra, 75% with 21.15 inches in North Gujarat and 73% with 23 inches in East Central region.
In districts of Gujarat, Valsad leads the table with 91 inches. Furthermore, Dang has recorded 77 inches, Navsari has 70 inches, and the Narmada region has 53 inches of rainfall. Moreover, some districts of Gujarat, like Kaprada and Dharampur, have received more than 100 inches.
There are six districts in Gujarat, Kutch, Gir Somnath, Devbhoomi Dwarka, Porbandar, Narmada, and Valsad, with more than 100% of the season’s rainfall. In the Ahmedabad district, the city received around 56% rainfall with 15.27 inches. The highest rainfall recorded in Ahmedabad was 94% and 29.37 inches. On the other hand, Sanand received the lowest rainfall with 32% and only 10.07 inches.