United States of America

The States

What is the driest state

Nevada averages only 7.5 inches (19 centimeters) of rainfall annually, making it the driest state in the union.

A catamaran shares the beach with bathers in Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii. This fiftieth American state consists of 122 islands altogether (photo by Paul A. Tucci).

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