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Kericho, Kenya (Africa) has a good 130 days of hailstorms each year. Ironically, the city lies only 50 miles south of the equator [source]. The hail is more believable after understanding that Kericho stands a mile and a half above sea level. The topography of the land also aids to updrafts of cold air. Updrafts dip the somewhat-fallen hail back into the storm where it grows like a dipped candle. At higher altitudes, like Kericho, hail has less of a chance of melting before impact.
Golf-ball and baseball sized hail is more common in places like Middle America (hail alley) [source].
Other hailstorm prone areas include India, Russia, China, and Italy [source].


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