Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, April 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1898
1-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1896 1971
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Ties: 1928
Mar–Apr 1898
2-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1897 1915
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb–Apr 1898
3-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
8.66"
(219.96mm)
3.53"
(89.67mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1897 1895
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1945
Ties: 2013
Jan–Apr 1898
4-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
10.79"
(274.07mm)
5.72"
(145.28mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1895
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1950
Dec 1897–Apr 1898
5-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1950
Nov 1897–Apr 1898
6-Month
22.96"
(583.18mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
7.09"
(180.08mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1950
Oct 1897–Apr 1898
7-Month
23.42"
(594.87mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
4.76"
(120.91mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1897 1934
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1950
Sep 1897–Apr 1898
8-Month
24.41"
(620.01mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1940
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1927
Aug 1897–Apr 1898
9-Month
25.57"
(649.48mm)
25.65"
(651.51mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1896 1954
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1927
Jul 1897–Apr 1898
10-Month
29.08"
(738.63mm)
29.29"
(743.97mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1927
Jun 1897–Apr 1898
11-Month
33.67"
(855.22mm)
33.35"
(847.09mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1927
May 1897–Apr 1898
12-Month
35.52"
(902.21mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2016
Ties: 1917
Nov 1896–Apr 1898
18-Month
55.40"
(1,407.16mm)
53.30"
(1,353.82mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
73rd Driest Driest to Date 1902
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1994
May 1896–Apr 1898
24-Month
80.61"
(2,047.49mm)
74.87"
(1,901.70mm)
5.74"
(145.79mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1897 1915
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
May 1895–Apr 1898
36-Month
113.28"
(2,877.31mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
58th Driest Driest to Date 1902
65th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/