Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, December 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1898
1-Month
1.46"
(37.08mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1896 1976
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1982
Nov–Dec 1898
2-Month
3.66"
(92.96mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1896 1976
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2015
Oct–Dec 1898
3-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1897 1904
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1985
Sep–Dec 1898
4-Month
12.45"
(316.23mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1897 1939
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 1926
Aug–Dec 1898
5-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1953
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1926
Jul–Dec 1898
6-Month
19.69"
(500.13mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
1.18"
(29.98mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1897 1953
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1993
Jun–Dec 1898
7-Month
24.17"
(613.92mm)
22.59"
(573.79mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1953
54th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
May–Dec 1898
8-Month
30.28"
(769.11mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1897 1953
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Apr–Dec 1898
9-Month
33.51"
(851.15mm)
30.39"
(771.91mm)
3.12"
(79.24mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1897 1901
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Mar–Dec 1898
10-Month
40.56"
(1,030.22mm)
33.48"
(850.39mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Feb–Dec 1898
11-Month
42.47"
(1,078.74mm)
35.34"
(897.64mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Ties: 1961
Jan–Dec 1898
12-Month
46.79"
(1,188.47mm)
37.47"
(951.74mm)
9.32"
(236.73mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1897 1901
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Jul 1897–Dec 1898
18-Month
59.36"
(1,507.74mm)
55.97"
(1,421.64mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1897 1953
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Jan 1897–Dec 1898
24-Month
82.50"
(2,095.50mm)
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1897 1964
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Jan 1896–Dec 1898
36-Month
118.45"
(3,008.63mm)
112.28"
(2,851.91mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1897 1964
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Ties: 1991
Jan 1895–Dec 1898
48-Month
149.60"
(3,799.84mm)
149.70"
(3,802.38mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
58th Driest Driest to Date 1956
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 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/