Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, April 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1903
1-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1902 1971
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Mar–Apr 1903
2-Month
7.15"
(181.61mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1902 1915
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1973
Feb–Apr 1903
3-Month
9.91"
(251.71mm)
8.66"
(219.96mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1902 1895
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1945
Jan–Apr 1903
4-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
10.79"
(274.07mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1902 1895
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1950
Dec 1902–Apr 1903
5-Month
14.43"
(366.52mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1950
Nov 1902–Apr 1903
6-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1950
Oct 1902–Apr 1903
7-Month
19.76"
(501.90mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1950
Ties: 1908, 1955
Sep 1902–Apr 1903
8-Month
23.83"
(605.28mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1902 1940
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1927
Aug 1902–Apr 1903
9-Month
28.59"
(726.19mm)
25.65"
(651.51mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1902 1954
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1927
Jul 1902–Apr 1903
10-Month
33.69"
(855.73mm)
29.29"
(743.97mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1902 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1927
Jun 1902–Apr 1903
11-Month
41.96"
(1,065.78mm)
33.35"
(847.09mm)
8.61"
(218.69mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1902 1934
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
May 1902–Apr 1903
12-Month
45.90"
(1,165.86mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1902 1931
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Nov 1901–Apr 1903
18-Month
58.25"
(1,479.55mm)
53.30"
(1,353.82mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1902 1902
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1994
May 1901–Apr 1903
24-Month
71.50"
(1,816.10mm)
74.87"
(1,901.70mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1915
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
Ties: 1900
May 1900–Apr 1903
36-Month
106.27"
(2,699.26mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1902 1902
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011
Ties: 1901
May 1899–Apr 1903
48-Month
139.09"
(3,532.89mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-10.55"
(-267.97mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1902 1956
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011
May 1898–Apr 1903
60-Month
177.77"
(4,515.36mm)
187.06"
(4,751.32mm)
-9.29"
(-235.96mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1957
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/