Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, April 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1918
1-Month
5.29"
(134.37mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1917 1971
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2011
Mar–Apr 1918
2-Month
6.26"
(159.00mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1916 1915
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1973
Feb–Apr 1918
3-Month
7.84"
(199.14mm)
8.66"
(219.96mm)
-0.82"
(-20.82mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1916 1895
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1945
Jan–Apr 1918
4-Month
10.19"
(258.83mm)
10.79"
(274.07mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1895
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1950
Dec 1917–Apr 1918
5-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
-2.07"
(-52.57mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1950
Ties: 1928
Nov 1917–Apr 1918
6-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1950
Oct 1917–Apr 1918
7-Month
14.53"
(369.06mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1950
Sep 1917–Apr 1918
8-Month
17.13"
(435.10mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
-5.02"
(-127.51mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1915 1940
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1927
Aug 1917–Apr 1918
9-Month
19.78"
(502.41mm)
25.65"
(651.51mm)
-5.87"
(-149.10mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1902 1954
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1927
Jul 1917–Apr 1918
10-Month
22.75"
(577.85mm)
29.29"
(743.97mm)
-6.54"
(-166.12mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1927
Jun 1917–Apr 1918
11-Month
28.12"
(714.25mm)
33.35"
(847.09mm)
-5.23"
(-132.84mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1915 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1927
May 1917–Apr 1918
12-Month
32.33"
(821.18mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2016
Nov 1916–Apr 1918
18-Month
46.44"
(1,179.58mm)
53.30"
(1,353.82mm)
-6.86"
(-174.24mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1915 1902
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1994
May 1916–Apr 1918
24-Month
67.85"
(1,723.39mm)
74.87"
(1,901.70mm)
-7.02"
(-178.31mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1915 1915
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2010
May 1915–Apr 1918
36-Month
113.96"
(2,894.58mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1902
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2011
May 1914–Apr 1918
48-Month
140.71"
(3,574.03mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-8.93"
(-226.83mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1917 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2011
May 1913–Apr 1918
60-Month
170.10"
(4,320.54mm)
187.06"
(4,751.32mm)
-16.96"
(-430.78mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1915 1957
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/