Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, December 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1918
1-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1917 1976
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1982
Nov–Dec 1918
2-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1976
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2015
Ties: 1951
Oct–Dec 1918
3-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1917 1904
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1985
Sep–Dec 1918
4-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1939
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1926
Aug–Dec 1918
5-Month
16.53"
(419.86mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1917 1953
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1926
Jul–Dec 1918
6-Month
19.11"
(485.39mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1917 1953
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Jun–Dec 1918
7-Month
22.63"
(574.80mm)
22.59"
(573.79mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1917 1953
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2015
Ties: 1935
May–Dec 1918
8-Month
27.85"
(707.39mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1917 1953
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2015
Apr–Dec 1918
9-Month
33.14"
(841.76mm)
30.39"
(771.91mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1901
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2015
Mar–Dec 1918
10-Month
34.11"
(866.39mm)
33.48"
(850.39mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1917 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2009
Feb–Dec 1918
11-Month
35.69"
(906.53mm)
35.34"
(897.64mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1917 1930
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2009
Jan–Dec 1918
12-Month
38.04"
(966.22mm)
37.47"
(951.74mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1917 1901
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1993
Jul 1917–Dec 1918
18-Month
50.60"
(1,285.24mm)
55.97"
(1,421.64mm)
-5.37"
(-136.40mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1917 1953
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1927
Jan 1917–Dec 1918
24-Month
69.99"
(1,777.75mm)
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1917 1964
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2009
Jan 1916–Dec 1918
36-Month
106.96"
(2,716.78mm)
112.28"
(2,851.91mm)
-5.32"
(-135.13mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1915 1964
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2010
Jan 1915–Dec 1918
48-Month
148.76"
(3,778.50mm)
149.70"
(3,802.38mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1956
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2011
Jan 1914–Dec 1918
60-Month
176.99"
(4,495.55mm)
187.12"
(4,752.85mm)
-10.13"
(-257.30mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1917 1956
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 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/