Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, January 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1928
1-Month
1.08"
(27.43mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1925 1986
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1916
Dec 1927–Jan 1928
2-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1927 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1950
Nov 1927–Jan 1928
3-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1927 1977
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Oct 1927–Jan 1928
4-Month
12.55"
(318.77mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1927 1905
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1950
Sep 1927–Jan 1928
5-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
13.49"
(342.65mm)
4.19"
(106.42mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1926 1940
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Aug 1927–Jan 1928
6-Month
20.96"
(532.38mm)
16.99"
(431.55mm)
3.97"
(100.83mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1926 1954
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Ties: 2002
Jul 1927–Jan 1928
7-Month
24.39"
(619.51mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
3.76"
(95.51mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1926 1954
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1916
Jun 1927–Jan 1928
8-Month
28.17"
(715.52mm)
24.68"
(626.87mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1926 1954
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1994
May 1927–Jan 1928
9-Month
35.08"
(891.03mm)
28.76"
(730.50mm)
6.32"
(160.53mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1916
Apr 1927–Jan 1928
10-Month
41.95"
(1,065.53mm)
32.46"
(824.48mm)
9.49"
(241.05mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1927 1902
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010
Mar 1927–Jan 1928
11-Month
46.53"
(1,181.86mm)
35.55"
(902.97mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1927 1931
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Feb 1927–Jan 1928
12-Month
47.96"
(1,218.18mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
10.53"
(267.46mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1927 1931
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Aug 1926–Jan 1928
18-Month
73.41"
(1,864.61mm)
54.44"
(1,382.78mm)
18.97"
(481.83mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1927 1964
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1926–Jan 1928
24-Month
91.46"
(2,323.08mm)
74.84"
(1,900.94mm)
16.62"
(422.14mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1927 1964
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Feb 1925–Jan 1928
36-Month
124.59"
(3,164.59mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
12.35"
(313.69mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1927 1902
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb 1924–Jan 1928
48-Month
159.23"
(4,044.44mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
9.59"
(243.58mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1927 1957
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Feb 1923–Jan 1928
60-Month
197.01"
(5,004.05mm)
187.04"
(4,750.82mm)
9.97"
(253.23mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1927 1957
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/