Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, January 1937

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1937
1-Month
5.68"
(144.27mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1986
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
Dec 1936–Jan 1937
2-Month
8.58"
(217.93mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1950
Nov 1936–Jan 1937
3-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1936 1977
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Ties: 1988
Oct 1936–Jan 1937
4-Month
14.04"
(356.62mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1936 1905
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1950
Sep 1936–Jan 1937
5-Month
20.74"
(526.80mm)
13.49"
(342.65mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1936 1940
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Aug 1936–Jan 1937
6-Month
23.46"
(595.88mm)
16.99"
(431.55mm)
6.47"
(164.33mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1936 1954
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Jul 1936–Jan 1937
7-Month
24.64"
(625.86mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1936 1954
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1916
Jun 1936–Jan 1937
8-Month
26.33"
(668.78mm)
24.68"
(626.87mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1936 1954
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1994
May 1936–Jan 1937
9-Month
28.41"
(721.61mm)
28.76"
(730.50mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1916
Apr 1936–Jan 1937
10-Month
30.81"
(782.57mm)
32.46"
(824.48mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1935 1902
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Mar 1936–Jan 1937
11-Month
32.43"
(823.72mm)
35.55"
(902.97mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Feb 1936–Jan 1937
12-Month
34.30"
(871.22mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Aug 1935–Jan 1937
18-Month
49.18"
(1,249.17mm)
54.44"
(1,382.78mm)
-5.26"
(-133.61mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1935 1964
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020
Feb 1935–Jan 1937
24-Month
74.60"
(1,894.84mm)
74.84"
(1,900.94mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1936 1964
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2010
Feb 1934–Jan 1937
36-Month
108.55"
(2,757.17mm)
112.24"
(2,850.90mm)
-3.69"
(-93.73mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1936 1902
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2011
Ties: 1934
Feb 1933–Jan 1937
48-Month
141.85"
(3,602.99mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-7.79"
(-197.87mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1934 1957
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2012
Feb 1932–Jan 1937
60-Month
177.28"
(4,502.91mm)
187.04"
(4,750.82mm)
-9.76"
(-247.91mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/