Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, April 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1938
1-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1936 1971
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Mar–Apr 1938
2-Month
8.78"
(223.01mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1937 1915
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1973
Feb–Apr 1938
3-Month
11.19"
(284.23mm)
8.66"
(219.96mm)
2.53"
(64.27mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1937 1895
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1945
Jan–Apr 1938
4-Month
13.70"
(347.98mm)
10.79"
(274.07mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1937 1895
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1950
Dec 1937–Apr 1938
5-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1950
Nov 1937–Apr 1938
6-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1950
Oct 1937–Apr 1938
7-Month
20.83"
(529.08mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1950
Sep 1937–Apr 1938
8-Month
23.18"
(588.77mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1936 1940
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1927
Aug 1937–Apr 1938
9-Month
25.67"
(652.02mm)
25.65"
(651.51mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1954
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1927
Jul 1937–Apr 1938
10-Month
28.80"
(731.52mm)
29.29"
(743.97mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1927
Jun 1937–Apr 1938
11-Month
33.91"
(861.31mm)
33.35"
(847.09mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1927
May 1937–Apr 1938
12-Month
37.11"
(942.59mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2016
Nov 1936–Apr 1938
18-Month
55.47"
(1,408.94mm)
53.30"
(1,353.82mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1937 1902
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1994
May 1936–Apr 1938
24-Month
73.03"
(1,854.96mm)
74.87"
(1,901.70mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1915
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010
May 1935–Apr 1938
36-Month
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1936 1902
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
May 1934–Apr 1938
48-Month
148.25"
(3,765.55mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011
May 1933–Apr 1938
60-Month
177.44"
(4,506.98mm)
187.06"
(4,751.32mm)
-9.62"
(-244.34mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/