Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, October 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1938
1-Month
1.31"
(33.27mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-1.48"
(-37.60mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1924 1964
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Ties: 1992
Sep–Oct 1938
2-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1924 1897
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1941
Ties: 1974
Aug–Oct 1938
3-Month
7.85"
(199.39mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1935 1897
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1926
Jul–Oct 1938
4-Month
12.59"
(319.79mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1937 1897
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1993
Jun–Oct 1938
5-Month
17.74"
(450.60mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1937 1908
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1993
May–Oct 1938
6-Month
22.89"
(581.41mm)
21.59"
(548.39mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1937 1897
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1993
Apr–Oct 1938
7-Month
26.01"
(660.65mm)
25.30"
(642.62mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1937 1988
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2009
Mar–Oct 1938
8-Month
31.67"
(804.42mm)
28.39"
(721.11mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1937 1988
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2009
Feb–Oct 1938
9-Month
34.08"
(865.63mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1937 1988
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2009
Jan–Oct 1938
10-Month
36.59"
(929.39mm)
32.38"
(822.45mm)
4.21"
(106.94mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1937 1901
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Dec 1937–Oct 1938
11-Month
38.69"
(982.73mm)
34.70"
(881.38mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1901
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Nov 1937–Oct 1938
12-Month
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
37.45"
(951.23mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1937 1901
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1993
May 1937–Oct 1938
18-Month
60.00"
(1,524.00mm)
59.01"
(1,498.85mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1937 1940
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2009
Nov 1936–Oct 1938
24-Month
78.36"
(1,990.34mm)
74.88"
(1,901.95mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1937 1964
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2009
Nov 1935–Oct 1938
36-Month
109.00"
(2,768.60mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1936 1901
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010
Nov 1934–Oct 1938
48-Month
151.73"
(3,853.94mm)
149.71"
(3,802.63mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011
Ties: 1905
Nov 1933–Oct 1938
60-Month
179.32"
(4,554.73mm)
187.11"
(4,752.59mm)
-7.79"
(-197.86mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/