Climate at a Glance

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, December 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1939
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1930 1976
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1982
Nov–Dec 1939
2-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1933 1976
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2015
Oct–Dec 1939
3-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1917 1904
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1985
Sep–Dec 1939
4-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-6.03"
(-153.16mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1939
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1926
Aug–Dec 1939
5-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1917 1953
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1926
Jul–Dec 1939
6-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-4.84"
(-122.93mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1933 1953
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Jun–Dec 1939
7-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
22.59"
(573.79mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1933 1953
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2015
May–Dec 1939
8-Month
21.23"
(539.24mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1930 1953
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2015
Apr–Dec 1939
9-Month
26.17"
(664.72mm)
30.39"
(771.91mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1901
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2015
Mar–Dec 1939
10-Month
29.47"
(748.54mm)
33.48"
(850.39mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
Feb–Dec 1939
11-Month
32.74"
(831.60mm)
35.34"
(897.64mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
Ties: 1980
Jan–Dec 1939
12-Month
35.78"
(908.81mm)
37.47"
(951.74mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1936 1901
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Jul 1938–Dec 1939
18-Month
52.36"
(1,329.94mm)
55.97"
(1,421.64mm)
-3.61"
(-91.70mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1936 1953
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1927
Jan 1938–Dec 1939
24-Month
76.36"
(1,939.54mm)
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
1.47"
(37.33mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1937 1964
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
Jan 1937–Dec 1939
36-Month
112.96"
(2,869.18mm)
112.28"
(2,851.91mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1938 1964
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2010
Jan 1936–Dec 1939
48-Month
142.97"
(3,631.44mm)
149.70"
(3,802.38mm)
-6.73"
(-170.94mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jan 1935–Dec 1939
60-Month
184.26"
(4,680.20mm)
187.12"
(4,752.85mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1938 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/