Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, October 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1942
1-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1938 1964
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep–Oct 1942
2-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1940 1897
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Aug–Oct 1942
3-Month
8.55"
(217.17mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1940 1897
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1926
Jul–Oct 1942
4-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1940 1897
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Jun–Oct 1942
5-Month
18.87"
(479.30mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1940 1908
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
May–Oct 1942
6-Month
23.12"
(587.25mm)
21.59"
(548.39mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1940 1897
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Apr–Oct 1942
7-Month
25.64"
(651.26mm)
25.30"
(642.62mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1940 1988
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009
Mar–Oct 1942
8-Month
28.53"
(724.66mm)
28.39"
(721.11mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1988
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009
Feb–Oct 1942
9-Month
31.79"
(807.47mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1940 1988
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009
Jan–Oct 1942
10-Month
33.18"
(842.77mm)
32.38"
(822.45mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Dec 1941–Oct 1942
11-Month
34.78"
(883.41mm)
34.70"
(881.38mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Nov 1941–Oct 1942
12-Month
37.42"
(950.47mm)
37.45"
(951.23mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
May 1941–Oct 1942
18-Month
64.70"
(1,643.38mm)
59.01"
(1,498.85mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1941 1940
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2009
Nov 1940–Oct 1942
24-Month
77.89"
(1,978.41mm)
74.88"
(1,901.95mm)
3.01"
(76.46mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1964
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
Nov 1939–Oct 1942
36-Month
104.27"
(2,648.46mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
-8.00"
(-203.20mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 1901
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Nov 1938–Oct 1942
48-Month
141.60"
(3,596.64mm)
149.71"
(3,802.63mm)
-8.11"
(-205.99mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2011
Nov 1937–Oct 1942
60-Month
181.76"
(4,616.70mm)
187.11"
(4,752.59mm)
-5.35"
(-135.89mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/