Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, October 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1945
1-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1941
Sep–Oct 1945
2-Month
9.23"
(234.44mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
2.94"
(74.67mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1944 1897
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Aug–Oct 1945
3-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1944 1897
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1926
Jul–Oct 1945
4-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1944 1897
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Jun–Oct 1945
5-Month
20.76"
(527.30mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1944 1908
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
May–Oct 1945
6-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
21.59"
(548.39mm)
4.54"
(115.31mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1897
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Apr–Oct 1945
7-Month
31.37"
(796.80mm)
25.30"
(642.62mm)
6.07"
(154.18mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1944 1988
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2009
Mar–Oct 1945
8-Month
37.76"
(959.10mm)
28.39"
(721.11mm)
9.37"
(237.99mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1944 1988
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2009
Feb–Oct 1945
9-Month
40.21"
(1,021.33mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1944 1988
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Jan–Oct 1945
10-Month
41.27"
(1,048.26mm)
32.38"
(822.45mm)
8.89"
(225.81mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1944 1901
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1993, 2019
Dec 1944–Oct 1945
11-Month
42.89"
(1,089.41mm)
34.70"
(881.38mm)
8.19"
(208.03mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1944 1901
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2009
Nov 1944–Oct 1945
12-Month
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
37.45"
(951.23mm)
7.32"
(185.93mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1944 1901
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1993
May 1944–Oct 1945
18-Month
61.20"
(1,554.48mm)
59.01"
(1,498.85mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1940
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2009
Nov 1943–Oct 1945
24-Month
77.86"
(1,977.64mm)
74.88"
(1,901.95mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2009
Ties: 1962
Nov 1942–Oct 1945
36-Month
117.36"
(2,980.94mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
5.09"
(129.28mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1944 1901
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010
Nov 1941–Oct 1945
48-Month
154.78"
(3,931.41mm)
149.71"
(3,802.63mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011
Ties: 1999
Nov 1940–Oct 1945
60-Month
195.25"
(4,959.35mm)
187.11"
(4,752.59mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/