Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, December 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1945
1-Month
2.03"
(51.56mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1976
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1982
Nov–Dec 1945
2-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1944 1976
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Oct–Dec 1945
3-Month
6.29"
(159.77mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1944 1904
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1985
Ties: 1960
Sep–Dec 1945
4-Month
13.86"
(352.04mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1939
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1926
Aug–Dec 1945
5-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1944 1953
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1926
Jul–Dec 1945
6-Month
18.74"
(476.00mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1953
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Jun–Dec 1945
7-Month
25.39"
(644.91mm)
22.59"
(573.79mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1944 1953
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
May–Dec 1945
8-Month
30.76"
(781.30mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1944 1953
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2015
Apr–Dec 1945
9-Month
36.00"
(914.40mm)
30.39"
(771.91mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1944 1901
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2015
Mar–Dec 1945
10-Month
42.39"
(1,076.71mm)
33.48"
(850.39mm)
8.91"
(226.32mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2009
Feb–Dec 1945
11-Month
44.84"
(1,138.94mm)
35.34"
(897.64mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2009
Jan–Dec 1945
12-Month
45.90"
(1,165.86mm)
37.47"
(951.74mm)
8.43"
(214.12mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1944 1901
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1993
Jul 1944–Dec 1945
18-Month
59.13"
(1,501.90mm)
55.97"
(1,421.64mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1944 1953
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1927
Jan 1944–Dec 1945
24-Month
79.47"
(2,018.54mm)
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2009
Jan 1943–Dec 1945
36-Month
114.15"
(2,899.41mm)
112.28"
(2,851.91mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010
Jan 1942–Dec 1945
48-Month
155.17"
(3,941.32mm)
149.70"
(3,802.38mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011
Jan 1941–Dec 1945
60-Month
194.96"
(4,951.98mm)
187.12"
(4,752.85mm)
7.84"
(199.13mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/