Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, April 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1946
1-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1934 1971
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Mar–Apr 1946
2-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1936 1915
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1973
Feb–Apr 1946
3-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
8.66"
(219.96mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1941 1895
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1945
Jan–Apr 1946
4-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
10.79"
(274.07mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1943 1895
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1950
Dec 1945–Apr 1946
5-Month
10.95"
(278.13mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1950
Ties: 1905, 1958
Nov 1945–Apr 1946
6-Month
13.55"
(344.17mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1950
Oct 1945–Apr 1946
7-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1940 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1950
Sep 1945–Apr 1946
8-Month
22.78"
(578.61mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1944 1940
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1927
Aug 1945–Apr 1946
9-Month
26.20"
(665.48mm)
25.65"
(651.51mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1944 1954
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1927
Jul 1945–Apr 1946
10-Month
27.66"
(702.56mm)
29.29"
(743.97mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1927
Jun 1945–Apr 1946
11-Month
34.31"
(871.47mm)
33.35"
(847.09mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1945 1934
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1927
May 1945–Apr 1946
12-Month
39.68"
(1,007.87mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2016
Nov 1944–Apr 1946
18-Month
58.32"
(1,481.33mm)
53.30"
(1,353.82mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1945 1902
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Ties: 1929
May 1944–Apr 1946
24-Month
74.75"
(1,898.65mm)
74.87"
(1,901.70mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1945 1915
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2010
May 1943–Apr 1946
36-Month
114.37"
(2,905.00mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1945 1902
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2011
May 1942–Apr 1946
48-Month
154.03"
(3,912.36mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
4.39"
(111.50mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
May 1941–Apr 1946
60-Month
195.61"
(4,968.49mm)
187.06"
(4,751.32mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 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/