Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, October 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1946
1-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1945 1964
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Ties: 1914
Sep–Oct 1946
2-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1897
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Ties: 1915
Aug–Oct 1946
3-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1897
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1926
Jul–Oct 1946
4-Month
13.11"
(332.99mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1944 1897
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
Jun–Oct 1946
5-Month
17.51"
(444.75mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1944 1908
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
May–Oct 1946
6-Month
23.66"
(600.96mm)
21.59"
(548.39mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1944 1897
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
Apr–Oct 1946
7-Month
25.56"
(649.22mm)
25.30"
(642.62mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1988
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009
Mar–Oct 1946
8-Month
28.39"
(721.11mm)
28.39"
(721.11mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1944 1988
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009
Feb–Oct 1946
9-Month
30.43"
(772.92mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1988
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009
Ties: 1943
Jan–Oct 1946
10-Month
32.58"
(827.53mm)
32.38"
(822.45mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1944 1901
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Dec 1945–Oct 1946
11-Month
34.61"
(879.09mm)
34.70"
(881.38mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1901
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Ties: 1924
Nov 1945–Oct 1946
12-Month
37.21"
(945.13mm)
37.45"
(951.23mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1944 1901
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
May 1945–Oct 1946
18-Month
63.34"
(1,608.84mm)
59.01"
(1,498.85mm)
4.33"
(109.99mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1945 1940
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2009
Nov 1944–Oct 1946
24-Month
81.98"
(2,082.29mm)
74.88"
(1,901.95mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1945 1964
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2009
Nov 1943–Oct 1946
36-Month
115.07"
(2,922.78mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1944 1901
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2010
Nov 1942–Oct 1946
48-Month
154.57"
(3,926.08mm)
149.71"
(3,802.63mm)
4.86"
(123.45mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Nov 1941–Oct 1946
60-Month
191.99"
(4,876.55mm)
187.11"
(4,752.59mm)
4.88"
(123.96mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/