Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, December 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1947
1-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1945 1976
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1982
Ties: 1952
Nov–Dec 1947
2-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1944 1976
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Oct–Dec 1947
3-Month
7.49"
(190.25mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1985
Sep–Dec 1947
4-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1939
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1926
Aug–Dec 1947
5-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1944 1953
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1926
Ties: 1903
Jul–Dec 1947
6-Month
15.44"
(392.18mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-3.07"
(-77.97mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1944 1953
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1993
Jun–Dec 1947
7-Month
21.77"
(552.96mm)
22.59"
(573.79mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1944 1953
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
May–Dec 1947
8-Month
26.11"
(663.19mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1944 1953
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Apr–Dec 1947
9-Month
32.49"
(825.25mm)
30.39"
(771.91mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1946 1901
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
Mar–Dec 1947
10-Month
34.83"
(884.68mm)
33.48"
(850.39mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009
Feb–Dec 1947
11-Month
35.02"
(889.51mm)
35.34"
(897.64mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009
Jan–Dec 1947
12-Month
37.26"
(946.40mm)
37.47"
(951.74mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1901
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1993
Jul 1946–Dec 1947
18-Month
57.22"
(1,453.39mm)
55.97"
(1,421.64mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1944 1953
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1927
Jan 1946–Dec 1947
24-Month
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009
Jan 1945–Dec 1947
36-Month
122.59"
(3,113.79mm)
112.28"
(2,851.91mm)
10.31"
(261.88mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1964
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2010
Jan 1944–Dec 1947
48-Month
156.16"
(3,966.46mm)
149.70"
(3,802.38mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Jan 1943–Dec 1947
60-Month
190.84"
(4,847.34mm)
187.12"
(4,752.85mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/