Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, October 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1949
1-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1948 1964
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
Sep–Oct 1949
2-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1948 1897
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1941
Aug–Oct 1949
3-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1897
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1926
Jul–Oct 1949
4-Month
15.09"
(383.29mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1948 1897
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Jun–Oct 1949
5-Month
19.43"
(493.52mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1948 1908
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
Ties: 1905
May–Oct 1949
6-Month
22.13"
(562.10mm)
21.59"
(548.39mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1948 1897
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1993
Apr–Oct 1949
7-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
25.30"
(642.62mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1988
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2009
Mar–Oct 1949
8-Month
27.06"
(687.32mm)
28.39"
(721.11mm)
-1.33"
(-33.79mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1948 1988
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2009
Feb–Oct 1949
9-Month
29.59"
(751.59mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1948 1988
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2009
Jan–Oct 1949
10-Month
35.54"
(902.72mm)
32.38"
(822.45mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1948 1901
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Dec 1948–Oct 1949
11-Month
38.18"
(969.77mm)
34.70"
(881.38mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1948 1901
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Nov 1948–Oct 1949
12-Month
41.47"
(1,053.34mm)
37.45"
(951.23mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1948 1901
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
May 1948–Oct 1949
18-Month
61.47"
(1,561.34mm)
59.01"
(1,498.85mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1948 1940
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2009
Nov 1947–Oct 1949
24-Month
76.68"
(1,947.67mm)
74.88"
(1,901.95mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1964
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2009
Nov 1946–Oct 1949
36-Month
116.38"
(2,956.05mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1948 1901
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Nov 1945–Oct 1949
48-Month
153.59"
(3,901.19mm)
149.71"
(3,802.63mm)
3.88"
(98.56mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Nov 1944–Oct 1949
60-Month
198.36"
(5,038.34mm)
187.11"
(4,752.59mm)
11.25"
(285.75mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/