Climate at a Glance

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, December 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1949
1-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1948 1976
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1982
Nov–Dec 1949
2-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1976
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2015
Oct–Dec 1949
3-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1948 1904
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1985
Sep–Dec 1949
4-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1948 1939
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1926
Aug–Dec 1949
5-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1948 1953
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1926
Jul–Dec 1949
6-Month
20.36"
(517.14mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1953
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Jun–Dec 1949
7-Month
24.70"
(627.38mm)
22.59"
(573.79mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1948 1953
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
May–Dec 1949
8-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1948 1953
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Apr–Dec 1949
9-Month
29.15"
(740.41mm)
30.39"
(771.91mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1948 1901
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2015
Mar–Dec 1949
10-Month
32.33"
(821.18mm)
33.48"
(850.39mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Feb–Dec 1949
11-Month
34.86"
(885.44mm)
35.34"
(897.64mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Jan–Dec 1949
12-Month
40.81"
(1,036.57mm)
37.47"
(951.74mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1948 1901
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
Jul 1948–Dec 1949
18-Month
58.97"
(1,497.84mm)
55.97"
(1,421.64mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1953
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1927
Ties: 1951
Jan 1948–Dec 1949
24-Month
77.54"
(1,969.52mm)
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1948 1964
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009
Jan 1947–Dec 1949
36-Month
114.80"
(2,915.92mm)
112.28"
(2,851.91mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1964
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010
Jan 1946–Dec 1949
48-Month
154.23"
(3,917.44mm)
149.70"
(3,802.38mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1946 1956
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Jan 1945–Dec 1949
60-Month
200.13"
(5,083.30mm)
187.12"
(4,752.85mm)
13.01"
(330.45mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/