Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, December 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1951
1-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1982
Nov–Dec 1951
2-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2015
Ties: 1918
Oct–Dec 1951
3-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1904
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1985
Ties: 1966
Sep–Dec 1951
4-Month
12.22"
(310.39mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1950 1939
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1926
Ties: 1932, 1987
Aug–Dec 1951
5-Month
15.91"
(404.11mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1950 1953
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1926
Jul–Dec 1951
6-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1950 1953
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1993
Jun–Dec 1951
7-Month
26.74"
(679.20mm)
22.59"
(573.79mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1950 1953
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2015
May–Dec 1951
8-Month
29.98"
(761.49mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1950 1953
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2015
Apr–Dec 1951
9-Month
33.39"
(848.11mm)
30.39"
(771.91mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1950 1901
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2015
Mar–Dec 1951
10-Month
36.92"
(937.77mm)
33.48"
(850.39mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1950 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009
Feb–Dec 1951
11-Month
40.84"
(1,037.34mm)
35.34"
(897.64mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009
Jan–Dec 1951
12-Month
43.00"
(1,092.20mm)
37.47"
(951.74mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1950 1901
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1993
Jul 1950–Dec 1951
18-Month
58.97"
(1,497.84mm)
55.97"
(1,421.64mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1953
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Ties: 1949
Jan 1950–Dec 1951
24-Month
84.76"
(2,152.90mm)
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
9.87"
(250.69mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1950 1964
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009
Jan 1949–Dec 1951
36-Month
125.57"
(3,189.48mm)
112.28"
(2,851.91mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1950 1964
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2010
Jan 1948–Dec 1951
48-Month
162.30"
(4,122.42mm)
149.70"
(3,802.38mm)
12.60"
(320.04mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Jan 1947–Dec 1951
60-Month
199.56"
(5,068.82mm)
187.12"
(4,752.85mm)
12.44"
(315.97mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/