Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, October 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1952
1-Month
0.67"
(17.02mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1908 1964
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Sep–Oct 1952
2-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
-3.76"
(-95.51mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1908 1897
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Aug–Oct 1952
3-Month
5.65"
(143.51mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1908 1897
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1926
Jul–Oct 1952
4-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1940 1897
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jun–Oct 1952
5-Month
13.77"
(349.76mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1944 1908
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
May–Oct 1952
6-Month
17.25"
(438.15mm)
21.59"
(548.39mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1944 1897
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Apr–Oct 1952
7-Month
20.91"
(531.11mm)
25.30"
(642.62mm)
-4.39"
(-111.51mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1940 1988
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Mar–Oct 1952
8-Month
25.13"
(638.30mm)
28.39"
(721.11mm)
-3.26"
(-82.81mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1940 1988
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Feb–Oct 1952
9-Month
26.71"
(678.43mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1940 1988
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Jan–Oct 1952
10-Month
28.42"
(721.87mm)
32.38"
(822.45mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Dec 1951–Oct 1952
11-Month
30.79"
(782.07mm)
34.70"
(881.38mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Ties: 1966
Nov 1951–Oct 1952
12-Month
34.08"
(865.63mm)
37.45"
(951.23mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1944 1901
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
May 1951–Oct 1952
18-Month
58.40"
(1,483.36mm)
59.01"
(1,498.85mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1948 1940
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Nov 1950–Oct 1952
24-Month
75.51"
(1,917.95mm)
74.88"
(1,901.95mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1948 1964
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Nov 1949–Oct 1952
36-Month
118.45"
(3,008.63mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1949 1901
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2010
Nov 1948–Oct 1952
48-Month
159.92"
(4,061.97mm)
149.71"
(3,802.63mm)
10.21"
(259.34mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Nov 1947–Oct 1952
60-Month
195.13"
(4,956.30mm)
187.11"
(4,752.59mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/