Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, December 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1952
1-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1982
Ties: 1947
Nov–Dec 1952
2-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2015
Ties: 1926
Oct–Dec 1952
3-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1950 1904
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1985
Sep–Dec 1952
4-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1943 1939
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1926
Aug–Dec 1952
5-Month
10.76"
(273.30mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-4.11"
(-104.40mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1943 1953
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1926
Jul–Dec 1952
6-Month
14.09"
(357.89mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-4.42"
(-112.26mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1944 1953
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jun–Dec 1952
7-Month
18.88"
(479.55mm)
22.59"
(573.79mm)
-3.71"
(-94.24mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1944 1953
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2015
May–Dec 1952
8-Month
22.36"
(567.94mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1953
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2015
Apr–Dec 1952
9-Month
26.02"
(660.91mm)
30.39"
(771.91mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2015
Mar–Dec 1952
10-Month
30.24"
(768.10mm)
33.48"
(850.39mm)
-3.24"
(-82.29mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1930
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Feb–Dec 1952
11-Month
31.82"
(808.23mm)
35.34"
(897.64mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1940 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Jan–Dec 1952
12-Month
33.53"
(851.66mm)
37.47"
(951.74mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jul 1951–Dec 1952
18-Month
54.31"
(1,379.47mm)
55.97"
(1,421.64mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1948 1953
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1927
Jan 1951–Dec 1952
24-Month
76.53"
(1,943.86mm)
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1964
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Jan 1950–Dec 1952
36-Month
118.29"
(3,004.57mm)
112.28"
(2,851.91mm)
6.01"
(152.66mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1949 1964
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2010
Jan 1949–Dec 1952
48-Month
159.10"
(4,041.14mm)
149.70"
(3,802.38mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1950 1956
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Jan 1948–Dec 1952
60-Month
195.83"
(4,974.08mm)
187.12"
(4,752.85mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/