Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, October 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1953
1-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1964
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Sep–Oct 1953
2-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1952 1897
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1941
Aug–Oct 1953
3-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
-5.54"
(-140.71mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1908 1897
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1926
Jul–Oct 1953
4-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
-5.56"
(-141.23mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1908 1897
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Jun–Oct 1953
5-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
-6.34"
(-161.04mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1908 1908
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
May–Oct 1953
6-Month
14.21"
(360.93mm)
21.59"
(548.39mm)
-7.38"
(-187.46mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1930 1897
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Apr–Oct 1953
7-Month
17.08"
(433.83mm)
25.30"
(642.62mm)
-8.22"
(-208.79mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1930 1988
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Mar–Oct 1953
8-Month
21.57"
(547.88mm)
28.39"
(721.11mm)
-6.82"
(-173.23mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1940 1988
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Feb–Oct 1953
9-Month
23.09"
(586.49mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-7.16"
(-181.86mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1940 1988
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Jan–Oct 1953
10-Month
24.88"
(631.95mm)
32.38"
(822.45mm)
-7.50"
(-190.50mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993, 2019
Dec 1952–Oct 1953
11-Month
26.95"
(684.53mm)
34.70"
(881.38mm)
-7.75"
(-196.85mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Nov 1952–Oct 1953
12-Month
29.99"
(761.75mm)
37.45"
(951.23mm)
-7.46"
(-189.48mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
May 1952–Oct 1953
18-Month
47.24"
(1,199.90mm)
59.01"
(1,498.85mm)
-11.77"
(-298.95mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1940 1940
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Nov 1951–Oct 1953
24-Month
64.07"
(1,627.38mm)
74.88"
(1,901.95mm)
-10.81"
(-274.57mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1940 1964
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Nov 1950–Oct 1953
36-Month
105.50"
(2,679.70mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
-6.77"
(-171.96mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1942 1901
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Nov 1949–Oct 1953
48-Month
148.44"
(3,770.38mm)
149.71"
(3,802.63mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Nov 1948–Oct 1953
60-Month
189.91"
(4,823.71mm)
187.11"
(4,752.59mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/