Climate at a Glance

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, December 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1953
1-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1982
Nov–Dec 1953
2-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2015
Oct–Dec 1953
3-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1985
Sep–Dec 1953
4-Month
5.64"
(143.26mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-5.73"
(-145.54mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1939 1939
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1926
Aug–Dec 1953
5-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-8.07"
(-204.98mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1953
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1926
Jul–Dec 1953
6-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-8.09"
(-205.48mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1953
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Jun–Dec 1953
7-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
22.59"
(573.79mm)
-8.87"
(-225.30mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1953
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2015
May–Dec 1953
8-Month
16.77"
(425.96mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
-9.91"
(-251.71mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1953
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2015
Apr–Dec 1953
9-Month
19.64"
(498.86mm)
30.39"
(771.91mm)
-10.75"
(-273.05mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1901
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2015
Mar–Dec 1953
10-Month
24.13"
(612.90mm)
33.48"
(850.39mm)
-9.35"
(-237.49mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Feb–Dec 1953
11-Month
25.65"
(651.51mm)
35.34"
(897.64mm)
-9.69"
(-246.13mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Jan–Dec 1953
12-Month
27.44"
(696.98mm)
37.47"
(951.74mm)
-10.03"
(-254.76mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1901
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Jul 1952–Dec 1953
18-Month
41.53"
(1,054.86mm)
55.97"
(1,421.64mm)
-14.44"
(-366.78mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1953
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1927
Jan 1952–Dec 1953
24-Month
60.97"
(1,548.64mm)
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
-13.92"
(-353.57mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1964
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Jan 1951–Dec 1953
36-Month
103.97"
(2,640.84mm)
112.28"
(2,851.91mm)
-8.31"
(-211.07mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1934 1964
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Jan 1950–Dec 1953
48-Month
145.73"
(3,701.54mm)
149.70"
(3,802.38mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1943 1956
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Jan 1949–Dec 1953
60-Month
186.54"
(4,738.12mm)
187.12"
(4,752.85mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1944 1956
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/