Climate at a Glance

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, December 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1955
1-Month
0.45"
(11.43mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1976
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1982
Nov–Dec 1955
2-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1933 1976
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Oct–Dec 1955
3-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1904
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1985
Sep–Dec 1955
4-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1953 1939
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1926
Aug–Dec 1955
5-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1953 1953
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1926
Jul–Dec 1955
6-Month
15.59"
(395.99mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-2.92"
(-74.16mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1953 1953
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jun–Dec 1955
7-Month
19.41"
(493.01mm)
22.59"
(573.79mm)
-3.18"
(-80.78mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1953 1953
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
May–Dec 1955
8-Month
23.51"
(597.15mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1953 1953
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Apr–Dec 1955
9-Month
27.49"
(698.25mm)
30.39"
(771.91mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1953 1901
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2015
Mar–Dec 1955
10-Month
29.95"
(760.73mm)
33.48"
(850.39mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1953 1930
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2009
Feb–Dec 1955
11-Month
32.50"
(825.50mm)
35.34"
(897.64mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1953 1930
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2009
Jan–Dec 1955
12-Month
34.36"
(872.74mm)
37.47"
(951.74mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1953 1901
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jul 1954–Dec 1955
18-Month
53.01"
(1,346.45mm)
55.97"
(1,421.64mm)
-2.96"
(-75.19mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1954 1953
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1927
Jan 1954–Dec 1955
24-Month
69.71"
(1,770.63mm)
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
-5.18"
(-131.58mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1964
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Jan 1953–Dec 1955
36-Month
97.15"
(2,467.61mm)
112.28"
(2,851.91mm)
-15.13"
(-384.30mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1954 1964
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Jan 1952–Dec 1955
48-Month
130.68"
(3,319.27mm)
149.70"
(3,802.38mm)
-19.02"
(-483.11mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011
Jan 1951–Dec 1955
60-Month
173.68"
(4,411.47mm)
187.12"
(4,752.85mm)
-13.44"
(-341.38mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1940 1956
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/