Climate at a Glance

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, October 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1968
1-Month
1.10"
(27.94mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1964 1964
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1941
Sep–Oct 1968
2-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1964 1897
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1941
Aug–Oct 1968
3-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1964 1897
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1926
Jul–Oct 1968
4-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1966 1897
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1993
Jun–Oct 1968
5-Month
15.43"
(391.92mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1966 1908
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1993
May–Oct 1968
6-Month
20.35"
(516.89mm)
21.59"
(548.39mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1966 1897
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1993
Ties: 1989
Apr–Oct 1968
7-Month
23.59"
(599.19mm)
25.30"
(642.62mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1966 1988
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2009
Mar–Oct 1968
8-Month
25.66"
(651.76mm)
28.39"
(721.11mm)
-2.73"
(-69.35mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1966 1988
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2009
Feb–Oct 1968
9-Month
26.83"
(681.48mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1966 1988
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2009
Jan–Oct 1968
10-Month
28.39"
(721.11mm)
32.38"
(822.45mm)
-3.99"
(-101.34mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1901
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1993, 2019
Dec 1967–Oct 1968
11-Month
33.23"
(844.04mm)
34.70"
(881.38mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1966 1901
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2009
Ties: 1918
Nov 1967–Oct 1968
12-Month
35.54"
(902.72mm)
37.45"
(951.23mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1966 1901
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1993
May 1967–Oct 1968
18-Month
58.76"
(1,492.50mm)
59.01"
(1,498.85mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1967 1940
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2009
Ties: 1899
Nov 1966–Oct 1968
24-Month
75.94"
(1,928.88mm)
74.88"
(1,901.95mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1964
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2009
Nov 1965–Oct 1968
36-Month
107.89"
(2,740.41mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 1901
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2010
Nov 1964–Oct 1968
48-Month
150.38"
(3,819.65mm)
149.71"
(3,802.63mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Nov 1963–Oct 1968
60-Month
181.01"
(4,597.65mm)
187.11"
(4,752.59mm)
-6.10"
(-154.94mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/