Climate at a Glance

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, December 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1968
1-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1965 1976
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1982
Nov–Dec 1968
2-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 1973
Oct–Dec 1968
3-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1965 1904
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1985
Sep–Dec 1968
4-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1964 1939
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1926
Aug–Dec 1968
5-Month
15.17"
(385.32mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1964 1953
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1926
Jul–Dec 1968
6-Month
18.59"
(472.19mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1966 1953
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1993
Jun–Dec 1968
7-Month
22.74"
(577.60mm)
22.59"
(573.79mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1966 1953
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2015
Ties: 1980
May–Dec 1968
8-Month
27.66"
(702.56mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1966 1953
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2015
Apr–Dec 1968
9-Month
30.90"
(784.86mm)
30.39"
(771.91mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1901
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2015
Mar–Dec 1968
10-Month
32.97"
(837.44mm)
33.48"
(850.39mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2009
Feb–Dec 1968
11-Month
34.14"
(867.16mm)
35.34"
(897.64mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2009
Jan–Dec 1968
12-Month
35.70"
(906.78mm)
37.47"
(951.74mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1901
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1993
Jul 1967–Dec 1968
18-Month
57.99"
(1,472.95mm)
55.97"
(1,421.64mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1967 1953
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1927
Jan 1967–Dec 1968
24-Month
76.25"
(1,936.75mm)
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1967 1964
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2009
Jan 1966–Dec 1968
36-Month
111.16"
(2,823.46mm)
112.28"
(2,851.91mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1966 1964
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2010
Jan 1965–Dec 1968
48-Month
152.97"
(3,885.44mm)
149.70"
(3,802.38mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2011
Jan 1964–Dec 1968
60-Month
185.08"
(4,701.03mm)
187.12"
(4,752.85mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1967 1956
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/