Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, July 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1973
1-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1958
Jun–Jul 1973
2-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
May–Jul 1973
3-Month
15.45"
(392.43mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2015
Apr–Jul 1973
4-Month
21.25"
(539.75mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1988
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Mar–Jul 1973
5-Month
27.55"
(699.77mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
8.94"
(227.08mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb–Jul 1973
6-Month
28.68"
(728.47mm)
20.47"
(519.94mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2008
Ties: 1990
Jan–Jul 1973
7-Month
30.48"
(774.19mm)
22.60"
(574.04mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2008
Dec 1972–Jul 1973
8-Month
33.89"
(860.81mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1936
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2008
Nov 1972–Jul 1973
9-Month
38.20"
(970.28mm)
27.67"
(702.82mm)
10.53"
(267.46mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Oct 1972–Jul 1973
10-Month
40.78"
(1,035.81mm)
30.46"
(773.68mm)
10.32"
(262.13mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Sep 1972–Jul 1973
11-Month
45.87"
(1,165.10mm)
33.96"
(862.58mm)
11.91"
(302.52mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Aug 1972–Jul 1973
12-Month
51.19"
(1,300.23mm)
37.46"
(951.48mm)
13.73"
(348.75mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Feb 1972–Jul 1973
18-Month
70.99"
(1,803.15mm)
57.89"
(1,470.41mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Aug 1971–Jul 1973
24-Month
85.75"
(2,178.05mm)
74.90"
(1,902.46mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010
Aug 1970–Jul 1973
36-Month
121.81"
(3,093.97mm)
112.32"
(2,852.93mm)
9.49"
(241.04mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Aug 1969–Jul 1973
48-Month
160.61"
(4,079.49mm)
149.69"
(3,802.13mm)
10.92"
(277.36mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Aug 1968–Jul 1973
60-Month
201.87"
(5,127.50mm)
187.12"
(4,752.85mm)
14.75"
(374.65mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011
Ties: 2015

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/