Climate at a Glance

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1982
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1968
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
11.15"
(283.21mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1985
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
15.07"
(382.78mm)
11.37"
(288.80mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1939
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1926
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
17.13"
(435.10mm)
14.87"
(377.70mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1926
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
21.58"
(548.13mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1993
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
27.66"
(702.56mm)
22.59"
(573.79mm)
5.07"
(128.77mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2015
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
32.58"
(827.53mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1953
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2015
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
38.38"
(974.85mm)
30.39"
(771.91mm)
7.99"
(202.94mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1901
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2015
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
44.68"
(1,134.87mm)
33.48"
(850.39mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2009
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
45.81"
(1,163.57mm)
35.34"
(897.64mm)
10.47"
(265.93mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2009
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
47.61"
(1,209.29mm)
37.47"
(951.74mm)
10.14"
(257.55mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1901
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1993
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
72.19"
(1,833.63mm)
55.97"
(1,421.64mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1953
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
89.15"
(2,264.41mm)
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
14.26"
(362.20mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1964
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2009
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
121.36"
(3,082.54mm)
112.28"
(2,851.91mm)
9.08"
(230.63mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1964
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2010
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
163.12"
(4,143.25mm)
149.70"
(3,802.38mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
203.83"
(5,177.28mm)
187.12"
(4,752.85mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/