Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, April 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1974
1-Month
3.93"
(99.82mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1971
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Mar–Apr 1974
2-Month
7.38"
(187.45mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Feb–Apr 1974
3-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
8.66"
(219.96mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1972 1895
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1945
Jan–Apr 1974
4-Month
12.95"
(328.93mm)
10.79"
(274.07mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1895
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1950
Dec 1973–Apr 1974
5-Month
16.94"
(430.28mm)
13.11"
(332.99mm)
3.83"
(97.29mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1950
Nov 1973–Apr 1974
6-Month
20.26"
(514.60mm)
15.87"
(403.10mm)
4.39"
(111.50mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1950
Oct 1973–Apr 1974
7-Month
24.10"
(612.14mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1950
Sep 1973–Apr 1974
8-Month
28.02"
(711.71mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1940
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1927
Aug 1973–Apr 1974
9-Month
30.08"
(764.03mm)
25.65"
(651.51mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1927
Jul 1973–Apr 1974
10-Month
34.53"
(877.06mm)
29.29"
(743.97mm)
5.24"
(133.09mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1927
Jun 1973–Apr 1974
11-Month
40.61"
(1,031.49mm)
33.35"
(847.09mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1927
May 1973–Apr 1974
12-Month
45.53"
(1,156.46mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2016
Nov 1972–Apr 1974
18-Month
68.28"
(1,734.31mm)
53.30"
(1,353.82mm)
14.98"
(380.49mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1902
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
May 1972–Apr 1974
24-Month
91.51"
(2,324.35mm)
74.87"
(1,901.70mm)
16.64"
(422.65mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1973 1915
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
May 1971–Apr 1974
36-Month
127.23"
(3,231.64mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1973 1902
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2011
May 1970–Apr 1974
48-Month
166.11"
(4,219.19mm)
149.64"
(3,800.86mm)
16.47"
(418.33mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011
May 1969–Apr 1974
60-Month
205.77"
(5,226.56mm)
187.06"
(4,751.32mm)
18.71"
(475.24mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1973 1957
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/