Climate at a Glance

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, October 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1974
1-Month
1.76"
(44.70mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1971 1964
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Sep–Oct 1974
2-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1964 1897
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1941
Ties: 1938
Aug–Oct 1974
3-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1971 1897
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1926
Jul–Oct 1974
4-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1966 1897
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Ties: 1966
Jun–Oct 1974
5-Month
16.17"
(410.72mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1971 1908
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
May–Oct 1974
6-Month
23.18"
(588.77mm)
21.59"
(548.39mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1897
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
Apr–Oct 1974
7-Month
27.11"
(688.59mm)
25.30"
(642.62mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2009
Mar–Oct 1974
8-Month
30.56"
(776.22mm)
28.39"
(721.11mm)
2.17"
(55.11mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2009
Feb–Oct 1974
9-Month
32.78"
(832.61mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2009
Jan–Oct 1974
10-Month
36.13"
(917.70mm)
32.38"
(822.45mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1901
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 1973–Oct 1974
11-Month
40.12"
(1,019.05mm)
34.70"
(881.38mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1901
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1973–Oct 1974
12-Month
43.44"
(1,103.38mm)
37.45"
(951.23mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1901
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1993
May 1973–Oct 1974
18-Month
68.71"
(1,745.23mm)
59.01"
(1,498.85mm)
9.70"
(246.38mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1940
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2009
Nov 1972–Oct 1974
24-Month
91.46"
(2,323.08mm)
74.88"
(1,901.95mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1973 1964
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Nov 1971–Oct 1974
36-Month
132.40"
(3,362.96mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
20.13"
(511.30mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 1901
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 1970–Oct 1974
48-Month
160.48"
(4,076.19mm)
149.71"
(3,802.63mm)
10.77"
(273.56mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1973 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Nov 1969–Oct 1974
60-Month
202.57"
(5,145.28mm)
187.11"
(4,752.59mm)
15.46"
(392.69mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1956
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/