Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, July 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1981
1-Month
6.46"
(164.08mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
2.82"
(71.62mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Jun–Jul 1981
2-Month
11.94"
(303.28mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2015
May–Jul 1981
3-Month
18.14"
(460.76mm)
11.80"
(299.72mm)
6.34"
(161.04mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2015
Apr–Jul 1981
4-Month
23.18"
(588.77mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1988
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1957
Mar–Jul 1981
5-Month
24.31"
(617.47mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Feb–Jul 1981
6-Month
26.57"
(674.88mm)
20.47"
(519.94mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2008
Jan–Jul 1981
7-Month
26.88"
(682.75mm)
22.60"
(574.04mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2008
Dec 1980–Jul 1981
8-Month
28.62"
(726.95mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1980 1936
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2008
Nov 1980–Jul 1981
9-Month
29.85"
(758.19mm)
27.67"
(702.82mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1993
Oct 1980–Jul 1981
10-Month
32.03"
(813.56mm)
30.46"
(773.68mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Sep 1980–Jul 1981
11-Month
36.78"
(934.21mm)
33.96"
(862.58mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1927
Aug 1980–Jul 1981
12-Month
42.08"
(1,068.83mm)
37.46"
(951.48mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1927
Feb 1980–Jul 1981
18-Month
59.62"
(1,514.35mm)
57.89"
(1,470.41mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1980 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Aug 1979–Jul 1981
24-Month
73.13"
(1,857.50mm)
74.90"
(1,902.46mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1980 1954
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Aug 1978–Jul 1981
36-Month
113.69"
(2,887.73mm)
112.32"
(2,852.93mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1965
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Aug 1977–Jul 1981
48-Month
155.85"
(3,958.59mm)
149.69"
(3,802.13mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1980 1956
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Aug 1976–Jul 1981
60-Month
185.03"
(4,699.76mm)
187.12"
(4,752.85mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1980 1934
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 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/