Climate at a Glance

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, October 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1988
1-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1964
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Ties: 1972
Sep–Oct 1988
2-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1987 1897
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1941
Aug–Oct 1988
3-Month
7.49"
(190.25mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
-2.29"
(-58.16mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1897
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1926
Jul–Oct 1988
4-Month
10.05"
(255.27mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1964 1897
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Jun–Oct 1988
5-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
-6.46"
(-164.08mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1908 1908
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
May–Oct 1988
6-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
21.59"
(548.39mm)
-8.85"
(-224.79mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1897
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993
Apr–Oct 1988
7-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
25.30"
(642.62mm)
-10.72"
(-272.29mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1988
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Mar–Oct 1988
8-Month
17.90"
(454.66mm)
28.39"
(721.11mm)
-10.49"
(-266.45mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1988
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Feb–Oct 1988
9-Month
19.84"
(503.94mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
-10.41"
(-264.41mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1988
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Jan–Oct 1988
10-Month
21.88"
(555.75mm)
32.38"
(822.45mm)
-10.50"
(-266.70mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1901
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Dec 1987–Oct 1988
11-Month
26.99"
(685.55mm)
34.70"
(881.38mm)
-7.71"
(-195.83mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1971 1901
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Nov 1987–Oct 1988
12-Month
30.69"
(779.53mm)
37.45"
(951.23mm)
-6.76"
(-171.70mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1987 1901
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
May 1987–Oct 1988
18-Month
49.74"
(1,263.40mm)
59.01"
(1,498.85mm)
-9.27"
(-235.45mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1964 1940
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Nov 1986–Oct 1988
24-Month
60.03"
(1,524.76mm)
74.88"
(1,901.95mm)
-14.85"
(-377.19mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1964
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Nov 1985–Oct 1988
36-Month
105.38"
(2,676.65mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
-6.89"
(-175.01mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1901
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Nov 1984–Oct 1988
48-Month
147.63"
(3,749.80mm)
149.71"
(3,802.63mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Nov 1983–Oct 1988
60-Month
189.92"
(4,823.97mm)
187.11"
(4,752.59mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1981 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 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/