Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Illinois

Precipitation Rankings, October 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1996
1-Month
2.40"
(60.96mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1994 1964
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1941
Sep–Oct 1996
2-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1995 1897
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
Aug–Oct 1996
3-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
9.78"
(248.41mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1979 1897
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Jul–Oct 1996
4-Month
11.71"
(297.43mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1995 1897
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Jun–Oct 1996
5-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
17.50"
(444.50mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1995 1908
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
May–Oct 1996
6-Month
23.69"
(601.73mm)
21.59"
(548.39mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1994 1897
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Apr–Oct 1996
7-Month
28.72"
(729.49mm)
25.30"
(642.62mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1995 1988
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2009
Mar–Oct 1996
8-Month
30.81"
(782.57mm)
28.39"
(721.11mm)
2.42"
(61.46mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1995 1988
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2009
Feb–Oct 1996
9-Month
31.61"
(802.89mm)
30.25"
(768.35mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1994 1988
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2009
Jan–Oct 1996
10-Month
33.93"
(861.82mm)
32.38"
(822.45mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1994 1901
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993, 2019
Dec 1995–Oct 1996
11-Month
35.34"
(897.64mm)
34.70"
(881.38mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1994 1901
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2009
Nov 1995–Oct 1996
12-Month
37.87"
(961.90mm)
37.45"
(951.23mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1994 1901
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
May 1995–Oct 1996
18-Month
61.74"
(1,568.20mm)
59.01"
(1,498.85mm)
2.73"
(69.35mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1995 1940
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2009
Nov 1994–Oct 1996
24-Month
80.30"
(2,039.62mm)
74.88"
(1,901.95mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1995 1964
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2009
Nov 1993–Oct 1996
36-Month
114.10"
(2,898.14mm)
112.27"
(2,851.66mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1990 1901
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010
Nov 1992–Oct 1996
48-Month
168.72"
(4,285.49mm)
149.71"
(3,802.63mm)
19.01"
(482.86mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1995 1956
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2011
Nov 1991–Oct 1996
60-Month
201.08"
(5,107.43mm)
187.11"
(4,752.59mm)
13.97"
(354.84mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1992 1956
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/